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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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