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    68. Stryker

    Rank: 68 (Previous rank: N.A.)
    What makes it so great?
    The medical device maker and newcomer to the list recently retrained every employee in pursuit of quality service and high product standards.
    2825 Airview Blvd.
    Kalamazoo, MI 49002
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 6,723
    Website: www.stryker.com
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    U.S. employees 8,389
    Employees outside U.S. 8,438
    New jobs (1 year) -194
    % job growth (1 year) -2%
    % voluntary turnover 8%
    Applicants 124,322
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Recon Sales Associate
    Most common job (hourly):
    Endoscopic Specialist
    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 21%
    % women 28%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 120
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 100
    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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