100 Best Companies to Work For
FORTUNE's annual ranking of companies that rate high with employees
Best compensation
 
1 Morrison & Foerster 88 $67,800
2 Methodist Hospital System 78 $67,733
3 Northwest Community Hospital 50 $65,208
4 Qualcomm 23 $64,792
5 Griffin Hospital 4 $64,454
6 Eli Lilly 52 $64,001
7 Bingham McCutchen 82 $63,821
8 Nixon Peabody 49 $62,450
9 Bronson Healthcare Group 68 $60,935
10 Valassis 69 $59,672
11 Alston & Bird 19 $59,088
12 S.C. Johnson 10 $58,300
13 Children's Heathcare of Atlanta 76 $57,633
14 Baptist Health South Florida 59 $56,842
15 Genzyme 51 $56,740
16 Booz Allen Hamilton 72 $56,700
17 Boston Consulting Group 11 $56,477
18 Perkins Coie 48 $55,993
19 Cisco Systems 25 $55,692
20 Intel 97 $55,690
21 Ernst & Young 67 $55,258
22 Baptist Health Care 18 $52,727
23 PCL Construction 65 $52,215
24 Arnold & Porter 54 $51,245
25 PricewaterhouseCoopers 71 $51,021
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.
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
Best benefits
These companies have the best benefit options.
Child care: SAS Institute
Telecommuting: Republic Bancorp
Work-life balance: American Century Investments
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)