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68. Stryker

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.
Headquarters:
2825 Airview Blvd.
Kalamazoo, MI 49002
2009 revenue ($ millions): 6,723
Website: www.stryker.com
 
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Employees  
U.S. employees 8,389
Employees outside U.S. 8,438
Jobs  
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
$74,343
Most common job (hourly):
Endoscopic Specialist
$43,015
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 21%
% women 28%
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.): 100
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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