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49. Mercedes-Benz USA
Mercedes-Benz USA
Rank: 49 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Sales and marketing arm of the German automaker prides itself on a culture of openness. New blog, MB Community, lets employees share ideas for change.
Headquarters: One Mercedes Drive
Montvale, NJ 07645
2008 revenue ($ millions): 11,600
Website: www.mbusa.com

Is Mercedes-Benz USA a great employer, or what?
Mercedes-Benz USA stats
Employees  
U.S. employees 1,612
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 7
% job growth (1 year) 0%
% voluntary turnover 3%
Applicants 59,000
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 15
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Automotive Technical Specialist
$106,785
Most common job (hourly):
Warehouse Associate II
$45,792
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 27%
% women 30%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 30
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 8
From the Feb. 8, 2010 issue
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2008 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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