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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.

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