100 Best Companies to Work For 

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27. Scottrade
Rank: 27 (Previous rank: 60)
What makes it so great?
Brokerage house where almost all managers are promoted from the lower ranks bucked the recession, laying off no one, hiring more than 1,000 new associates, and opening 58 new branches. Benefits include an onsite fitness center and subsidized gym memberships.
Headquarters: 12800 Corporate Hill Drive
St. Louis, MO 63131
2008 revenue ($ millions): 971

Is Scottrade a great employer, or what?
Scottrade stats
U.S. employees 2,409
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 436
% job growth (1 year) 22%
% voluntary turnover 2%
Applicants 72,722
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 220
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Branch Manager
Most common job (hourly):
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek No
Telecommuting No
% minorities 24%
% women 33%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 108
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 108
From the Feb. 8, 2010 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 2008 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 full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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