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47. J. M. Smucker
J. M. Smucker
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 47 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Smucker family members still run the show. New hires get a gift basket sent to their homes; employees enjoy softball games and bowling nights.
Headquarters: One Strawberry Lane
Orrville, OH 44667
2008 revenue ($ millions): 3,758

Is J. M. Smucker a great employer, or what?
J. M. Smucker stats
U.S. employees 4,521
Employees outside U.S. 579
New jobs (1 year) 1,284
% job growth (1 year) 44%
% voluntary turnover 4%
Applicants 24,069
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 50
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Production Supervisor
Most common job (hourly):
Customer Service Representative
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 30%
% women 36%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 160
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 160
From the Feb. 8, 2010 issue
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.
** JM Smucker began offering domestic partner benefits to same-sex couples on Jan. 1, 2010.
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