Best compensation
 
1 Valero Energy 22 Technician IV $84,141
2 Methodist Hospital Sys. 9 Registered Nurse-Clinical Colleague $75,776
3 Adobe Systems 31 Senior Administrative Assistant $70,569
4 Nixon Peabody 49 Secretary $68,857
5 Bingham McCutchen 94 Legal Secretary $68,807
6 Memorial Health 91 Registered Nurse $68,297
7 Griffin Hospital 21 RN - Nurse $67,619
8 Northwest Community Hospital 37 Acute Care Staff Nurse $67,246
9 Baptist Health S. Florida 81 Clinical Nurse 1 $66,631
10 PCL Construction 42 Carpenter $65,382
11 Qualcomm 14 IT Engineer $63,686
12 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta 35 Staff Nurse Colleague $63,228
13 EOG Resources 83 Lease Operator $62,645
14 Alston & Bird 19 Legal Secretary $62,100
15 Jones Lang LaSalle 66 Technician $61,897
16 Boston Consulting Grp. 8 Executive Assistant $59,251
17 Perkins Coie 64 Legal Secretary $58,807
18 Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Ntwrk. 80 Registered Nurse $58,575
19 Cisco Systems 11 Sales Administrator $58,069
20 Booz Allen Hamilton 63 Executive Assistant $57,900
21 Genzyme 43 Cytogenetic Technicians/Technologists $57,670
22 Arnold & Porter 26 Legal Secretaries $56,764
23 Network Appliance 6 Administrative Assistant 3 $56,200
24 Station Casinos 18 Table Games Dealer $55,688
25 OhioHealth 52 Registered Nurse $55,574
26 Ernst & Young 25 Administrative Assistant $55,324
27 Genentech 2 Manufacturing Technician- Bioprocess $54,900
28 Quicken Loans 17 Client Care Specialist $53,797
29 Dow Corning 55 Supply Chain $52,802
30 Microsoft 50 Administrative Support $52,560
31 PricewaterhouseCoopers 58 Executive Assistant $52,278
32 Deloitte & Touche USA 76 Administrative assistant $51,666
33 Baptist Health Care 54 Registered Nurse $50,860
34 MITRE 60 Technical Project Support III $50,687
35 CarMax 88 Technicians $48,766
36 S.C. Johnson & Son 7 Admin Assistant $48,734
37 Procter & Gamble 68 Technician $48,673
38 First Horizon National 46 Loan Processor $45,361
39 TDIndustries 79 Skilled Craftperson $45,180
40 Kimley-Horn & Assoc. 28 Clerical $43,868
41 SAS Institute 48 Office administrator $43,379
42 KPMG 97 Administrative Assistant $42,178
43 SRA International 61 Administrative Assistant $41,814
44 Pella 59 Assembler $41,398
45 Texas Instruments 87 Wafer Fab Specialist $40,990
46 Yahoo 44 Customer Care Agent I $40,840
47 QuikTrip 20 Night Assistant Manager $40,483
48 CDW 82 Pick Pack $39,764
49 David Weekley Homes 12 Builder Service Representative $38,924
50 A.G. Edwards 99 Branch Support Employee $38,597
51 American Express 74 Travel Counselor $38,340
52 Milliken 93 Senior Machine Operator $38,000
53 Robert W. Baird 38 Client Relationship Assistant $37,900
54 Alcon Laboratories 65 Operator $37,433
55 Vision Service Plan 23 Customer Service Representative II $36,074
56 HomeBanc Mortgage 67 Customer Service Specialist $35,988
57 Starbucks Coffee 16 Coordinator II $35,680
58 Paychex 70 Payroll Specialist $35,246
59 Nordstrom 24 Salesperson $35,200
60 AstraZeneca 71 Product Operator $35,131
61 Plante & Moran 32 Secretary $34,825
62 Medtronic 72 Assembler $34,144
63 Nugget Market 13 Checker $33,722
64 J.M. Smucker 39 Customer Service Representative $33,346
65 National Instruments 86 Administrative Specialist 2 $33,111
66 Capital One Financial 84 Risk Associate $32,836
67 Nike 69 Material Handling Assistant $32,764
68 Men's Wearhouse 90 Full-time tailors $32,741
69 Granite Construction 56 Journeyman $31,777
70 Edward Jones 29 Branch Office Administrator $31,078
71 Stew Leonard's 51 Production Assistant $31,033
72 American Fidelity Assur. 47 Representative, Customer Service II $30,612
73 Container Store 4 Distribution Center $30,508
74 American Century Invest. 15 Account Representative $30,000
75 JM Family Enterprises 41 Customer Account Representative $29,824
76 Standard Pacific 85 Sales Assistant $29,585
77 Principal Financial Grp. 77 Account Representative I $28,613
78 Whole Foods Market 5 Service Team Member $27,803
79 Aflac 73 Customer Service Specialist II $27,458
80 Publix Super Markets 57 Grocery Stock Clerk $27,353
81 Timberland 78 Assistant Manager Sales $26,858
82 Wegmans Food Markets 3 Customer Service $26,586
83 Umpqua Bank 34 Universal Associate $26,162
84 Four Seasons Hotels 53 AM Guest Room Attendant $25,842
85 Bright Horizons 92 Teacher $24,675
86 Stanley 100 Passport Associate 1 $24,400
87 Marriott International 89 Housekeeper $23,407
88 Recreational Equip. (REI) 27 Retail Sales Specialist $22,453
89 Synovus 98 Machine Operator 1 $22,451
90 IKEA North America 96 Sales Coworker $15,415
From the January 22, 2007 issue
Notes:
*For employees in that role
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 2005 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 salaried and hourly employees.
Best companies by state
These states are headquarters for the highest number of America's Top Employers.
California 13
Texas 11
New York 9
Job growth
Google added 2,229 jobs last year, making it the fastest-growing of our Best Companies.
Google 67
Capital One Financial 59
Adobe Systems 33
Best benefits
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