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    5. NetApp

    Rank: 5 (Previous rank: 7)
    What makes it so great?
    It was a rebound year for the data-storage firm (no. 1 in 2009), as revenues jumped 33% and it hired hundreds of new employees.

    Hourly executive assistants make $76,450 a year here, supplemented by a bonus of $21,917.

    Employees also enjoy perks like free fruit on Tuesdays, free bagels and cream cheese on Fridays, and free espresso all the time.

    495 East Java Drive
    Sunnyvale, CA 94089
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 3,931
    Website: www.netapp.com
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    U.S. employees 5,455
    Employees outside U.S. 3,548
    New jobs (1 year) 439
    % job growth (1 year) 9%
    % voluntary turnover 6%
    Applicants 136,224
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) 2,500
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Member of Technical Staff SW 4
    Most common job (hourly):
    Executive Assistant 1
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center Yes
    Subsidized gym membership No
    Job sharing program Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    % minorities 36%
    % women 24%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 54
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 54
    From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
    * 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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