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.

Granite Construction
Granite Construction
Fortune 1000 rank: 654
Best Companies rank: 56
No. of U.S. employees: 4,662
Most common salaried job (Avg. Pay):
Engineering ($67,497)

What makes it so great? The construction firm's employees applaud CEO Bill Dor­ey, who "isn't afraid to admit he doesn't know something." There's no salary cap, but Dorey's salary is only ten times that of many heavy-construction-equipment operators.

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