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    8. Nugget Market

    Nugget Market
    Rank: 8 (Previous rank: 5)
    What makes it so great?
    Rallies are an everyday event at this nine-store Northern California supermarket chain, where management uses a big flat screen computer monitor in each store to deliver important information about products, messages from the leadership team, employee awards, and pump up the troops.

    Employees who watch diligently can be rewarded with bonuses that range from $20 to $1,500. Universal perk: everyone receives a 10% discount on store purchases.

    Headquarters:
    168 Court Street
    Woodland, CA 95695
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 288
    Website: www.nuggetmarket.com
     
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    Employees  
    U.S. employees 1,240
    Employees outside U.S. 0
    Jobs  
    New jobs (1 year) -20
    % job growth (1 year) -2%
    % voluntary turnover 5%
    Applicants 11,356
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Store Director
    $107,926
    Most common job (hourly):
    Checker
    $36,745
    Benefits  
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    Health  
    100% health-care coverage Yes
    Onsite fitness center No
    Subsidized gym membership No
    Work-life  
    Job sharing program No
    Compressed workweek No
    Telecommuting No
    Diversity  
    % minorities 37%
    % women 45%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Yes
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Yes
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 143
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 25
    From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
    * 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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