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The Container Store

    The specialty retailer’s mantra that “One great person equals three good people” creates a culture that “brings out the best” in employees, who feel that “everyone matters” here. Staffers say they’re “valued and respected,” and they enjoy higher hourly wages than the industry average.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year14
    Years on list
    18
    HQ location
    Coppell, Texas
    Total employees4,895
    Job openings (as of February 2017)291
    Industry
    Retail
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $794.6 million
    Year founded
    1978
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites86
    Websitehttp://www.containerstore.com

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Women65%
    % Minorities32%
    % African-American/Black11%
    % Asian5%
    % Caucasian/White68%
    % Hispanic/Latino13%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    1%
    % Two or more races
    2%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    <1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO22
    Total PTO after 5 years
    27
    # Sick days-
    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)$72,710
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$1,946
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$74,656
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Sales
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$47,037
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$511
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)$47,548
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %8%
    # of job applicants37,949
    Avg. # of applicants per opening17
    FT voluntary turnover13%
    Jobs filled internally-
    % Jobs filled by referral31
    # New graduates hired-
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)263
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)263