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CarMax

The used-car retailer takes employee success seriously, assigning all new hires to mentors when they start. The “nurturing” work environment “helped me become a better person,” says one staffer. And the more than 40 average annual hours of training are “amazing.” Confidence is “instilled and constantly promoted.”

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Rank last year

85

Years on list

13

HQ location

Richmond

Total employees

22,447

Job openings (as of February 2017)

2,000

Industry

Retail

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

-

Year founded

1993

Type of organization

Public

Number of work sites

170

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Perks
offers
Unlimited sick days
Onsite fitness center
Discounted gym memberships
Telecommuting
Job sharing
Compressed work weeks
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
College tuition reimbursement
does not offer
100% health coverage
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Onsite medical care facility
Medical facility at all locations
Onsite childcare
Sick days for part-timers
Health insurance for part-timers
PTO for volunteering
Diversity
% Women24%
% Minorities47%
% African-American/Black21%
% Asian4%
% Caucasian/White52%
% Hispanic/Latino17%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races5%
% Unknown ethnicity1%
Paid Time Off
General PTO100,000
Total PTO after 5 yearsUnlimited
# Sick daysUnlimited
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers16
# Sick days for part-timers-
Compensation
Most common job (for salaried employee)Purchasing Associate
Avg. base pay (salaried)$51,000
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$4,500
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$55,500
Most common job (for hourly employee)Sales Consultant
Avg. base pay (hourly)$18,000
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$26,000
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$44,000
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %1%
# of job applicants246,049
Avg. # of applicants per opening-
FT voluntary turnover25%
Jobs filled internally-
% Jobs filled by referral36
# New graduates hired19
Avg. college tuition reimbursed-
Training
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)44
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)55

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