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Chesapeake Energy
Chesapeake Energy
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Rank: 26
Previous rank: 18
2011 revenue ($ millions): $11,635

What makes it so great?
Depressed natural-gas prices have sped up a downsizing and the sale of assets, but benefits remain generous, including more than $8 million in "safety bonuses" paid out in 2011 to more than 6,000 employees across the company for following safe work practices.

Headquarters:
Oklahoma City, OK
Website: www.chk.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
13,242
Employees outside U.S.
0
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
2,740
% job growth (1 year)
26%
% voluntary turnover
14%
Applicants
124,276
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
502
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Rig Manager
$127,858
Most common job (hourly):
Floorman
$61,791
Fully paid sabbaticals
No
Onsite child care
Yes
Health
100% health-care coverage
No
Onsite fitness center
Yes
Subsidized gym membership
Yes
Work-life
Job sharing program
No
Compressed workweek
No
Telecommuting
No
Diversity
% minorities
16%
% women
21%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
33
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
59
From the Feb. 4, 2013 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 2011 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2012 and based on U.S. employees.
* 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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