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34. Nugget Market

Nugget Market
Rank: 34 (Previous rank: 8)
What makes it so great?
Checkers earn an average of $17.71 an hour at this regional market where employees cite the close knit family feel as reason they look forward to going to work. Still, it saw its ranking drop this year driven by a decline in employee survey scores.
Headquarters:
168 Court Street
Woodland, CA 95695
2010 revenue ($ millions): 301
Website: www.nuggetmarket.com
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Employees  
U.S. employees 1,135
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 60
% job growth (1 year) 8%
% voluntary turnover 7%
Applicants 8,000
Job openings (as of 1/2/12) 2
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Director
$108,471
Most common job (hourly):
Checker
$40,333
Benefits  
Fully 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 36%
% women 44%
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.): 27
From the Feb. 6, 2012 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 2010 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2011 and 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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