Headquarters: Newark, DE Industry: High-Tech Manufacturing Midsized Companies Rank: 2 2004 Revenue ($ millions): 1,840 U.S. Sites: 26 Website:http://www.gore.com
What makes it so great?
To encourage innovation at the maker of Gore-Tex fabrics, Elixir guitar strings, and Glide dental floss, there are no bosses, job titles, or organization charts, just
sponsors, team members, and leaders.
Employees outside U.S.
New jobs (1 year)
% job growth (1 year)
Professional training (hrs./yr.)
% voluntary turnover
Average annual pay
Most common job (salaried)
Field Sales Associate
Most common job (hourly)
Medical Device Assembler
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. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate
plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.