100 Best Companies to Work For
Container Store
Rank: 6 (2005 rank: 15)
  
Headquarters: Coppell, TX
Industry: Specialty Retailers
Midsized Companies Rank: 3
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 375
U.S. Sites: 36
Website: http://www.containerstore.com
What makes it so great?
At this storage retailer, even part-timers can receive bonuses, and drivers are rewarded for long service and safe driving records. In 2004 one driver took home $5,000 for ten years of perfect driving.
U.S. employees 2,857
Employees outside U.S. 400
% minorities 29
% women 62
New jobs (1 year) 117
% job growth (1 year) 16
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 108
% voluntary turnover 18
Applicants 31,794
Most common job (salaried) Store Sales $40,394
Most common job (hourly) Distribution Center $29,227
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.