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5. NetApp

Rank: 5 (Previous rank: 7)
What makes it so great?
It was a rebound year for the data-storage firm (no. 1 in 2009), as revenues jumped 33% and it hired hundreds of new employees.

Hourly executive assistants make $76,450 a year here, supplemented by a bonus of $21,917.

Employees also enjoy perks like free fruit on Tuesdays, free bagels and cream cheese on Fridays, and free espresso all the time.

495 East Java Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
2009 revenue ($ millions): 3,931
Website: www.netapp.com
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Is NetApp a great employer, or what?
U.S. employees 5,455
Employees outside U.S. 3,548
New jobs (1 year) 439
% job growth (1 year) 9%
% voluntary turnover 6%
Applicants 136,224
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) 2,500
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Member of Technical Staff SW 4
Most common job (hourly):
Executive Assistant 1
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 36%
% women 24%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 54
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 54
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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