100 Best Companies to Work For
Publix Super Markets
Rank: 56 (2005 rank: 94)
  
Headquarters: Lakeland, FL
Industry: Food & Drug Stores
Large Companies Rank: 15
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 18,600
U.S. Sites: 853
Website: http://www.publix.com
What makes it so great?
The Southeastern supermarket chain is 100% employee-owned. To celebrate the company's 75th birthday in 2005, 850 stores hosted parties with balloons, banners, costumes, and musical performances.
U.S. employees 129,412
Employees outside U.S. 0
% minorities 38
% women 49
New jobs (1 year) 1,987
% job growth (1 year) 3
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 50
% voluntary turnover 12
Applicants 482,799
Most common job (salaried) Store Manager $101,800
Most common job (hourly) Deli Clerk $23,632
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. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.