7. S.C. Johnson & Son
What makes it so great?
This household-products company subsidizes hotel stays for employees who live 25 miles or more from work and offers discounts at its newly expanded child-care center for families making under $60,000 a year.

Headquarters: Racine, Wis.
Top 3 (of 15) U.S. locations: Racine, Bay City , Fresno
2005 revenue ($ millions): 7,000
U.S. employees 3,400
Employees outside U.S. 8,547
New jobs (1 year) -1
% job growth (1 year) 0
% voluntary turnover 2
Applicants 8,000
Most common job (salaried):
Sr. Research Scientist
Most common job (hourly):
Admin Assistant
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 50
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 16%
% women 38%
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.