100 Best Companies to Work For
Perkins Coie
Rank: 48 (2005 rank: 47)
  
Headquarters: Seattle, WA
Industry: Legal Services
Small Companies Rank: 16
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 297
U.S. Sites: 14
Website: http://www.perkinscoie.com
What makes it so great?
This law firm offers incentives galore to the staff, including a 5% bonus at year-end in addition to a 7.3% contribution to retirement accounts. Recognition awards include roundtrip airline tickets and gift certificates.
U.S. employees 1,553
Employees outside U.S. 2
% minorities 15
% women 58
New jobs (1 year) -59
% job growth (1 year) -4
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 50
% voluntary turnover 13
Applicants 4,590
Most common job (salaried) Associate $139,112
Most common job (hourly) Legal Secretary $55,993
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. 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.