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    93. J. M. Smucker

    J. M. Smucker
    Rank: 93 (Previous rank: 47)
    What makes it so great?
    Employees love the family feeling at the foodmaker, which announced the closure of five plants at least a year in advance so workers could prepare.
    Headquarters:
    One Strawberry Lane
    Orrville, OH 44667
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 4,605
    Website: www.smuckers.com
     
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    Employees  
    U.S. employees 4,157
    Employees outside U.S. 558
    Jobs  
    New jobs (1 year) -174
    % job growth (1 year) -4%
    % voluntary turnover 3%
    Applicants 21,000
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Route Sales Representative
    $51,075
    Most common job (hourly):
    Consumer Communication Center Representative
    $27,400
    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 17%
    % women 34%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Yes
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Yes
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 160
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 160
    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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