best companies 2013 cisco
Average annual base pay: $135,653
For: Technical Leader 1
Best Companies rank: 42

In addition to a competitive salary, the San Jose, CA-based networking equipment maker pays employees to be civic.

Employees who are called into military services may get smaller paychecks from the government than what they make on the corporate job, but Cisco steps in and makes up the difference. Their benefits also continue for them and their family during their entire tour of duty.

And if employees are picked for jury duty, they can receive their regular pay for up to three months in addition to keeping their witness pay.

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated June 11 2013 12:32 PM ET
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