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Herman Miller
Herman Miller
Fortune 1000 rank: 914
Best Companies rank: 96
No. of U.S. employees: 6,063
Most common salaried job: Engineer 3
Avg. pay in that job: $66,901

What makes it so great? The furniture pioneer values its history: 23% of the workforce is classified as "water carriers," people who have 20-plus years and carry the culture forward.

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Last updated April 24 2008: 10:56 AM ET