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56. CarMax
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 56 (Previous rank: 31)
What makes it so great?
An honest used-car seller? Through its policy of no haggling and straight-talking, CarMax has become the nationís largest seller of pre-owned cars.
Headquarters: 12800 Tuckahoe Creek Parkway
Richmond, VA 23238
2008 revenue ($ millions): 6,974

Is CarMax a great employer, or what?
CarMax stats
U.S. employees 13,030
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) -2,136
% job growth (1 year) -16%
% voluntary turnover 22%
Applicants 146,300
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 570
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Most common job (hourly):
Sales Consultant
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 44%
% women 26%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 92
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 47
From the Feb. 8, 2010 issue
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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