GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Walmart Employment Statistics [Current Data]

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"Walmart employs approximately 2.2 million associates worldwide."

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"In the United States, Walmart employs around 1.5 million people."

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"Walmart operates over 4,740 retail stores in the United States."

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"Walmart’s average hourly wage for full-time employees in the U.S. is $14.26."

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"Walmart plans to spend $400 million in fiscal 2021 on initiatives to reduce employee turnover/retention."

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"Walmart’s employee turnover rate is about 44%, which is lower than the retail industry average of 60%."

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"Walmart spends about $4 billion annually on employees’ training and development."

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"As of 2021, Walmart employs more than 14,500 veterans as part of their ‘Veterans Welcome Home’ commitment."

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"Walmart offers insurance coverage levels of 50%, 75%, and 100% of store employee’s salary as an optional life insurance benefit."

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"75% of Walmart’s U.S. store management team began as hourly employees."

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"More than 200,000 Walmart employees have benefited from the company’s Live Better U education program as of July 2021."

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"Walmart’s share of the total number of jobs in the U.S. retail sector is estimated at 8.9%."

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"Walmart employs over 91,000 people in retail operations in Texas alone."

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"Walmart’s cash bonus program rewarded over $730 million to their hourly employees in 2020."

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"About 1.4 million Walmart employees in the United States have access to a mobile app called ‘Even’ to help manage their finances."

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"Walmart employs over 16,000 associates in Canada."

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"Walmart provides a 10% discount on regularly-priced merchandise for their employees."

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"Walmart employs around 14,000 people in its eCommerce division."

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"In 2018, Walmart announced it would increase the starting wage for employees to $11 per hour."

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