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    11. Edward Jones

    Edward Jones
    Rank: 11 (Previous rank: 2)
    What makes it so great?
    The investment adviser has made diversity a priority with new recruitment programs to bring people of color into a workforce that is 93% white. As the company itself says, it "does not aspire to be a firm of middle-aged white men."
    12555 Manchester Road
    St. Louis, MO 63131
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 3,548
    Website: www.edwardjones.com
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    U.S. employees 35,987
    Employees outside U.S. 2,047
    New jobs (1 year) 571
    % job growth (1 year) 2%
    % voluntary turnover 9%
    Applicants 204,305
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) 890
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Sr. Programmer Analyst
    Most common job (hourly):
    Branch Office Administrator
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center No
    Subsidized gym membership Yes
    Job sharing program Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    % minorities 7%
    % women 63%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 247
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 19
    From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 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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