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    41. Devon Energy

    Devon Energy
    Rank: 41 (Previous rank: 20)
    What makes it so great?
    In 2005, Devon began offering its employees a generous $3,000 per employee referral. In five years the company has awarded more than $2 million in the grants, with some staffers pocketing as many as three in a year.
    Headquarters:
    20 N. Broadway
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 8,015
    Website: www.devonenergy.com
     
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    Employees  
    U.S. employees 3,508
    Employees outside U.S. 1,826
    Jobs  
    New jobs (1 year) -405
    % job growth (1 year) -10%
    % voluntary turnover 3%
    Applicants 18,138
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Engineer
    $172,575
    Most common job (hourly):
    Lease Operators
    $71,599
    Benefits  
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    Health  
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center Yes
    Subsidized gym membership No
    Work-life  
    Job sharing program No
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting No
    Diversity  
    % minorities 13%
    % women 30%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Yes
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    No
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 28
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 25
    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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