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Robert W. Baird & Co.

  • Rank9
  • Prev Rank
    14
  • Number of Years on List11
  • Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance -- Investments
  • HQ Location
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Year Founded1,919
  • Type of Organization
    Private

A capped 37 1/2-hour workweek for hourly associates, lengthy service (13% of employees have been here more than 15 years), and employee ownership (80% of the stock is owned by non-senior-management associates) are all cultural hallmarks of this financial services company, which has 106 locations.

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Employees

Total US Employees2,704
Total Employees outside the U.S.110

Jobs

New jobs (1 year)84
FT Job Growth in the past Year-
% voluntary turnover-
Number of job applicants past 12 months excluding current employees-
Number of Openings (as of 1/2/14)60

Pay

Job function or title of largest number of FT salaried employees
Financial Analyst
Total Compensation for Salaried Position-
Job function or title of largest number of FT hourly employees
Client Relationship Assistant
Total Compensation for FT Hourly Position-

Benefits

Offers Fully Paid Sabbaticals
no
Offers Onsite Childcare
no

Health

Pays for 100% of Healthcare Costs
no
Offers onsite fitness centers
no
Subsidizes Offsite Gym Memberships
no

Work-Life

Offers job sharing
yes
Offers compressed work weeks
yes

Diversity

% Minorities-
% Women
39.83%

Training

Average hours of training per year that regular FT salaried employees receive94
Average hours of training per year that regular FT hourly employees receive97