What makes it so great? Nonprofit that runs R&D centers for government agencies handed out $1.5 million in awards to 1,800 employees (averaging $833 apiece) last year, including $7,500 for the best published research paper.
Headquarters: McLean, Va.
Top 3 (of 55) U.S. locations: McLean , Bedford, Eatontown
Has nondiscrimination policy that includes sexual orientation?
From the January 22, 2007 issue
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.