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    98. Starbucks

    Starbucks
    Rank: 98 (Previous rank: 93)
    What makes it so great?
    It was a bounce-back year for the coffee giant, but CEO Howard Schultz refused investor pressure to dial back on health care costs.
    Headquarters:
    2401 Utah Ave S.
    Suite 800
    Seattle, WA 98134
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 9,775
    Website: www.starbucks.com
     
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    Employees  
    U.S. employees 103,425
    Employees outside U.S. 75,434
    Jobs  
    New jobs (1 year) -775
    % job growth (1 year) -5%
    % voluntary turnover 10%
    Applicants 311,895
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) 2,000+
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Store Manager
    $50,673
    Most common job (hourly):
    Distribution Partner
    $33,239
    Benefits  
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care Yes
    Health  
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center Yes
    Subsidized gym membership Yes
    Work-life  
    Job sharing program Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    Diversity  
    % minorities 31%
    % women 65%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Yes
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Yes
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 320
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 70
    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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