100 Best Companies to Work For
S.C. Johnson
Rank: 10 (2005 rank: 7)
Headquarters: Racine, WI
Industry: General Merchandisers
Midsized Companies Rank: 6
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 6,500
U.S. Sites: 15
Website: http://www.scjohnson.com
What makes it so great?
They just won't budge. The family-owned consumer-products manufacturer has a devoted workforce, witnessed by an incredibly low turnover rate of 2%. Part of the reason: profit-sharing that added 19% to pay last year.
U.S. employees 3,404
Employees outside U.S. 8,596
% minorities 15
% women 38
New jobs (1 year) 8
% job growth (1 year) 0
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 40
% voluntary turnover 2
Applicants 6,131
Most common job (salaried) Sr. Research Scientist $102,161
Most common job (hourly) Assoc - Production $58,300
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.