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The 18 Highest-Paying Companies in America

The 18 Highest-Paying Companies in America

Whilst the wage growth rate in America has been constant for many years, employees at some organization are actually pulling the hefty paychecks.

In order to compile the list of highest-paying companies in the U.S., different job search websites analyzed the unknown salary reports as well as other compensation info, such as bonuses and tips, from their users. 

There are some big tech names that are on this list of highest-paying companies in the U.S. you would be familiar with, while others might actually surprise you. The list is ranked by the median compensation that includes bonuses as well as commissions.

1. A.T. Kearney

It is the Chicago-based consulting company that is at number one. It offers competitive salary by the industry standards. This company has more than 3,600 employees.

  • Median salary (base): 143,620 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 167,534 dollars

2. Strategy&

It is business consultation division of the PwC. It’s a part of the company's huge global network which has its offices in above 157 countries as well as employs almost about 200,000 workers.

  • Median salary (base): 147,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 160,000 dollars

3. Juniper Networks

It is the very famous publicly traded company. This Sunnyvale is based in California. It is a technology company along with more than 9,000 employees.

  • Median compensation (total): 157,000 dollars
  • Median salary (base): 135,000 dollars

4. McKinsey & Company

It is a consulting company with almost 12,000 employees. This firm has some kind of global nature.

  • Median salary (base): 135,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 155,000 dollars

5. Google

When this comes to the perks then a few employers actually come closer to the internet giant that is Google. Above 60,000 employees are working at the Silicon Valley that provides parental leave, endless snacks, and free transportation through company buses.

  • Median compensation (total): 153,750 dollars
  • Median salary (base): 123,331 dollars

6. VMware

The VMware Software Company is based in Palo Alto, California. It employs about 19,000 people. 

  • Median compensation (total): 152,133 dollars
  • Median salary (base): 130,000 dollars

7. Amazon

Whilst is criticized for the bruising work culture but this tech behemoth provides 200,000 employees very high pays as well as perks such as parental leave.

  • Median salary (base): 138,700 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 150,100 dollars

8. Boston Consulting Group

This is a management consulting company that has almost 12,000 employees.

  • Median salary (base): 147,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 150,020 dollars

9. Guidewire

This company has a large workforce and it is based in California that reports a perfect work environment as well as powerful work-life balance.

  • Median salary (base): 135,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 150,020 dollars

10. Cadence Design Systems

It is a tech company that employs above six-thousand people in forty-two countries. It also prides on being a great place for work that showcases office party as well as travel pictures on its site.

  • Median salary (base): 140,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 150,010 dollars

11. Visa

The Visa gives its 11,000 employees perks such as movie tickets at discounts and 90% off dining price at almost 18,000 restaurants.

  • Median salary (base): 130,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 150,000 dollars

12. Facebook

At the Silicon Valley headquarter, you will find free snacks & meals, employee shuttle, and dry cleaning service. It is a social media giant that employs almost 13,000 people.

  • Median salary (base): 127,406 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 150,000 dollars

13. Twitter

Twitter has 4,000 employees. Its work is to tweet about something. The employees enjoy beer & wine on tap, a gym along with the Crossfit classes, different volunteering opportunities, and a rooftop patio.

  • Median compensation (total): 150,000 dollars
  • Median salary (base): 133,000 dollars

14. Box

It is located in Redwood, California. It is an information tech company that employs almost 1,000 people.

  • Median salary (base): 130,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 150,000 dollars

15. Walmart eCommerce

There are software engineers for the Walmart eCommerce that is an online arm of retail behemoth. Its employees enjoy great salaries along with other perks like treadmill desks.

  • Median salary (base): 126,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 149,000 dollars

16. SAP

It is software & technology company. It employs about 80,000 people.

  • Median compensation (total): 148,431 dollars
  • Median salary (base): 120,000 dollars

17. Synopsys

It is an electronics company. The Synopsys employs more than 10,000 workers across the Pacific Rim, North America, Japan, Europe, Israel, and India.

  • Median salary (base): 130,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 148,000 dollars

18. Altera

Employees at this tech company enjoy a beach volleyball court, a full fitness center, a bocce ball court, pool table, and pingpong tables.

  • Median salary (base): 134,000 dollars
  • Median compensation (total): 147,000 dollars


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