100 Best Companies to Work For
FORTUNE's annual ranking of companies that rate high with employees
Unusual perks
These seven companies found unusual ways to keep their workers happy. Yes, we're jealous.
Timberland 41 Employees receive a $3,000 subsidy to buy a hybrid automobile.
S.C. Johnson & Son 10 Retirees get a lifetime membership at the company fitness center.
David Weekley Homes 24 Employees get 10% off the purchase of a new DW home.
Eli Lilly 52 Pregnant employees can take a paid month off before their due date.
Worthington Industries 84 Onsite haircuts are just $4.
J.M. Smucker 8 100% tuition reimbursement. The unusual part: There's no limit.
Amgen 39 Employees here have 16 paid holidays a year, nearly double the norm.
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. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
Highest pay
Salaried employees at these Best Companies enjoy the highest average compensation.
Russell Investment Group $574,373
Morrison & Foerster $182,905
Bingham McCutchen $173,391
Best companies by state
These states are headquarters for the highest number of America's Top Employers.
California 16
Texas 10
Washington 7
Job growth
Quicken Loans added 1,093 jobs last year, making it the fastest-growing of our Best Companies.
Quicken Loans 60
CH2M Hill 48
Yahoo 29
How we pick the 100 best
To choose the 100 Best Companies to Work for, we rely on two things: our evaluation of the policies and culture of each company and the opinions of the company's own employees. (more)