Top companies: By size
Rank Company Best Cos. rank U.S. employees
1 Wegmans Food Markets 3 39,255
2 Edward Jones 11 35,987
3 USAA 17 21,889
4 The Methodist Hospital System 19 11,298
5 Cisco 20 36,612
6 Goldman Sachs 23 13,154
7 Whole Foods Market 24 52,915
8 Qualcomm 33 12,520
9 QuikTrip 34 10,936
10 Genentech 35 11,464
11 Scripps Health 37 11,847
12 Baptist Health South Florida 42 12,249
13 American Express 49 26,329
14 Intel 51 42,694
15 Four Seasons Hotels 53 11,729
16 General Mills 58 16,803
17 Mayo Clinic 61 41,068
18 OhioHealth 62 12,529
19 Deloitte 63 38,493
20 Publix Super Markets 67 141,217
21 Marriott International 71 106,280
22 Microsoft 72 53,410
23 PricewaterhouseCoopers 73 28,168
24 Nordstrom 74 49,447
25 Ernst & Young 77 23,102
26 CarMax 81 13,436
27 Bright Horizons Family Solutions 84 13,737
28 Booz Allen Hamilton 85 23,294
29 KPMG 86 19,892
30 Men's Wearhouse 87 14,548
31 CH2M Hill 90 13,486
32 Aéropostale 94 16,589
33 Darden Restaurants 97 167,537
34 Starbucks 98 103,425
35 Accenture 99 31,000
36 W. W. Grainger 100 13,699
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 2009 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.
We define large companies here as having more than 10,000 employees. Midsized companies have 2,500 to 10,000 and small companies have less than 2,500.
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