100 Best Companies to Work For
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Rank: 71 (2005 rank: 82)
  
Headquarters: New York, NY
Industry: Financial Services
Large Companies Rank: 23
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 19,000
U.S. Sites: 92
Website: http://www.pwc.com
What makes it so great?
The accounting firm is piloting a program designed to reduce work hours. It also invented a new position for career employees who are not on a partner track, thereby getting rid of the old "up or out" culture.
U.S. employees 26,392
Employees outside U.S. 250
% minorities 24
% women 48
New jobs (1 year) 2,583
% job growth (1 year) 11
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 150
% voluntary turnover 13
Applicants 283,374
Most common job (salaried) Manager/Supervisor $83,334
Most common job (hourly) Executive Assistant $51,021
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.