79. TDIndustries
What makes it so great?
Installer of air-conditioning and plumbing systemsóclients include American Airlines and the Dallas Cowboysóis employee-owned. Top management owns approximately 11% of the companyís outstanding shares.

Headquarters: Dallas
Top 3 (of 7) U.S. locations: Dallas , Houston, San Antonio
2005 revenue ($ millions): 234
U.S. employees 1,345
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 50
% job growth (1 year) 4
% voluntary turnover 15
Applicants 1,220
Most common job (salaried):
Superintendent
$69,706
Most common job (hourly):
Skilled Craftperson
$45,180
Job sharing program? No
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 54
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 11%
% women 9%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 issue
Notes:
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.