Best big companies to work for

See the 37 companies that made both the Fortune 1000 and Best Companies to Work For lists this year.

Genzyme
Genzyme
Fortune 1000 rank: 620
Best Companies rank: 43
No. of U.S. employees: 5,920
Most common salaried job (Avg. Pay):
Researcher/Scientist ($85,973)

What makes it so great? This biotech, which focuses on rare genetic disorders, celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2006 with events at all locations. From 96% to 98% of employees have been given stock options every year for the past 15 years.

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