Top companies: Top 10 for job growth
Rank Company Best Cos. rank New employees U.S. employees
1 Google 1 7,020 18,500
2 Darden Restaurants 99 5,137 169,516
3 Novo Nordisk 43 3,957 3,961
4 Marriott International 57 2,951 108,939
5 Whole Foods Market 32 2,699 60,213
6 Deloitte 67 2,630 41,125
7 Accenture 92 2,600 34,000
8 Cisco 90 2,486 34,847
9 PricewaterhouseCoopers 48 2,468 30,569
10 Stryker 80 1,981 10,368
From the Feb. 6, 2012 issue
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. Revenues are for 2010 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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