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    This investment giant, with $980 billion in client assets, makes loyalists out of its staff: Full-timers get more than 100 hours of training per year, and more than a third of hires are internal. “Everyone is willing to help someone else be successful,” one staffer says. That might be why 3,000 of its employees have been there more than 20 years.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year10
    Years on list
    18
    HQ location
    St. Louis
    Total employees43,090
    Job openings (as of February 2017)1,680
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $6.7 billion
    Year founded
    1922
    Type of organization
    Private Partnership
    Number of work sites-
    Websitehttp://www.edwardjones.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    no
    Discounted gym memberships
    yes
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    yes
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no
    Onsite childcare
    no
    Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    no
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    PTO for volunteering
    yes
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women63%
    % Minorities7%
    % African-American/Black2%
    % Asian2%
    % Caucasian/White89%
    % Hispanic/Latino2%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    <1%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    3%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO19
    Total PTO after 5 years
    33
    # Sick days
    8
    Max hours PTO for volunteering
    8
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Sr. Programmer Analyst
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$88,168
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$17,728
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$105,896
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Branch Office Administrator
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$35,706
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$5,134
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)$40,840
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %8%
    # of job applicants161,908
    Avg. # of applicants per opening26
    FT voluntary turnover5%
    Jobs filled internally1,678
    % Jobs filled by referral36
    # New graduates hired535
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)115
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)27