45. Bain & Co.
What makes it so great?
The annual Bain World Cup brings together staffers worldwide for a soccer competition. In 2006, 28 offices fielded players in Brussels, where Bain Northeast defeated Stockholm, 1-0, in front of 500 employees.

Headquarters: Boston
Top 3 (of 7) U.S. locations: Boston , San Francisco , New York
2005 revenue ($ millions): N.A.
Website: www.bain.com
U.S. employees 1,370
Employees outside U.S. 2,298
New jobs (1 year) 124
% job growth (1 year) 11
% voluntary turnover 18
Applicants 28,500
Most common job (salaried):
Most common job (hourly):
Executive Assistant
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 85
Paid sabbaticals? Yes
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 25%
% women 47%
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.