88. CarMax (KMX)
What makes it so great?
Nationís largest seller of used cars opened its first ìno haggleî superstore in 1993 and now has 74 stores. Women make up nearly 25% of the workforce, vs. 2.1% on the typical used-car lot.

Headquarters: Richmond
Top 3 (of 75) U.S. locations: Richmond , Atlanta, Chicago
2005 revenue ($ millions): 6,260
Website: www.carmax.com
U.S. employees 12,553
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 941
% job growth (1 year) 10
% voluntary turnover 24
Applicants 215,965
Most common job (salaried):
Buyers
$59,385
Most common job (hourly):
Technicians
$48,766
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 190
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 43%
% women 24%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 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 2005 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 salaried and hourly employees.