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    25. Umpqua Bank

    Umpqua Bank
    Rank: 25 (Previous rank: 23)
    What makes it so great?
    At this West Coast bank, each day begins with a huddle, where employees share customer service stories. Then someone brews the company's signature blend of coffee. Employees also get 40 hours of paid time off every year to do volunteer work.
    Headquarters:
    One SW Columbia Street
    Portland, OR 97258
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 391
    Website: www.umpquabank.com
     
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    Employees  
    U.S. employees 2,154
    Employees outside U.S. 0
    Jobs  
    New jobs (1 year) 307
    % job growth (1 year) 18%
    % voluntary turnover 8%
    Applicants 48,633
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Store Manager
    $56,315
    Most common job (hourly):
    Universal Associate
    $31,947
    Benefits  
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    Health  
    100% health-care coverage Yes
    Onsite fitness center No
    Subsidized gym membership No
    Work-life  
    Job sharing program No
    Compressed workweek No
    Telecommuting No
    Diversity  
    % minorities 15%
    % women 74%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Yes
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Yes
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 47
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 47
    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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