18 of 100
BACKNEXT
18. Stew Leonard's

Stew Leonard's
Rank: 18 (Previous rank: 64)
What makes it so great?
This supermarket chain may have 13 third-generation family members working there, but they get no special treatment. After college they have to work elsewhere for three years, and their first job in the company must be at a cash register.
Headquarters:
100 Westport Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
2009 revenue ($ millions): 379
Website: www.stewleonards.com
 
Network with Stew Leonard's

Is Stew Leonard's a great employer, or what?
Employees  
U.S. employees 1,991
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) -84
% job growth (1 year) -7%
% voluntary turnover 4%
Applicants 11,089
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Manager
$74,438
Most common job (hourly):
Host/Hostess
$29,261
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek No
Telecommuting No
Diversity  
% minorities 51%
% women 44%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
No
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 50
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 50
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.
Galleries & videos
Perk Finder
Perk-Finder
Find my top perks
Select benefits you want and see instantly which Best Companies offer them.
Find the right company for you
What qualities are you looking for in a great employer? Use our tool to find the companies on our list that suit you best.
Company size Large Small Ignore
Number of women High Low Ignore
Ethnically diverse Yes No Ignore
Extra training Yes No Ignore
Job growth Yes No Ignore
Low turnover Yes No Ignore
State:
For multiple selections,
hold down the <Ctrl> key
How it works
Video
To pick the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to conduct the most extensive employee survey in corporate America. More
Current Issue
  • Give the gift of Fortune
  • Get the Fortune app
  • Subscribe
Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.