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Career Advancement in aisle 12: The booming family-owned grocery chain spends more than $50 million a year on training and development for its massive workforce, and is one of the few grocers to help defray school costs—this year it awarded $5 million in tuition assistance. “It’s nice to work for a company that keeps giving instead of taking away,” says one employee.

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Company Info

Rank last year2
Years on list
22
HQ location
Rochester, N.Y.
Employees48,808
Job openings (as of February 2019)2,000
Industry
Retail
Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$8,900
Year founded
1916
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites127
Websitehttp://www.wegmans.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
no
On-site fitness/subsidized gym
yes
On-site medical care facility
no
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

% Minorities24%
% African-American/Black11%
% Asian5%
% Caucasian/White76%
% Hispanic/Latino5%
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity-

Paid Time Off

General PTO14
# Sick days-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Store Department Manager
Avg. base pay (salaried)$68,494
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$68,494

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time and part-time job growth2%
# of job applicants174,762
Avg. # of applicants per opening15
# New graduates hired364