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Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market
Fortune 1000 rank: 369
Best Companies rank: 16
No. of U.S. employees: 41,385
Most common salaried job: Associate Store Team Leader
Avg. pay in that job: $70,609

What makes it so great? This beloved natural and organic foods retailer opened a record 21 new stores in 2007, and also acquired Wild Oats in a $565 million deal.

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Last updated April 24 2008: 10:56 AM ET