100 Best Companies to Work For
QuikTrip
Rank: 21 (2005 rank: 19)
  
Headquarters: Tulsa, OK
Industry: Specialty Retailers
Midsized Companies Rank: 9
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 6,286
U.S. Sites: 477
Website: http://www.quiktrip.com
What makes it so great?
How can a gas-station-cum-convenience store be a good place to work? If employees are respected and valued. Eighty-seven percent of them say, "Management trusts us to do a good job without watching over our shoulders."
U.S. employees 7,819
Employees outside U.S. 0
% minorities 24
% women 36
New jobs (1 year) 274
% job growth (1 year) 6
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 20
% voluntary turnover 16
Applicants 127,379
Most common job (salaried) Store Manager $58,210
Most common job (hourly) Second Assistant Manager $34,655
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.