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87. National Instruments
National Instruments
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 87 (Previous rank: 69)
What makes it so great?
In response to the global economic slide, officers agreed to a 10% pay cut while other employees accepted a 5% reduction. Founder-CEO James Truchard has had a base salary of $200,000 for the past 10 years.
Headquarters: 11500 N. Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78759
2008 revenue ($ millions): 820
Website: www.ni.com

Is National Instruments a great employer, or what?
National Instruments stats
U.S. employees 2,568
Employees outside U.S. 2,637
New jobs (1 year) 39
% job growth (1 year) 2%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 4,905
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 17
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Engineer Staff 2 Software
Most common job (hourly):
Administrative Specialist Staff 2
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting No
% minorities 25%
% women 26%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 60
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 45
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.
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