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    74. Nordstrom

    Rank: 74 (Previous rank: 53)
    What makes it so great?
    Now in its 110th year, upscale specialty retailer continues to live by its one-sentence doctrine: "Use good judgment in all situations."
    1617 6th Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 8,627
    Website: www.nordstrom.com
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    U.S. employees 49,447
    Employees outside U.S. 0
    New jobs (1 year) 4,734
    % job growth (1 year) 19%
    % voluntary turnover N.A.
    Applicants 559,380
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) 3,663
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Sales Department Manager
    Most common job (hourly):
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center No
    Subsidized gym membership No
    Job sharing program Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    % minorities 41%
    % women 73%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 48
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 73
    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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