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FORTUNE 1000 best companies to work for
These 23 companies appear on both the FORTUNE 500 and our 2010 ranking of the Best Companies to Work For.
Company Fortune
500 rank
2010 Best to
Work For rank
Avg. annual pay in
most common job (professional)
Microsoft 36 51 $120,657
Goldman Sachs Group 39 24 $122,000
Cisco Systems 58 16 $135,877
FedEx 60 91 $73,639
Intel 62 98 $118,295
American Express 88 73 $101,360
Publix Super Markets 99 86 $113,662
Google 102 4 N.A.
AFLAC 130 37 $61,340
United Services Automobile Association 132 45 $95,040
Colgate-Palmolive 151 100 $132,000
General Mills 155 90 $46,200
Monsanto 197 59 $100,147
Marriott International 213 82 $67,970
Qualcomm 225 9 $105,625
Starbucks 241 93 $44,434
Devon Energy 261 20 $187,819
Nordstrom 270 53 $49,500
Whole Foods Market 284 18 $68,405
Chesapeake Energy 296 34 $126,854
CarMax 323 56 $55,776
Mattel 387 78 N.A.
EOG Resources 434 67 $171,943
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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Rank # of Fortune 500 Companies
California 57
Texas 57
New York 56
Company 2009 $ (millions)
Exxon Mobil $19,280.0
Microsoft $14,569.0
Wal-Mart Stores $14,335.0
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