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62. Kimley-Horn
Rank: 62 (Previous rank: 35)
What makes it so great?
Hit hard by the recession, engineering consultant laid off 455 staff members. Firm softened the impact with relocations and an innovative cost-cutting plan linked to community service.
Headquarters: 3001 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513-2301
2008 revenue ($ millions): 461

Is Kimley-Horn a great employer, or what?
Kimley-Horn stats
U.S. employees 1,808
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) -397
% job growth (1 year) -19%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 15,381
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 20
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Experienced Analyst
Most common job (hourly):
Administrative support
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage Yes
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 14%
% women 31%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 45
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 21
From the Feb. 8, 2010 issue
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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