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    On our list since 1998, this family-owned and operated supermarket chain now has more than 88 stores in the Northeast, with more than a dozen new ones on the drawing boards (including one slated for the Brooklyn Navy Yard). Yet, it has maintained a family feel. Says one worker: “Management cares about its employees and always asks how we are doing when we come into work or are just shopping.” Employees are able to submit changes pertaining to their availability and scheduling by logging into the company’s online system, and may take unanticipated time off as needed by talking with their manager. Wegmans also promotes employee wellness with immunizations, yoga sessions, cooking classes, and a Store Wellness Champion at each location, where a pharmacist does health screenings and cheers employees on as they make healthy changes. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year7
    # of years on list
    19
    Industry
    Retail
    Year founded1,916
    CEO/Top executive
    Danny Wegman
    HQ location
    Rochester, New York
    Type of organization
    Private
    Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
    $7.6 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.wegmans.com
    Total U.S. employees
    44,272
    Total employees outside the U.S.-
    Full-time jobs added in last year
    249
    FT job growth in the past year
    2%
    Number of work sites
    117

    Perks

    Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
    no
    Offers health insurance to part-timers
    yes
    Offers telecommuting
    yes
    Offers job sharing
    yes
    Offers onsite childcare
    no
    Offers compressed work weeks
    yes
    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
    yes
    Max tuition
    $2,200
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    no
    Max PTO for volunteering
    -

    Diversity

    % Women53
    % Minorities21
    % African-American/Black
    9.7
    % Asian
    4.3
    % Caucasian/White
    79.4
    % Hispanic/Latino
    4.6
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    0.2
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.1
    % Two or more races
    1.7
    Same-sex benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off (FT employees)

    Holidays
    6
    Vacation
    12
    Sick days
    -
    General PTO
    -
    Total PTO after 5 years
    19

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Store Department Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$62,945
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay (salaried position)$62,945
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Store Customer Service
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$31,676
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$3,208
    Total pay (hourly position)$34,884

    Hiring/Staffing

    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)2,000
    # of job applicants
    216,339
    Avg. # of applicants per opening
    25
    FT voluntary turnover
    5%
    # of jobs filled
    12,373
    Jobs filled internally
    8,916
    % of jobs filled by referral
    -
    # new graduates hired129

    Training

    Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)75
    Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)65