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86. Publix Super Markets
Publix Super Markets
Rank: 86 (Previous rank: 88)
What makes it so great?
Owned by employees, bellwether Southeast supermarket chain defied the recession, opening 36 new stores in 2009, hiring over 27,000 new associates.
Headquarters: 3300 Publix Corporate Parkway
Lakeland, FL 33811
2008 revenue ($ millions): 23,929
Website: www.publix.com

Is Publix Super Markets a great employer, or what?
Publix Super Markets stats
U.S. employees 139,578
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 1,386
% job growth (1 year) 2%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 584,276
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 1,300
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Manager
Most common job (hourly):
Grocery Clerk
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care Yes
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 38%
% women 50%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): N.A.
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 60
From the Feb. 8, 2010 issue
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 2008 or latest fiscal year. All data 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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