Company Facts

Walmart employs more than 2.2 million associates around the world — nearly 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. More than 75% of our Walmart U.S. store operations management team members started as hourly employees, and Walmart store managers earn an average of $180,000 per year in the U.S. In FY2020, we promoted more than 200,000 people to jobs of greater responsibility and higher pay in Walmart U.S.
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    Opportunity
    Walmart employs more than 2.2 million associates around the world. More than 75% of our Walmart U.S. store operations management team members started as hourly employees, and in FY2020, we promoted more than 200,000 people to jobs of greater responsibility and higher pay in Walmart U.S.
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    Financial
    For the fiscal year ended January 31, 2020, Walmart's total revenue was $524 billion. See our quarterly earnings results and annual reports for more financial information.
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    Executive Leadership
    The CEO of Walmart is Doug McMillon. The Chairperson of our Board of Directors is Greg Penner. Learn more about our Executive Management team and Board of Directors on our Leadership page.
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    Heritage
    Walmart was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton when our first store opened in Rogers, Arkansas. Learn more about Our Heritage, including a detailed timeline of Walmart's first 50 years and see the Walmart Visitor Center in the original Walton's 5&10.

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