At Devon, certain employees received 4% mid-year pay raises where business growth and retention were a focus. Across the company, all employees were eligible for cash performance bonuses. The median bonus was approximately $10,500 in 2011.
The company also provides strong benefits. It offers an enhanced 401k plan in which the company kicks in up to 14% annually to the retirement plan. And around Thanksgiving, the company gives thanks by giving all employees a $600 bonus.
In its 16th year, Fortune's ranking of the best workplaces in corporate America welcomes five list debutantes, and what's more, 78 of them are looking to fill nearly 67,000 jobs.