29. Edward Jones
What makes it so great?
Brokerage firm, organized as a partnership, has more U.S. offices (8,955) than Starbucks has cafs. In 2006 the number of limited partnerships was expanded from 4,535 to nearly 12,000, more than a third of employees.

Headquarters: St. Louis
Top 3 (of 8,955) U.S. locations: St. Louis , Tempe , Columbia
2005 revenue ($ millions): 3,190
U.S. employees 30,326
Employees outside U.S. 2,037
New jobs (1 year) 330
% job growth (1 year) 2
% voluntary turnover 14
Applicants 458,169
Most common job (salaried):
Senior Programmer Analyst
$75,616
Most common job (hourly):
Branch Office Administrator
$31,078
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 103
Paid sabbaticals? Yes
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 9%
% women 66%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 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 2005 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 salaried and hourly employees.

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