25 top-paying companies

Associates at Bingham McCutchen take home an average $211,017 total compensation annually. See which other top employers offer big paychecks.

Publix Super Markets
Publix Super Markets
Average total pay: $107,280
For: Store Manager*

Best Companies rank: 91

This southeastern supermarket chain is the nation's largest employee-owned supermarket. In a typical year an employee gets a free allocation of stock equivalent to 11 percent of pay. More than 400 employees have stock plan account balances ranging in value from $1 million to $7 million.

Publix stands out in the retail field for its annual holiday bonus. Both full-time and part-time employees are eligible for a bonus. In 2006 Publix paid out a total of $324 million in holiday, retail and incentive bonuses representing nearly 30 percent of the company's net profit for the year.
Last updated January 22 2008: 3:23 PM ET

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