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10. DreamWorks Animation SKG

DreamWorks Animation SKG
Rank: 10 (Previous rank: 6)
What makes it so great?
The creators of Shrek and Kung Fu Panda are lavished with free breakfast and lunch, movie screenings, afternoon yoga, on-campus art classes and monthly parties.

CEO Jefferey Katzenberg still takes time to call job candidates to encourage them to join.

Any DreamWorker can pitch a movie idea to company executives -- and can take the company-sponsored "Life’s A Pitch" workshop to learn how best to do it.

1000 Flower Street
Glendale, CA 91201
2009 revenue ($ millions): 725
Website: www.dreamworksanimation.com
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Is DreamWorks a great employer, or what?
U.S. employees 1,994
Employees outside U.S. 14
New jobs (1 year) 180
% job growth (1 year) 10%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 31,000
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Software Engineer
Most common job (hourly):
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 24%
% women 29%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 53
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 73
From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
* 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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