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This gargantuan grocer offers aisles full of perks: tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase program open to all employees, and even on-site ESL classes at many locations. Says one employee, who moved from Iraq five years ago and is aiming to be a manager: “My ability to communicate with customers has improved because of these classes.”

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Company Info

Rank last year47
Years on list
22
HQ location
Lakeland, Fla.
Employees200,000
Job openings (as of February 2019)7,000
Industry
Retail
Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$34,837
Year founded
1930
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites1,170
Websitehttp://www.publix.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Telecommuting
no
Job sharing
yes
Subsidized childcare
no
Compressed work weeks
yes
Fully-paid sabbaticals
no
On-site fitness/subsidized gym
no
On-site medical care facility
yes
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
yes
Health insurance for part-timers
yes
Sick days for part-timers
no
College tuition reimbursement
yes
Student loan debt repayment
no
Medical facility at all locations
no

Diversity

% Minorities43%
% African-American/Black22%
% Asian3%
% Caucasian/White57%
% Hispanic/Latino16%
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity-

Paid Time Off

General PTO16
# Sick days
6

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Store Manager
Avg. base pay (salaried)$73,014
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$50,083
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$123,097

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time and part-time job growth2%
# of job applicants493,702
Avg. # of applicants per opening4
# New graduates hired-