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98. Intel
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 98 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Employees feel proud to work at the world’s largest semiconductor-chip maker. One engineer said, "We are undoubtedly changing society and the world. It is a magnificent feeling to be a cog in such an important machine."

Last year 6,000 employees took advantage of the most generous sabbatical program in American business: eight paid weeks every seven years.

Headquarters: 2200 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
2008 revenue ($ millions): 37,586
Website: www.intel.com

Is Intel a great employer, or what?
Intel stats
U.S. employees 43,905
Employees outside U.S. 36,620
New jobs (1 year) -58
% job growth (1 year) 0%
% voluntary turnover 3%
Applicants 50,167
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 1,220
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Component Design Engineer
Most common job (hourly):
Manufacturing Technician
Paid sabbaticals Yes
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 40%
% women 24%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 33
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): N.A.
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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