100 Best Companies to Work For 

Big pay: Annual pay
Rank Company Best Cos. rank Most common job title Average annual pay**
1 Baker Donelson 77 Shareholder $319,779
2 Salesforce.com 43 Senior Account Executive $249,607
3 Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe 95 Associate $245,206
4 Bingham McCutchen 12 Associate $233,800
5 Devon Energy 20 Engineer $187,819
6 Alston & Bird 30 Associate $185,938
7 Perkins Coie 75 Associate $183,376
8 EOG Resources 67 Engineer $171,943
9 Arnold & Porter 65 Associate $171,074
10 Brocade Communications Systems 61 Software Engineer $170,175
11 Adobe Systems 42 Senior Computer Scientist, Software Development $153,345
12 Genentech 19 Clinical Specialist $150,000
13 Boston Consulting Group 8 Consultant $139,921
14 Cisco 16 Software Engineer IV $135,877
15 NetApp 7 Member Technical Staff, Software 4 $132,396
16 Colgate-Palmolive 100 Manager $132,000
17 Chesapeake Energy 34 Toolpusher $126,854
18 MITRE 69 Information Systems Engineer, Lead $124,496
19 Scripps Health 40 Manager-Director $123,278
20 DPR Construction 57 Superintendents $122,600
21 Goldman Sachs Group 24 Other Exempt (Analysts, Program Analysts, Associates and Professional Non-Exempt) $122,000
22 Winchester Hospital 99 Nurse Manager $120,953
23 Microsoft 51 Engineering - Software Development Engineer in Test $120,657
24 Intel 98 Component Design Engineer $118,295
25 Robert W. Baird & Co. 11 Financial Analyst $117,650
26 McCormick and Company 72 Finance $115,000
27 Publix Super Markets 86 Store Manager $113,662
28 S. C. Johnson & Son 83 Senior Research Assistant $113,381
29 Johnson Financial Group 22 Commercial Relationship Manager III $112,296
30 Atlantic Health 81 Manager $112,180
31 DreamWorks Animation SKG 6 Software Engineer $110,275
32 Booz Allen Hamilton 52 Associate $109,978
33 PCL Construction Enterprises 31 Superintendent $109,673
34 Gilbane 92 Project Manager $109,649
35 LifeBridge Health 96 Pharmacist $108,549
36 Novo Nordisk 25 Diabetes Field Sales $107,553
37 Mercedes-Benz USA 49 Automotive Technical Specialist $106,785
38 Qualcomm 9 Senior Engineer $105,625
39 Ernst & Young 44 Manager $105,544
40 OhioHealth 46 Nurse Manager $103,542
41 Nugget Market 5 Store Director $101,927
42 American Express 73 Manager Finance $101,360
43 Shared Technologies 33 Sales Rep $100,271
44 Monsanto 59 Research & Development $100,147
45 Methodist Hospital System 17 Manager, Nursing $96,204
46 American Fidelity Assurance Co. 35 Sales (Commission/Sales) $95,976
47 USAA 45 Software/Systems Engineer $95,040
48 Baptist Health South Florida 32 Asst. Mgr. Patient Care $94,687
49 PricewaterhouseCoopers 71 Manager/Supervisor $93,274
50 Meridian Health 79 Nurse Manager Assistant $91,832
51 Southern Ohio Medical Center 63 Nurse Manager $91,004
52 FactSet Research Systems 48 Software Engineer $86,863
53 Recreational Equipment 14 Retail Store Manager $85,412
54 Deloitte 70 Senior/Senior Consultant $84,658
55 NuStar Energy 21 Terminal Manager $84,305
56 Accenture 84 Consulting Consultant $82,500
57 Scottrade 27 Branch Manager $80,118
58 TDIndustries 39 Superintendent $79,256
59 Quicken Loans 29 Mortgage Banker $78,123
60 KPMG 88 Senior Associate $78,100
61 Four Seasons Hotels 58 Sales Manager $77,391
62 Edward Jones 2 Senior Programmer Analyst $77,147
63 National Instruments 87 Engineer Staff 2 Software $76,998
64 Kimley-Horn 62 Experienced Analyst $75,767
65 FedEx 91 Operations Manager $73,639
66 Indiana Regional Medical Center 60 Nursing Unit Manager $73,300
67 CHG Healthcare Services 26 Recruiter $72,656
68 Herman Miller 97 Engineer 3 $72,531
69 Stew Leonard's 64 Store Manager $72,490
70 Arkansas Children's Hospital 85 Specialty Nurse $71,512
71 QuikTrip 41 Store Manager $69,560
72 Whole Foods Market 18 Assoc Store Team Leader $68,405
73 Marriott International 82 Sales Manager $67,970
74 King's Daughters Medical Center 50 Case Manager $65,667
75 Plante & Moran 66 Audit Staff $65,500
76 Camden Property Trust 10 Community Manager $65,312
77 Balfour Beatty Construction 76 Project Engineer $63,000
78 Aflac 37 Supervisor, Operations $61,340
79 Zappos.com 15 Assistant Buyer 3 $58,116
80 Bright Horizons 89 Director $57,781
81 J. M. Smucker 47 Production Supervisor $56,304
82 CarMax 56 Purchasing $55,776
83 Umpqua Bank 23 Store Manager $55,215
84 Scooter Store 38 Mobility Consultant $53,898
85 Wegmans Food Markets 3 Store Department Manager $52,922
86 Nordstrom 53 Sales Department Manager $49,500
87 Build-A-Bear Workshop 80 Chief Workshop Manager $48,130
88 General Mills 90 Retail Sales Representative $46,200
89 Container Store 36 Store Sales $45,299
90 Starbucks Coffee 93 Store Manager $44,434
91 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta 74 Business Operations Coordinator $42,783
From the Feb. 8, 2010 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 2008 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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