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Wow stories of fanatical service by waiters and waitresses circulate widely in this chain of 189 restaurants. Servers earn $42,455 a year and enjoy benefits not common in this field: health insurance and a healthcare advocacy service available to all employees as well as their immediate families. Starting in 2015 for corporate employees: three-week paid sabbaticals after every five years of service.

Company Info

CEO/Top Executive
David Overton
Rank last year92
# of years on list2
F500 Rank-
Industry
Hospitality
Year founded1,978
Type of organization
Public
Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
$1.9 billion
Web addresshttp://www.thecheesecakefactory.com
Total US employees35,140
Full-Time jobs added in last year-
Number of work sites-

Perks

Offers compressed work weeks
no
Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
yes
Offers paid time off for volunteering
no
Onsite fitness center
no
Discounted gym memberships
yes
Onsite medical care facility
no
Offers college tuition reimbursement to employees
yes

Diversity

% Women42.80%
% Minorities60.12%
% African-American14.72%
% Asian3.15%
% Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.73%
% Caucasian or White39.56%
% Hispanic/Latino37.03%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.26%
% Two or more races4.23%
Same-Sex Benefits
yes
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off

Holidays
5.5
Vacation
7.5
Sick days
Set
General PTO-

Compensation

Most common job (hourly)
Server
Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)$9,732
Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)$32,723
Most common job (salaried)
Restaurant Manager
Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)$57,714
Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)$2,494

Hiring/Staffing

FT voluntary turnover4.00%
# of job applicants499,481
Avg. # of applicants per opening23
# of jobs filled21,600
Jobs filled internally-
% of jobs filled by referral15.00%
# new graduates hired2
# of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)1,750