Big pay: Annual pay
    Rank Company Best Cos. rank Most common job title Average annual pay**
    1 Salesforce.com 52 Senior Account Executive $318,323
    2 Bingham McCutchen 28 Associate $219,888
    3 Alston & Bird 13 Associate $182,681
    4 Perkins Coie 55 Associate $182,544
    5 Devon Energy 41 Engineer $172,575
    6 Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company 56 Sr Oncology Sales Specialist $166,354
    7 Goldman Sachs 23 Other Exempt (Analysts, Program Analysts, Associates and Professional Non-Exempt) $160,000
    8 EOG Resources 66 Engineer $158,008
    9 Brocade Communications Systems 89 Software Engineer $156,508
    10 Boston Consulting Group 2 Consultant $154,051
    11 NetApp 5 Member of Technical Staff SW 4 $149,985
    12 Scripps Health 37 Manager-Director $141,545
    13 Qualcomm 33 Engineer, Staff $134,211
    14 Cisco 20 Software Engineer IV $131,716
    15 Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants 83 Hotel General Manager $131,234
    16 CH2M Hill 90 Engineer $129,986
    17 MITRE 96 Information Systems Engineer, Lead $127,734
    18 Johnson Financial Group 46 SVP Commercial RM $123,926
    19 Adobe Systems 65 Computer Scientist, Software Development 4 $123,599
    20 Microsoft 72 Engineering - Software Development Engineer in Test $120,657
    21 Baker Donelson 50 Associate $118,996
    22 The Everett Clinic 91 Nurse Practitioners $118,500
    23 Atlantic Health 54 Manager $114,868
    24 Chesapeake Energy 32 Toolpusher $114,084
    25 Novo Nordisk 47 Diabetes Care Specialist III (DCS III) $112,939
    26 American Express 49 Manager - Finance $112,802
    27 Booz Allen Hamilton 85 Associate $112,728
    28 DreamWorks Animation SKG 10 Software Engineer $112,060
    29 PCL Construction 38 Superintendent $111,618
    30 Shared Technologies 43 Sales Rep $111,463
    31 Publix Super Markets 67 Store Manager $111,330
    32 Balfour Beatty Construction 40 Superintendent $110,120
    33 Mercedes-Benz USA 15 Automotive Technical Specialist $109,610
    34 Gilbane 76 Project Manager $108,108
    35 Nugget Market 8 Store Director $107,926
    36 Baptist Health South Florida 42 Assistant Manager Patient Care $107,349
    37 Intel 51 Component Design Engineer $106,430
    38 Robert W. Baird 14 Financial Analyst - Capital Markets $104,309
    39 Ernst & Young 77 Manager $102,593
    40 Genentech 35 Research Associate $101,000
    41 S.C. Johnson & Son 70 Senior Research Scientist $100,740
    42 OhioHealth 62 Nurse Manager $100,595
    43 The Methodist Hospital System 19 Nurse Manager $98,470
    44 Hasbro 59 IS Analyst $97,743
    45 NuStar Energy 30 Terminal Manager $97,097
    46 Meridian Health 88 Nurse Manager Assistant $95,200
    47 American Fidelity Assurance 39 Sales $94,182
    48 USAA 17 Software Developer and Integrator I $92,853
    49 Recreational Equipment (REI) 9 Retail Store Manager $92,211
    50 Southern Ohio Medical Center 36 Nurse Manager $91,004
    51 FactSet Research Systems 64 Software Engineer $89,600
    52 Morningstar 95 Developer/Programmer $89,568
    53 PricewaterhouseCoopers 73 Manager/Supervisor $86,826
    54 Accenture 99 Consulting Consultant $83,500
    55 SRC/SRCTec 78 Software Engineer $82,868
    56 Deloitte 63 Senior/Senior Consultant $81,622
    57 Scottrade 12 Branch Manager $79,088
    58 National Instruments 79 Engineer Staff 2 Software $78,522
    59 TDIndustries 45 Superintendent $78,436
    60 Four Seasons Hotels 53 Sales Manager $77,391
    61 Quicken Loans 29 Mortgage Banker $76,903
    62 Stew Leonard's 18 Store Manager $74,438
    63 Edward Jones 11 Sr. Programmer Analyst $74,414
    64 Stryker 68 Recon Sales Associate $74,343
    65 DPR Construction 22 Project Engineer $73,500
    66 W. W. Grainger 100 Account Manager, Commercial $73,446
    67 KPMG 86 Senior Associate $73,300
    68 Whole Foods Market 24 Associate Store Team Leader $72,372
    69 Arkansas Children's Hospital 75 RN III $69,975
    70 Camden Property Trust 7 Community Manager $69,612
    71 QuikTrip 34 Store Manager $67,160
    72 Marriott International 71 Chef $64,750
    73 CarMax 81 Purchasing $64,541
    74 Plante & Moran 26 Audit Staff $64,300
    75 CHG Healthcare Services 27 Sales Consultant $64,255
    76 Rackspace Hosting 92 Windows Administrator II $61,601
    77 Darden Restaurants 97 Restaurant Manager $59,982
    78 Aflac 57 Supervisor Operations $59,873
    79 Bright Horizons Family Solutions 84 Director $59,006
    80 Umpqua Bank 25 Store Manager $56,315
    81 Wegmans Food Markets 3 Store Department Manager $55,103
    82 Zappos.com 6 Assistant Buyer $52,238
    83 J. M. Smucker 93 Route Sales Representative $51,075
    84 Teach For America 82 Program Director $51,000
    85 Starbucks 98 Store Manager $50,673
    86 Build-A-Bear Workshop 48 Chief Workshop Manager $49,830
    87 Nordstrom 74 Sales Department Manager $49,500
    88 General Mills 58 Retail Sales Representative $47,453
    89 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 80 Postdoctoral Research Associate $46,826
    90 Container Store 21 Store Sales $44,355
    91 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta 60 Business Operations Coordinator $41,623
    92 Aéropostale 94 Assistant Manager $34,095
    From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 2008 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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