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57. DPR Construction
DPR Construction
Rank: 57 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
No one has a private office at this general contractor, and titles are taboo. Employees get fat checks ($5,000 to $20,000) for new-hire referrals.
Headquarters: 1450 Veterans Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
2008 revenue ($ millions): 1,836
Website: www.dpr.com

Is DPR Construction a great employer, or what?
DPR Construction stats
Employees  
U.S. employees 1,142
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) -21
% job growth (1 year) -2%
% voluntary turnover 3%
Applicants 362
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 9
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Superintendents
$122,600
Most common job (hourly):
Field Office Coordinator
$59,500
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals Yes
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 23%
% women 26%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 45
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 40
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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