Wegmans Values in Action

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Putting our employees first

Putting our employees first

As a family company, we have always believed we can achieve our goals only if we first fulfill the individual needs of our people. This employee-first mindset guides everything we do.

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Wegmans puts our people first because it’s the right thing to do. We’ve operated this way for more than a century.

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where it starts

Our values are the foundation of our caring relationship with our employees, which helps create a culture and spirit of belonging. We have people and programs in place that help us live this value every day:

  • Our leaders get to know employees on an individual basis and listen to and respect their ideas
  • Our Employee Advocates serve as objective advisors, facilitators, and coaches
  • Our many listening channels that allow our people to share their voice to improve our company

helping everyone be their best

Taking care of our employees means valuing everyone as a whole person. We’re proud to offer a variety of benefits that help all of our people balance work and life, and help them feel their best every day:

  • Competitive pay, benefits, perks and exceptional career growth opportunities
  • Work-life flexibility and personalized scheduling, so every employee can prioritize what is most important
  • Wellness resources through LiveWell, a no-cost program for employees and their families to help at every stage of life

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opportunities to learn and grow

We’re proud to be the first employer for many and employer of choice for all. We’re committed to creating a caring, representative team that reflects the diverse communities we serve.

  • Employee development through cross-training, mentorship, talent pipelines, and pathways for long-term careers
  • Our scholarship program has awarded over $145 million in tuition assistance to more than 46,500 employees since it began in 1984
  • We invest over $55 million in training annually, through a variety of formal and informal development programs
  • About 25% of Wegmans employees receive a lateral opportunity or promotion each year

Check out our 2024 scholarship winners!

Recognition & Distinctions

We are honored to have received dozens of awards and distinctions for being a great place to work, treating customers and communities in an exemplary manner, and remaining a great place to shop for all.


Named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, every year starting in 1998 through 2024; ranking #1 in 2005 and ranking #6 in 2024.

FORTUNE Magazine's Best Workplaces in Retail

Ranked #1 since 2015 on Fortune magazine’s list of the Best Workplaces in Retail.

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