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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