100 Best Companies to Work For
Marriott International
Rank: 99 (2005 rank: 63)
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Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Industry: Hotels, Casinos, Resorts
Large Companies Rank: 37
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 10,099
U.S. Sites: 2,271
Website: http://www.marriott.com
What makes it so great?
They're a committed bunch at this hotel chain, where J.W. Marriott Jr., the 73-year-old son of the founder, visits 200 sites a year. Nearly a quarter of employees have more than ten years of service; 5,000 more have 20-plus.
U.S. employees 126,704
Employees outside U.S. 6,600
% minorities 59
% women 54
New jobs (1 year) 2,941
% job growth (1 year) 3
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 87
% voluntary turnover 18
Applicants N.A.
Most common job (salaried) Sales Manager $50,333
Most common job (hourly) Housekeeper $22,075
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.