Average total pay: $161,127For: Senior Computer Scientist*
Best companies rank: 31
Adobe's mission is to "revolutionize how the world engages with ideas and information," and in its 23-year history, it's come pretty close. The company's pioneering software has revolutionized business and personal computing and is practically a staple of most corporate platforms.
Employees share the wealth: Many receive quarterly profit-sharing bonuses, and all new employees are given a stock option grant.
*Most common salaried job
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