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23. Umpqua Bank
Umpqua Bank
Children visit the bank for a field trip.
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 23 (Previous rank: 34)
What makes it so great?
Chain with a small-town feel has ballooned in the past 15 years from six branches and $150 million in assets to 154 "stores" (in Oregon, California, and Washington) and $9 billion in assets.
Headquarters: One SW Columbia St
Suite 1200
Portland, OR 97258
2008 revenue ($ millions): 400

Is Umpqua Bank a great employer, or what?
Umpqua Bank stats
Employees  
U.S. employees 1,836
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 120
% job growth (1 year) 8%
% voluntary turnover 11%
Applicants 14,352
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 116
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Manager
$55,215
Most common job (hourly):
Universal Associate
$30,244
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage Yes
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting No
Diversity  
% minorities 13%
% women 75%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 65
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 65
From the Feb. 8, 2010 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 2008 or latest fiscal year. All data 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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