Average total pay: $145,750For: Engineer*
Best companies rank: 83
One of the nation's largest independent oil and gas drillers, EOG Resources was spun off by Enron in 1999. The timing could not have been better, as it has flourished as a stand-alone company.
Employees here get bonuses twice a year and benefit from one of the most generous 401(k) matches of any company on this list: every dollar tucked away in a 401(k) account is matched 100 percent up to 6 percent of pay. All employees are stockholders from the day of hire - and they can buy more at a generous 15 percent discount.
*Most common salaried job
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