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Adobe Systems
Adobe Systems
Fortune 1000 rank: 651
Best Companies rank: 40
No. of U.S. employees: 3,900
Most common salaried job: Computer Scientist
Avg. pay in that job: $137,691

What makes it so great? A culture of openness pervades this software developer: The CEO answers e-mails within 24 hours, and employee councils feed management with ideas.

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Last updated April 24 2008: 10:56 AM ET