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30. NuStar Energy

NuStar Energy
Rank: 30 (Previous rank: 21)
What makes it so great?
This operator of pipelines and storage terminals for oil products makes compensation a priority. If employees don't get a bonus, the CEO doesn't either. The company also has an old-fashioned defined-benefit pension plan.
2330 N. Loop 1604 W.
San Antonio, TX 78248
2009 revenue ($ millions): 3,856
Website: www.nustarenergy.com
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Is NuStar Energy a great employer, or what?
U.S. employees 1,419
Employees outside U.S. 386
New jobs (1 year) 50
% job growth (1 year) 4%
% voluntary turnover 2%
Applicants 14,037
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Terminal Manager
Most common job (hourly):
Sr. Terminal Operator
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage Yes
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 23%
% women 23%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 39
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 128
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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