Publix Super Markets

100 Best Companies 2020-Publix Super Markets
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    Publix grocery chain offers tuition reimbursement in an approved area of study to any employee performing successfully, working an average of 10 hours weekly, and with at least six months of continuous tenure. Information systems programmer Kelly Amig says she started at the company as a part-time cashier while in high school and then completed four years of college without a single student loan, thanks to the program: “I was able to grow personally and professionally because I stayed with Publix.”

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    Company Info

    Rank last year12
    Years on list23
    HQ locationLakeland, Fla.
    Job openings (as of February 2020)-
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$36,396
    Year founded1930
    Type of organizationPrivate
    Number of work sites1,223


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


    % Women48.9%
    % Minorities43.8%
    % African-American/Black21.8%
    % Asian2.9%
    % Caucasian/White56.2%
    % Hispanic/Latino16%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.2%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.2%
    % Two or more races2.6%
    % Unknown ethnicity-
    Date info providedAug. 23, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)16
    # Sick days6


    Most common job (for salaried employee)store manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$73,913
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$50,440
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$124,353

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth3%
    # of job applicants421,790
    Avg. # of applicants per opening3
    # New graduates hired-