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12. Scottrade

Scottrade
Rank: 12 (Previous rank: 27)
What makes it so great?
Discount stockbroker thrives by going against the grain: Its brokers offer no advice to customers and do not work on commission. Its workplace bucks trends too -- no one has ever been laid off, and no office has ever been closed.
Headquarters:
12800 Corporate Hill Drive
St. Louis, MO 63131
2009 revenue ($ millions): 863
Website: www.scottrade.com
 
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Employees  
U.S. employees 2,884
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 450
% job growth (1 year) 19%
% voluntary turnover 6%
Applicants 65,529
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Branch Manager
$79,088
Most common job (hourly):
Stockbroker
$51,062
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting No
Diversity  
% minorities 24%
% women 33%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 120
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 82
From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 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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