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    Employees of family-owned supermarket chain wear name tags that bear the number of years of “incredible service” they have accumulated. Hundreds of them visit the company’s own 50-acre organic farm each year. Consumer Reports rates Wegmans as the best grocery store in America.

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    Company Info

    CEO/Top Executive
    Danny Wegman
    Rank last year12
    # of years on list18
    F500 Rank-
    Industry
    Retail
    Year founded1,916
    Type of organization
    Private
    Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
    $7.1 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.wegmans.com
    Total US employees43,211
    Full-Time jobs added in last year182
    Number of work sites-

    Perks

    Offers compressed work weeks
    yes
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    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

    % Women53.29%
    % Minorities19.78%
    % African-American9.35%
    % Asian4.24%
    % Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.12%
    % Caucasian or White80.22%
    % Hispanic/Latino4.36%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.22%
    % Two or more races1.49%
    Same-Sex Benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off

    Holidays
    6
    Vacation
    5
    Sick days-
    General PTO
    3

    Compensation

    Most common job (hourly)
    Store Customer Service
    Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)$33,049
    Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)-
    Most common job (salaried)
    Store Department Manager
    Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)$62,802
    Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)-

    Hiring/Staffing

    FT voluntary turnover5.00%
    # of job applicants227,593
    Avg. # of applicants per opening17.4
    # of jobs filled8,964
    Jobs filled internally6,633
    % of jobs filled by referral-
    # new graduates hired120
    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)1,900