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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