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    10. DreamWorks Animation SKG

    DreamWorks Animation SKG
    Rank: 10 (Previous rank: 6)
    What makes it so great?
    The creators of Shrek and Kung Fu Panda are lavished with free breakfast and lunch, movie screenings, afternoon yoga, on-campus art classes and monthly parties.

    CEO Jefferey Katzenberg still takes time to call job candidates to encourage them to join.

    Any DreamWorker can pitch a movie idea to company executives -- and can take the company-sponsored "Lifeís A Pitch" workshop to learn how best to do it.

    Headquarters:
    1000 Flower Street
    Glendale, CA 91201
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 725
    Website: www.dreamworksanimation.com
     
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    Employees  
    U.S. employees 1,994
    Employees outside U.S. 14
    Jobs  
    New jobs (1 year) 180
    % job growth (1 year) 10%
    % voluntary turnover 5%
    Applicants 31,000
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Software Engineer
    $112,060
    Most common job (hourly):
    Animator
    $118,670
    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 Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    Diversity  
    % minorities 24%
    % women 29%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Yes
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Yes
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 53
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 73
    From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
    * 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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