100 Best Companies to Work For
FORTUNE's annual ranking of companies that rate high with employees
States
California
Amgen Thousand Oaks 11,374
Autodesk San Rafael 2,098
Cisco Systems San Jose 26,644
Genentech South San Francisco 8,121
Granite Construction Watsonville 4,300
Hot Topic City of Industry 8,314
Intel Santa Clara 48,655
Intuit Mountain View 6,516
Men's Wearhouse Houston 10,757
Morrison & Foerster San Francisco 2,145
Network Appliance Sunnyvale 2,712
Nugget Markets Woodland 1,091
Qualcomm San Diego 7,562
Standard Pacific Irvine 2,317
Vision Service Plan Rancho Cordova 1,915
Yahoo Sunnyvale 5,444
Colorado
CH2M Hill Englewood 17,770
PCL Construction Denver 2,543
Connecticut
Griffin Hospital Derby 1,049
Stew Leonard's Norwalk 1,819
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
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)