Big pay: Annual pay
Rank Company Best Cos. rank Most common job title Average annual pay**
1 Hitachi Data Systems 86 Sales Function/Customer Support Engineer $132,341
2 Scripps Health 56 Registered Nurse $108,483
3 Qualcomm 23 IT Engineer, Senior $99,000
4 Adobe 41 Executive Assistant 5 $92,792
5 Cisco 90 Software Engineer II $91,791
6 Atlantic Health 65 Registered Nurse $90,422
7 NuStar Energy 15 Sr. Terminal Operator $88,564
8 Methodist Hospital 53 Registered Nurse II $83,377
9 OhioHealth 88 Staff Registered Nurse $83,084
10 Meridian Health 96 Registered Nurse $81,593
11 EOG Resources 72 Lease Operator $81,137
12 DPR Construction 13 Foreman $79,959
13 Baptist Health South Florida 42 Proficient Registered Nurse $79,951
14 Devon Energy 28 Lease Operators $77,675
15 Bingham McCutchen 30 Legal Secretary $77,481
16 Booz Allen Hamilton 84 Executive Assistant $77,133
17 NetApp 6 Member of Technical Staff $76,182
18 Accenture 92 Solution System Analyst $75,612
19 PCL Construction 29 Pipefitter $73,150
20 Genentech 68 Senior Administrative Associate $72,000
21 Alston & Bird 24 Legal Secretary $71,211
22 GoDaddy.com 93 Representative - Sales and Support $70,900
23 Salesforce.com 27 Enterprise Business Representative $68,906
24 Boston Consulting Group 2 Executive Assistant $67,806
25 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta 49 Registered Nurse $67,100
26 Novo Nordisk 43 Senior Administrator $65,941
27 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 39 Pediatric Oncology Nurse $65,018
28 Intel 46 Manufacturing Technician $64,868
29 Pricewaterhouse Coopers 48 Executive Assistant $64,306
30 Ernst & Young 59 Administrative Assistant $63,357
31 Perkins Coie 58 Legal Secretary $62,852
32 Southern Ohio Medical Center 36 Registered Nurse $62,621
33 Microsoft 76 Business Support $61,245
34 KPMG 94 Senior Administrative Assistant $59,100
35 Chesapeake Energy 18 Floorman $58,633
36 Deloitte 67 Administrative Assistant $58,471
37 Balfour Beatty Construction 44 Carpenter $57,243
38 Ultimate Software 25 Tax Analyst $56,200
39 Quicken Loans 10 Mortgage Loan Processor $54,471
40 Baker Donelson 54 Legal Secretary $54,374
41 Burns & McDonnell 26 Drafter/Detailer $52,500
42 General Mills 63 Operator $52,145
43 Scottrade 31 Stockbroker $52,107
44 FactSet Research Systems 75 Operator $50,592
45 Autodesk 52 ABC Customer Representative $50,100
46 Mercedes-Benz USA 12 Warehouse Associate $49,610
47 SVB Financial Group 40 Senior Operations Specialist $49,160
48 TDIndustries 64 Skilled Craftsperson $47,480
49 USAA 20 Member Relationship Specialist $46,600
50 Plante Moran 37 Administrative Assistant $45,132
51 The Container Store 22 Sales $44,981
52 QuikTrip 66 Relief Assistant $44,300
53 American Fidelity Assurance 47 Customer Service $44,135
54 Robert W. Baird 21 Client Relationship Assistant $43,575
55 Stryker 80 Endoscopic Specialist $42,961
56 Rackspace Hosting 74 Customer Service Technician I $41,183
57 The Everett Clinic 87 Medical Assistant $41,000
58 Nugget Market 34 Checker $40,333
59 Allianz Life Insurance 51 Senior Associate Operations $40,090
60 National Instruments 45 Administrative Specialist.IC.2 Staff $40,055
61 Nordstrom 61 Salesperson $40,000
62 Navy Federal Credit Union 95 Member Service Representative $38,677
63 Men's Wearhouse 55 Full Time Tailor $37,783
64 CHG Healthcare Services 9 Administrative Assistant $37,297
65 Camden Property Trust 7 Leasing Consultant $36,517
66 Build-A-Bear Workshop 62 Assistant Workshop Manager $35,402
67 American Express 60 Customer Care Professional $35,080
68 Edward Jones 5 Branch Office Administrator $33,672
69 CarMax 91 Sales Consultant $33,614
70 Starbucks 73 Distribution Partner $33,614
71 SRC 81 Assembler $33,450
72 Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts 85 Guest Room Attendant $33,036
73 Teach For America 70 Coordinator, Regional Team Operations $32,619
74 Aflac 77 Customer Service Specialist II $32,110
75 World Wide Technology 50 Warehouse Associate $31,414
76 Hasbro 82 Assemblers $31,000
77 Umpqua Bank 69 Universal Associate $30,935
78 Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants 16 Room Attendant $29,391
79 Wegmans Food Markets 4 Store Customer Service $29,286
80 Recreational Equipment (REI) 8 Retail Sales Specialist $27,924
81 Schweitzer Engineering Labs 97 Assembler $27,800
82 Bright Horizons Family Solutions 83 Teacher $27,795
83 Whole Foods Market 32 Cashier $26,812
84 Publix Super Markets 78 Deli Clerk $26,753
85 Intercontinental Hotels Group 100 Room Attendent $26,294
86 Marriott International 57 Housekeeper $26,136
87 Zappos.com 11 Fulfillment Center Team Member $24,697
88 Darden Restaurants 99 Server $24,499
89 Goldman Sachs 33 N.A. $0
From the Feb. 6, 2012 issue
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2010 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
** For employees in that role.
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