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Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications
79
Rank: 79
Previous rank: -
Annual revenue ($ millions): $4,487

What makes it so great?
The nonfiction media giant (Discovery Channel, TLC, and Animal Planet) offers onsite medical clinics and fitness programs.

Headquarters:
Silver Spring, MD

Website: www.corporate.discovery.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
2,895
Employees outside U.S.
1,691
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
-64
% job growth (1 year)
-2.2%
% voluntary turnover
8%
Applicants
65,590
Job openings (as of 1/2/14)
127
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Executive Producer
$196,000
Most common job (hourly):
Sales Assistant
$40,506
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
Yes
Compressed workweek
Yes
Telecommuting
Yes
Diversity
% minorities
39%
% women
54.8%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
20
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
20
From the February 3, 2014 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 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.

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