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68. Stryker

Rank: 68 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
The medical device maker and newcomer to the list recently retrained every employee in pursuit of quality service and high product standards.
2825 Airview Blvd.
Kalamazoo, MI 49002
2009 revenue ($ millions): 6,723
Website: www.stryker.com
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U.S. employees 8,389
Employees outside U.S. 8,438
New jobs (1 year) -194
% job growth (1 year) -2%
% voluntary turnover 8%
Applicants 124,322
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Recon Sales Associate
Most common job (hourly):
Endoscopic Specialist
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 21%
% women 28%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 120
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 100
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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