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The Container Store
The Container Store
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Rank: 16
Previous rank: 22
2011 revenue ($ millions): $633

What makes it so great?
Hourly salespeople earn an average of $46,925 a year at the storage products chain, roughly double the industry average. Benefits include a 401(k) plan that matches 50% up to 4% of pay. No wonder turnover for full-timers is a low 5.7%.

Headquarters:
Coppell, TX
Website: www.containerstore.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
3,865
Employees outside U.S.
650
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
168
% job growth (1 year)
16%
% voluntary turnover
6%
Applicants
62,939
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
169
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Managers
$72,172
Most common job (hourly):
Sales
$48,130
Fully paid sabbaticals
Yes
Onsite child care
No
Health
100% health-care coverage
No
Onsite fitness center
No
Subsidized gym membership
No
Work-life
Job sharing program
No
Compressed workweek
No
Telecommuting
No
Diversity
% minorities
29%
% women
65%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
263
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
263
From the Feb. 4, 2013 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 2011 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2012 and 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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