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    The employee discount is a nice enticement for anyone, but people who retire at age 55 or older after 10 to 15 years at Nordstrom get the deal for life. The upscale retailer also makes a point to recognize staff achievements with parties and special awards. And diversity is a priority—people of color make up 45% of technology staff.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year94
    Years on list
    21
    HQ location
    Seattle
    Employees
    66554
    Job openings (as of February 2018)8,235
    Industry
    Retail
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$14,498
    Year founded
    1901
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites372
    Websitehttp://www.nordstrom.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Telecommuting
    no
    Job sharing
    no
    Subsidized childcare
    no
    Compressed work weeks
    no
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    On-site fitness/subsidized gym
    no
    On-site medical care facility
    no
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    no
    College tuition reimbursement
    no
    Student loan debt repayment
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no

    Diversity

    % Minorities53%
    % African-American/Black17%
    % Asian10%
    % Caucasian/White47%
    % Hispanic/Latino21%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
    % Two or more races4%
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO15
    # Sick days-
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Full-line Store Sales Department Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$59,535
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$59,535

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-2%
    # of job applicants375,500
    Avg. # of applicants per opening11
    FT voluntary turnover-
    Jobs filled internally16%
    Jobs filled by referral10%
    # New graduates hired-