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    68. Stryker

    Stryker
    Rank: 68 (Previous rank: N.A.)
    What makes it so great?
    The medical device maker and newcomer to the list recently retrained every employee in pursuit of quality service and high product standards.
    Headquarters:
    2825 Airview Blvd.
    Kalamazoo, MI 49002
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 6,723
    Website: www.stryker.com
     
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    Employees  
    U.S. employees 8,389
    Employees outside U.S. 8,438
    Jobs  
    New jobs (1 year) -194
    % job growth (1 year) -2%
    % voluntary turnover 8%
    Applicants 124,322
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Recon Sales Associate
    $74,343
    Most common job (hourly):
    Endoscopic Specialist
    $43,015
    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 Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    Diversity  
    % minorities 21%
    % women 28%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Yes
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Yes
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 120
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 100
    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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