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REI

    Get Outside! That’s the message to customers and employees at REI. Staffers can vie for $300 “adventure grants” to help fund ambitious outdoor vacations where they can “recharge.” Employees take pride in the fact that the Washington-based co-op is committed to “rewilding” large metropolitan areas by developing more accessible green spaces across the nation.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year43
    Years on list
    22
    HQ location
    Kent, Wash.
    Employees12,925
    Job openings (as of February 2019)4,368
    Industry
    Retail
    Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$2,623
    Year founded
    1938
    Type of organization
    Cooperative
    Number of work sites161
    Websitehttp://www.rei.com

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Minorities19%
    % African-American/Black2%
    % Asian5%
    % Caucasian/White81%
    % Hispanic/Latino6%
    % Native American/Alaska Native1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races4%
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO23
    # Sick days
    8

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Retail Store Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-
    # of job applicants113,242
    Avg. # of applicants per opening26
    # New graduates hired-