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41. Devon Energy

Devon Energy
Rank: 41 (Previous rank: 20)
What makes it so great?
In 2005, Devon began offering its employees a generous $3,000 per employee referral. In five years the company has awarded more than $2 million in the grants, with some staffers pocketing as many as three in a year.
20 N. Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
2009 revenue ($ millions): 8,015
Website: www.devonenergy.com
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Is Devon Energy a great employer, or what?
U.S. employees 3,508
Employees outside U.S. 1,826
New jobs (1 year) -405
% job growth (1 year) -10%
% voluntary turnover 3%
Applicants 18,138
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Most common job (hourly):
Lease Operators
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting No
% minorities 13%
% women 30%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 28
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 25
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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