100 Best Companies to Work For
Whole Foods Market
Rank: 15 (2005 rank: 30)
Get quote: WFMI
  
Headquarters: Austin, TX
Industry: Food & Drug Stores
Large Companies Rank: 3
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 3,865
U.S. Sites: 206
Website: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com
What makes it so great?
Employees up and down the food chain at this natural foods market have benefited from its rapid growth. The stock has tripled in the past three years, and even part-timers are eligible for stock options.
U.S. employees 33,248
Employees outside U.S. 1,120
% minorities 45
% women 43
New jobs (1 year) 4,579
% job growth (1 year) 18
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 112
% voluntary turnover 25
Applicants N.A.
Most common job (salaried) Associate Store Team Leader $73,061
Most common job (hourly) Prepared Foods Team Member $25,451
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
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