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    98. Starbucks

    Rank: 98 (Previous rank: 93)
    What makes it so great?
    It was a bounce-back year for the coffee giant, but CEO Howard Schultz refused investor pressure to dial back on health care costs.
    2401 Utah Ave S.
    Suite 800
    Seattle, WA 98134
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 9,775
    Website: www.starbucks.com
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    U.S. employees 103,425
    Employees outside U.S. 75,434
    New jobs (1 year) -775
    % job growth (1 year) -5%
    % voluntary turnover 10%
    Applicants 311,895
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) 2,000+
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Store Manager
    Most common job (hourly):
    Distribution Partner
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care Yes
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center Yes
    Subsidized gym membership Yes
    Job sharing program Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    % minorities 31%
    % women 65%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 320
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 70
    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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