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    There’s only one rule employees need to follow while working at this fashion specialty retailer: “Use good judgment.” People at the retail mainstay say they are “empowered” to “run their own business” and feel “trusted and respected.” Nordstrom is “the most supportive company that I have ever worked for,” says one employee.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year92
    Years on list
    20
    HQ location
    Seattle
    Total employees69,542
    Job openings (as of February 2017)5,333
    Industry
    Retail
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $14.1 billion
    Year founded
    1901
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites352
    Websitehttp://www.nordstrom.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    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
    no
    College tuition reimbursement
    no

    Diversity

    % Women70%
    % Minorities51%
    % African-American/Black17%
    % Asian10%
    % Caucasian/White49%
    % Hispanic/Latino19%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    1%
    % Two or more races
    4%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    <1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO22
    Total PTO after 5 years
    22
    # Sick days-
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers
    19
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Full-line Store Sales Department Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$54,954
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$4,826
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$59,780
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Full-Line Salesperson
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$42,661
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)$42,661
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %-1%
    # of job applicants400,102
    Avg. # of applicants per opening14
    FT voluntary turnover-
    Jobs filled internally10,322
    % Jobs filled by referral33
    # New graduates hired-
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)30
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)45