100 Best Companies to Work For
American Express
Rank: 37 (2005 rank: 37)
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Headquarters: New York, NY
Industry: Diversified Financials
Large Companies Rank: 9
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 29,115
U.S. Sites: 1,113
Website: http://www.americanexpress.com
What makes it so great?
Have a problem? An AmEx ombudsperson office was set up to handle confidential complaints. If you have worked 12 to 24 months in one position, you can apply to rotate to a different job - or to a different country.
U.S. employees 42,453
Employees outside U.S. 37,098
% minorities 28
% women 61
New jobs (1 year) -1206
% job growth (1 year) -3
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 20
% voluntary turnover 16
Applicants 174,000
Most common job (salaried) Project Manager-Technologies $95,678
Most common job (hourly) Counselor - Corporate Travel $38,704
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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