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91. FedEx
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 91 (Previous rank: 90)
What makes it so great?
FedEx reinstated merit salary increases and half of the 401(k) match that was suspended a year ago amidst the economic slump; package deliverer laid off 1,000 salaried workers, less than 1% of the global workforce.
Headquarters: 2903 Sprankle Dr
Memphis, TN 38118
2008 revenue ($ millions): 35,497
Website: www.fedex.com

Is FedEx a great employer, or what?
FedEx stats
U.S. employees 218,770
Employees outside U.S. 33,256
New jobs (1 year) -5,836
% job growth (1 year) -4%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 729,265
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 1,602
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Operations Manager
Most common job (hourly):
Paid sabbaticals Yes
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 43%
% women 28%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 42
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 36
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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