Fortune 1000 rank: 24
Best Companies rank: 36
No. of U.S. employees: 12,542
Most common salaried job (Avg. Pay):
Other Exempt [Analyst, Program Analyst and Associate] ($129,000)
What makes it so great? In addition to great salaries, last year the Wall Street firm made discretionary contributions up to $6,000 to eligible 401(k) accounts. CEO alums include Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and N.J. governor Jon Corzine.