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  • Rank
    69
  • Prev Rank
    17
  • Number of Years on List
    17
  • Industry
    Retail -- Specialty
  • HQ Location
    Kent, WA
  • Year Founded
    1,938
  • Type of Organization
    Cooperative

The consumer co-op continues to offer benefits unheard-of in retail. The latest: Employees can defer 75% of incentive pay into retirement plans.

Employees

Total US Employees10,389
Total Employees outside the U.S.1

Jobs

New jobs (1 year)-128
FT Job Growth in the past Year-
% voluntary turnover-
Number of job applicants past 12 months excluding current employees-
Number of Openings (as of 1/2/14)540

Pay

Job function or title of largest number of FT salaried employees
Retail Store Manager
Total Compensation for Salaried Position-
Job function or title of largest number of FT hourly employees
Retail Sales Specialist
Total Compensation for FT Hourly Position-

Benefits

Offers Fully Paid Sabbaticals
yes
Offers Onsite Childcare
no

Health

Pays for 100% of Healthcare Costs
no
Offers onsite fitness centers
yes
Subsidizes Offsite Gym Memberships
no

Work-Life

Offers job sharing
no
Offers compressed work weeks
yes

Diversity

% Minorities-
% Women
44.29%

Training

Average hours of training per year that regular FT salaried employees receive46
Average hours of training per year that regular FT hourly employees receive37