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3. Wegmans Food Markets
Wegmans Food Markets
Rank: 3 (Previous rank: 5)
What makes it so great?
Rated one of the best groceries in the nation, and a former No. 1 on our list (in 2005), Wegmans has never had a layoff in its 94-year history. More than 4,000 employees, 11% of the workforce, have been here more than 15 years.
Headquarters: 1500 Brooks Ave
Rochester, NY 14603
2008 revenue ($ millions): 4,807

Is Wegmans Food Markets a great employer, or what?
Wegmans Food Markets stats
Employees  
U.S. employees 36,770
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 36
% job growth (1 year) 0%
% voluntary turnover 4%
Applicants 200,082
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 1,500
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Department Manager
$52,922
Most common job (hourly):
Store Customer Service
$29,240
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 17%
% women 53%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 65
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 65
From the Feb. 8, 2010 issue
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. Revenues are for 2008 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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