Average total pay: $142,027For: Associate*
Best companies rank: 64
The 57th-largest law firm in the country, Perkins Coie is based in Seattle, where it represents a few of the locals: Microsoft, Starbucks, Amazon, Boeing. Lawyers here - there are more than 500 of them - work in four areas: corporate finance, intellectual property, employment and litigation.
The firm pays 100 percent of medical insurance premiums on the employee and his/her spouse, offers sabbaticals of two months paid time off and a defined contribution pension plan.
*Most common salaried job
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