100 Best Companies to Work For
FORTUNE's annual ranking of companies that rate high with employees
Work-life balance
The top 10 Best Companies where employees feel "encouraged to balance their work and personal life."
American Century Investments 22
Republic Bancorp 17
Recreational Equipment (REI) 9
Wegmans Food Markets 2
HomeBanc Mortgage 14
SAS Institute 30
Edward Jones 16
Standard Pacific 74
Robert W. Baird 31
Russell Investment Group 63
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)