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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