100 Best Companies to Work For
Edward Jones
Rank: 16 (2005 rank: N.A.)
  
Headquarters: St. Louis, MO
Industry: Financial Services
Large Companies Rank: 4
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 2,891
U.S. Sites: 8,502
Website: http://www.edwardjones.com
What makes it so great?
The education never ends at this brokerage firm, which spends 2.5% of payroll on training. A mentoring program pairs new brokers with veterans for a year, and lots of workers take subsidized business school classes.
U.S. employees 29,197
Employees outside U.S. 2,048
% minorities 6
% women 65
New jobs (1 year) 605
% job growth (1 year) 3
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 106
% voluntary turnover 15
Applicants 539,523
Most common job (salaried) Sr. Programmer Analyst $74,323
Most common job (hourly) Branch Office Administrator $27,396
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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