What makes it so great?
The fourth-largest financial services firm in the U.S. rivals Starbucks in number of locations and added 3,000 employees last year—they join a network of financial advisers who stick around for a while. Turnover is at an industry low of 8%, and more than a third of the firm's advisers are more than 50 years old.
St. Louis, MO
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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 2012 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2013 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.
These 24 companies on the list are each planning to fill 1,000 or more jobs in the coming year.