Big pay: Annual pay
Rank Company Best Cos. rank Most common job title Average annual pay**
1 Southern Ohio Medical Center 36 Physicians $490,647
2 Bingham McCutchen 30 Associate $228,851
3 Alston & Bird 24 Associate $201,233
4 Perkins Coie 58 Associate $189,409
5 EOG Resources 72 Engineer $188,662
6 Devon Energy 28 Engineer $178,305
7 Ultimate Software 25 System Consultant $166,000
8 Hitachi Data Systems 86 Sales Support Function/Solutions Consultant $163,694
9 Boston Consulting Group 2 Consultant $154,543
10 Autodesk 52 Software Engineer $150,500
11 Salesforce.com 27 Software Engineering SMTS $147,005
12 NetApp 6 Member of Technical Staff Software $143,077
13 Goldman Sachs 33 Other Exempt (Analysts, Program Analysts, Associates, and Professional Non-Exempt) $139,200
14 Cisco 90 Software Engineer IV $136,400
15 Intel 46 Component Design Engineer $133,826
16 Scripps Health 56 Manager/ Director $133,265
17 Microsoft 76 Software Development Engineer $132,023
18 Qualcomm 23 Engineer, Staff $132,000
19 World Wide Technology 50 Engineer $129,270
20 Baptist Health South Florida 42 Patient Care Manager $125,606
21 SVB Financial Group 40 Relationship Manager II $123,882
22 Burns & McDonnell 26 Electrical Engineer $122,000
23 Atlantic Health 65 Manager $121,891
24 Baker Donelson 54 Associate $120,212
25 Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants 16 General Manager $118,435
26 Mercedes-Benz USA 12 Automotive Field Technical Specialist $117,624
27 Novo Nordisk 43 Diabetes Care Specialist III (DCS) $116,338
28 PCL Construction 29 Project Manager $115,295
29 Robert W. Baird 21 Financial Analyst - Capital Markets $114,315
30 American Express 60 Manager-Finance $113,880
31 Chesapeake Energy 18 Toolpusher $113,599
32 Publix Super Markets 78 Store Manager $110,644
33 Nugget Market 34 Store Director $108,471
34 GoDaddy.com 93 Software Developer $105,000
35 Booz Allen Hamilton 84 Associate $104,828
36 Ernst & Young 59 Manager - a client serving position $103,999
37 Adobe 41 Computer Scientist, software development 3 $103,664
38 FactSet Research Systems 75 Software Engineer $103,169
39 Recreational Equipment (REI) 8 Retail Store Manager $103,112
40 OhioHealth 88 Nurse Manager $102,835
41 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta 49 Nurse Manager $101,027
42 Methodist Hospital 53 Manager Nursing $99,758
43 Balfour Beatty Construction 44 Superintendent $99,726
44 Schweitzer Engineering Labs 97 Lead Software Engineer $99,000
45 Pricewaterhouse Coopers 48 Manager/Supervisor $97,827
46 Hasbro 82 Analyst II - IS $97,554
47 Allianz Life Insurance 51 Senior Operations Manager $96,767
48 USAA 20 Software Developer & Integrator I $96,300
49 TDIndustries 64 Project Manager $92,526
50 NuStar Energy 15 Terminal Manager $90,094
51 Genentech 68 Research Associate $90,000
52 American Fidelity Assurance 47 Sales $89,813
53 Accenture 92 Consulting Consultant $87,497
54 Deloitte 67 Senior/Senior Consultant $86,387
55 SRC 81 Software Engineer $84,053
56 Meridian Health 96 Assistant Nurse Manager $82,948
57 National Instruments 45 Engineer.IC.2 Software 2 $82,532
58 Whole Foods Market 32 Associate Store Team Leader $80,199
59 Scottrade 31 Branch Manager $79,579
60 KPMG 94 Senior Associate $78,800
61 Edward Jones 5 Sr Programmer Analyst $78,541
62 Quicken Loans 10 Mortgage Banker $78,224
63 Navy Federal Credit Union 95 Manager, Branch Office $76,954
64 DPR Construction 13 Project Engineer $73,500
65 Plante Moran 37 Audit Staff $72,900
66 Stryker 80 Recon Sales Associate $71,432
67 Camden Property Trust 7 Community Managers $71,232
68 The Container Store 22 Store Managers $70,539
69 QuikTrip 66 Store Manager $69,383
70 CHG Healthcare Services 9 Sales Consultant $68,466
71 Men's Wearhouse 55 MW Store Manager $63,991
72 Aflac 77 Supervisor, Operations $63,360
73 Intercontinental Hotels Group 100 Sales Manager $63,177
74 Bright Horizons Family Solutions 83 Director $58,603
75 Rackspace Hosting 74 Linux Administrator II $57,660
76 Darden Restaurants 99 Restaurant Manager $56,991
77 CarMax 91 Purchasing $56,958
78 Wegmans Food Markets 4 Store Department Manager $56,040
79 Umpqua Bank 69 Store Manager $54,922
80 Starbucks 73 Store Manager $53,634
81 Teach For America 70 Manager, Teacher Leadership Development $50,323
82 Marriott International 57 Event Manager $50,056
83 Build-A-Bear Workshop 62 Chief Workshop Manager $50,050
84 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 39 Postdoctoral Research Associate $49,531
85 Nordstrom 61 Sales Department Manager $49,500
86 Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts 85 Assistant F&B Manager $49,488
87 Zappos.com 11 Fulfillment Center Process Manager $47,516
88 General Mills 63 Retail Sales Representative $47,199
From the Feb. 6, 2012 issue
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2010 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
** For employees in that role.
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