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Rank: 69 (Previous rank: 66)
What makes it so great?
Nonprofit systems-engineering firm for the federal government spends $7 million a year on employee training; 65% of employees hold an advanced degree.
Headquarters: 7515 Colshire Drive
McLean, VA 22102
2008 revenue ($ millions): 1,234
Website: www.mitre.org

Is MITRE a great employer, or what?
MITRE stats
U.S. employees 6,572
Employees outside U.S. 67
New jobs (1 year) 136
% job growth (1 year) 2%
% voluntary turnover 4%
Applicants 21,753
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 299
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Information Systems Engineer, Lead
Most common job (hourly):
Office Administration Specialist
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 16%
% women 31%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 60
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 40
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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