20162015201420132012
Salaried employees55,30055,30018,10017,60015,380
Salaried employee growth0.0%205.5%2.8%14.4%8.5%
Salaried employees % of total employment31.3%33.0%20.1%20.1%18.8%
Hourly employees121,500112,50071,90069,80066,540
Hourly employee growth8.0%56.5%3.0%4.9%13.5%
Hourly employees % of total employment68.7%67.0%79.9%79.9%81.2%
Total employment176,800167,80090,00087,40081,920
Total employment growth5.4%86.4%3.0%6.7%12.6%

Notes:Part-time associates work an average of less than 35 hours per week, and their numbers fluctuate during seasonal holidays