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54. Paychex
Paychex
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 54 (Previous rank: 39)
What makes it so great?
Payroll provider restocked its vending machines with healthy snacks and nuts, and employees get checks ranging from $100 to $300 for trying to get fit.
Headquarters: 1175 John Street
Rochester, NY 14586
2008 revenue ($ millions): 2,100
Website: www.paychex.com

Is Paychex a great employer, or what?
Paychex stats
Employees  
U.S. employees 12,456
Employees outside U.S. 31
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 221
% job growth (1 year) 2%
% voluntary turnover 11%
Applicants 122,984
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 331
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Sales Representative
N.A.
Most common job (hourly):
Payroll Specialist
N.A.
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities N.A.%
% women 61%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 72
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 135
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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