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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