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    The 104-year-old family-owned grocery opened a Brooklyn store (NYC’s first!) last fall and boasts a cult following even among employees. Top brass offer produce workers the chance to be farm-to-table ambassadors on the organic farms supplying their stores, and connect all employees to SVP of operations Bob Farr through a Q&A platform titled “Ask Bob” (with more than 16,000 answered queries to date). Notes one employee: “When management says they care, it actually shows in their actions.” 

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    Company Info

    Rank last year3
    Years on list
    23
    HQ location
    Rochester, N.Y.
    Employees51,069
    Job openings (as of February 2020)2,000
    Industry
    Retail
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$9,217
    Year founded
    1916
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites130
    Websitehttps://www.wegmans.com
    Employees and job openings are U.S.-only.

    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

    % Women53.9%
    % Minorities24.2%
    % African-American/Black10.9%
    % Asian5.1%
    % Caucasian/White75.8%
    % Hispanic/Latino5.6%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.3%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.1%
    % Two or more races2.2%
    % Unknown ethnicity-
    Date info provided
    Aug. 23, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)17
    # Sick days-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Store Department Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$69,595
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$217
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$69,812

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth2%
    # of job applicants165,729
    Avg. # of applicants per opening13
    # New graduates hired904