The Container Store

The Container Store, Galleria Mall, Dallas Texas, April 2017Courtesy of Aggie Brooks/Container Store

    Employees are (literally) invested in this storage retailer, holding a big chunk of its shares. That goes both ways, say staffers, who praise “outstanding” communication, pay that’s well above the industry’s average, and “amazing” benefits (even for part- timers)—all part of how the company brings its “conscious capitalism” ethos to life.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year49
    Years on list19
    HQ locationCoppell, Texas
    Job openings (as of February 2018)198
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$819.9
    Year founded1978
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites90


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingNo
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsYes
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymNo
    On-site medical care facilityNo
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersNo
    College tuition reimbursementNo
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Minorities31%
    % African-American/Black11%
    % Asian5%
    % Caucasian/White69%
    % Hispanic/Latino13%
    % Native American/Alaska Native1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
    % Two or more races2%
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO22
    # Sick days-
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Store Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$72,117
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$1,716
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$73,833

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-3%
    # of job applicants30,813
    Avg. # of applicants per opening15
    FT voluntary turnover16%
    Jobs filled internally57%
    Jobs filled by referral27%
    # New graduates hired-