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    With a culture built on a positive, fun-loving team atmosphere, this family-owned grocery company offers its employees industry-leading wages and healthcare benefits, including 100% company-paid premiums. To qualify, employees are only required to work 22 hours a week. The company has taken their employees snowmobiling and whitewater rafting, and celebrations are an integral part of Nugget’s culture, including everyday recognitions for jobs well done and multiple annual parties at stores. It’s a testament to the company that during its 90-year history, Nugget has never had a single layoff. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year26
    # of years on list
    11
    Industry
    Retail
    Year founded1,926
    CEO/Top executive
    Eric Stille
    HQ location
    Woodland, California
    Type of organization
    Private
    Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
    $280.0 million
    Web addresshttp://www.nuggetmarket.com
    Total U.S. employees
    1,555
    Total employees outside the U.S.-
    Full-time jobs added in last year
    177
    FT job growth in the past year
    20%
    Number of work sites
    17

    Perks

    Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
    yes
    Offers health insurance to part-timers
    yes
    Offers telecommuting
    no
    Offers job sharing
    no
    Offers onsite childcare
    no
    Offers compressed work weeks
    no
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    no
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Location of medical facility
    -
    Offers college tuition reimbursement
    no
    Max tuition
    -
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    no
    Max PTO for volunteering
    -

    Diversity

    % Women45
    % Minorities40
    % African-American/Black
    3.7
    % Asian
    6.6
    % Caucasian/White
    58
    % Hispanic/Latino
    25.1
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    0.6
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.6
    % Two or more races
    3.9
    Same-sex benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off (FT employees)

    Holidays
    6
    Vacation
    5
    Sick days
    Set
    General PTO
    -
    Total PTO after 5 years
    28

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    -
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay (salaried position)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    -
    Avg. base pay (hourly)-
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
    Total pay (hourly position)-

    Hiring/Staffing

    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)78
    # of job applicants
    12,843
    Avg. # of applicants per opening
    -
    FT voluntary turnover
    9%
    # of jobs filled
    588
    Jobs filled internally
    164
    % of jobs filled by referral
    25%
    # new graduates hired-

    Training

    Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)150
    Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)42