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    The largest employee-owned company in the country, this grocery chain with a “family” feel gives staff a “great opportunity to retire worry-free” through a stock ownership plan (part-timers participate too). Hefty holiday bonuses don’t hurt either. The result: Employees stick around. The company has dozens of workers over the age of 90.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year67
    Years on list
    20
    HQ location
    Lakeland, Fla.
    Total employees178,752
    Job openings (as of February 2017)5,675
    Industry
    Retail
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $32.4 billion
    Year founded
    1930
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites1,131
    Websitehttp://www.publix.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    no
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    yes
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    yes
    Medical facility at all locations
    no
    Onsite childcare
    yes
    Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
    no
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    no
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    PTO for volunteering
    no
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women48%
    % Minorities41%
    % African-American/Black21%
    % Asian3%
    % Caucasian/White59%
    % Hispanic/Latino15%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    2%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    <1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO16
    Total PTO after 5 years
    51
    # Sick days
    6
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Store Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$69,541
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$51,044
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$120,585
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Deli Clerk
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$26,316
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$2,761
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)$29,077
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %3%
    # of job applicants452,616
    Avg. # of applicants per opening-
    FT voluntary turnover8%
    Jobs filled internally33,072
    % Jobs filled by referral40
    # New graduates hired-
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)-
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)80