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Fortune 1000 rank: 316
Best Companies rank: 98
No. of U.S. employees: 29,554
Most common salaried job: Store Manager
Avg. pay in that job: $68,513

What makes it so great? The 142-year-old paint company wants recruits for the long haul: 10% of workforce has more than 20 years' service; 30%, more than ten years. CEO Chris Connor is a 25-year vet.

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Last updated April 24 2008: 10:56 AM ET