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14. Robert W. Baird

Robert W. Baird
Rank: 14 (Previous rank: 11)
What makes it so great?
Employees of the investment adviser praise the integrity that prevails here. "I have worked with a number of firms," says one manager, "and Baird [has] the most hard-working, honest, ethical people in our business."
777 E. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
2009 revenue ($ millions): 718
Website: www.rwbaird.com
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Is Robert W. Baird a great employer, or what?
U.S. employees 2,406
Employees outside U.S. 100
New jobs (1 year) 104
% job growth (1 year) 5%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 26,778
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Financial Analyst - Capital Markets
Most common job (hourly):
Client Relationship Assistant
Paid sabbaticals Yes
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 6%
% women 40%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 175
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 115
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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