100 Best Companies to Work For
FORTUNE's annual ranking of companies that rate high with employees
Best benefits
Health care Fourteen companies on this year's list pay 100% of their employees' health-care premiums.
Child care Almost one-third of the Best Companies (33) offer an onsite child-care center. Here are the 5 with the least expensive, average monthly rates.
Work-life balance The top 10 Best Companies where employees feel "encouraged to balance their work and personal life."
Telecommuting Of the 79 Best Companies that allow employees to telecommute or work at home at least 20% of the time, these five have the highest percentage of telecommuters.
Sabbaticals 25 companies on this year's list offer fully paid sabbaticals.
Unusual perks These seven companies found unusual ways to keep their workers happy. Yes, weíre jealous.
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)