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“There are times I laugh most of my way through my shift,” says one employee at this “high-energy” and “quirky” convenience-store chain, where coworkers “are like family” and managers are “always in a good mood.” Last year, Sheetz announced a $15 million raise for store employees, and it’s converting more of them to full-time jobs.

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Company Info

Rank last year97
Years on list
3
HQ location
Altoona, Pa.
Total employees16,079
Job openings (as of February 2017)3,870
Industry
Retail
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$6.1 billion
Year founded
1952
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites544
Websitehttp://www.sheetz.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
no
Telecommuting
no
Job sharing
no
Compressed work weeks
no
Fully-paid sabbaticals
no
Onsite medical care facility
yes
Medical facility at all locations
no
Onsite childcare
no
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

% Women65%
% Minorities16%
% African-American/Black9%
% Asian1%
% Caucasian/White84%
% Hispanic/Latino3%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
2%
% Unknown ethnicity
<1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO12
Total PTO after 5 years
19
# Sick days-
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers
12
# Sick days for part-timers-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Store Manager
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Salesperson
Avg. base pay (hourly)$21,492
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$378
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$21,870
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %11%
# of job applicants143,987
Avg. # of applicants per opening13
FT voluntary turnover14%
Jobs filled internally2,332
% Jobs filled by referral20
# New graduates hired-
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$1,500

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)195
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)96