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Founded in Iowa in the thirties, Hy-Vee is an employee-owned corporation operating a chain of more than 245 supermarkets located throughout the Midwestern United States in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. As an employee-owned company, Hy-Vee encourages each of its employees to help guide the company's future and to act like they own the place. It offers a culture of autonomy, service, entrepreneurship, ownership, agility, passion and pride. Hy-Vee employees work in areas as varied as produce merchandising to television production. Operations also include distribution centers in Chariton, IA; Cherokee, IA; and Ankeny, IA, as well as a financial company and a specialty pharmacy.

Company - Private
$5B to $10B
Multiple locations
Food & Beverage Retailers, Grocery Wholesalers, Food Manufacturers
Randy Edeker
What departments Hy-Vee employees work at?
other occupation28.2%
Administrative - Other12.1%
General and Operations Managers11%
Food Processing8%
Sales Managers & Supervisors6.4%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Hy-Vee employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Hy-Vee: Newcomers: 38%, Experiencers: 18%, Experts: 16%, Veterans: 28%. Hy-Vee employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Hy-Vee employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Hy-Vee: Dairy Queen,, Iowa State University. Typical Hy-Vee employees have worked at Dairy Queen.
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Dairy Queen
Iowa State University
What industries did Hy-Vee employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Hy-Vee: Niche Retailers, Colleges / Universities, Food & Beverage Retailers, Limited-Service Restaurants, Full-Service Restaurants. Hy-Vee employees most likely come from a Niche Retailers industry background.
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Where did Hy-Vee employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Hy-Vee: Small: 37%, Medium: 13%, Large: 50%. Most Hy-Vee employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Hy-Vee study?
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Where did employees at Hy-Vee study?
Des Moines Area Community College
Iowa State University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Hy-Vee?
Time employed at Hy-Vee: <1: 5%, 1-3: 20%, 4-8: 46%, 9-13: 17%, 14-20: 7%, 20+: 5%. Most Hy-Vee employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Hy-Vee rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Hy-Vee: 54.3% Male and 45.7% Female. Age ratio at Hy-Vee: 16-20: 2%, 21-30: 64%, 31-40: 19%, 41-50: 8%, 51-60: 5%, 60+: 2%. Hy-Vee rates - 1.7% more female than the industry average. Most Hy-Vee employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Hy-Vee rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Hy-Vee: medium. Hy-Vee ranks medium for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Hy-Vee employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Hy-Vee: Iowa State University, Mayo Clinic, Principal Financial Group, Target, Walgreens. People who work at Hy-Vee most typically go on to work for the Iowa State University.
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Iowa State University
Mayo Clinic
Principal Financial Group