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Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market
71
Rank: 71
Previous rank: 32
2011 revenue ($ millions): $10,100

What makes it so great?
This pioneering natural-foods grocer is all about transparency: Employees can vote on new hires, go on field trips to meet suppliers, and are able to see everyone's salary.

Headquarters:
Austin, TX
Website: www.wholefoods.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
64,127
Employees outside U.S.
2,644
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
3,285
% job growth (1 year)
7%
% voluntary turnover
7%
Applicants
1,100,000
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
621
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Associate Store Team Leader
$83,976
Most common job (hourly):
Cashier/Customer Service TM
$27,033
Fully paid sabbaticals
No
Onsite child care
No
Health
100% health-care coverage
Yes
Onsite fitness center
No
Subsidized gym membership
Yes
Work-life
Job sharing program
No
Compressed workweek
Yes
Telecommuting
Yes
Diversity
% minorities
44%
% women
43%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
64
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
32
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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