100 Best Companies to Work For
Qualcomm
Rank: 23 (2005 rank: 17)
Get quote: QCOM
  
Headquarters: San Diego, CA
Industry: Network and Other Communications Equipment
Midsized Companies Rank: 10
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 4,880
U.S. Sites: 41
Website: http://www.qualcomm.com
What makes it so great?
All new employees last year were given stock. Another bonus: The wireless company covers the cost of onsite Princeton Review GMAT and GRE prep classes for employees angling to get into grad school.
U.S. employees 7,562
Employees outside U.S. 1,016
% minorities 44
% women 25
New jobs (1 year) 1,386
% job growth (1 year) 23
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 20
% voluntary turnover 4
Applicants 80,000
Most common job (salaried) Engineer, Senior $97,456
Most common job (hourly) IT Engineer $64,792
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. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
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