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The Cheesecake Factory

the restaurant chain doesn’t skimp on portions—or benefits for employees. It offers a variety of programs, like the Diploma and Degree Program for kitchen staff to earn GEDs or associate’s degrees at no cost. Last year, 46% of junior manager positions were filled internally; the average full-time server’s total pay was more than $50,000, double the national mean.

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Rank last year

27

Years on list

6

HQ location

Calabasas Hills, Calif.

Employees

37,704

Job openings (as of February 2019)

2,300

Industry

Hospitality

Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)

$2,261

Year founded

1978

Type of organization

Public

Number of work sites

213

Perks
offers
Telecommuting
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Health insurance for part-timers
Sick days for part-timers
College tuition reimbursement
Diversity
% Minorities63%
% African-American/Black18%
% Asian4%
% Caucasian/White35%
% Hispanic/Latino35%
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
% Two or more races6%
% Unknown ethnicity3%
Paid Time Off
General PTO16
# Sick days-
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers5
Compensation
Most common job (for salaried employee)Restaurant Manager
Avg. base pay (salaried)$66,928
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$6,096
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$73,024
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time and part-time job growth-
# of job applicants723,855
Avg. # of applicants per opening25
# New graduates hired-

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