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12. Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA
Rank: 12 (Previous rank: 15)
What makes it so great?
To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Karl Benz's invention of the automobile, the company gave bonuses based on tenure -- workers in the U.S. with more than 14 years of service got $1,400.
One Mercedes Drive
Montvale, NJ 07645
2010 revenue ($ millions): 1,200
Website: www.mbusa.com
Network with Mercedes-Benz USA
U.S. employees 1,680
Employees outside U.S. 3
New jobs (1 year) 36
% job growth (1 year) 2%
% voluntary turnover 3%
Applicants 3,000
Job openings (as of 1/2/12) 75
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Automotive Field Technical Specialist
Most common job (hourly):
Warehouse Associate
Fully paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 25%
% women 29%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 30
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 20
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 are from July 2011 and 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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