30. Russell Investment Grp.
What makes it so great?
Developer of such well-known stock market indexes as the Russell 2000 is small and powerful, trading $2 billion to $4 billion of stock every day. Russell has pumped 15% of pay into retirement accounts every year since 1975.

Headquarters: Tacoma
Top 3 (of 15) U.S. locations: Tacoma , New York , San Francisco
2005 revenue ($ millions): 1,100
Website: www.russell.com
U.S. employees 1,206
Employees outside U.S. 732
New jobs (1 year) 131
% job growth (1 year) 12
% voluntary turnover 5
Applicants 7,064
Most common job (salaried):
Investment Professional
Most common job (hourly):
Job sharing program? No
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 70
Paid sabbaticals? Yes
100% health care coverage Yes
% minorities 12%
% women 52%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
From the January 22, 2007 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 2005 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 salaried and hourly employees.