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FORTUNE 1000 best companies to work for
These 33 companies appear on both the FORTUNE 500 and our 2008 ranking of the Best Companies to Work For.
Valero Energy 16 67 $97,730
Goldman Sachs Group 20 9 $137,000
Microsoft 44 86 N.A.
FedEx 68 97 $76,751
Cisco Systems 71 6 $132,004
American Express 75 62 $55,620
Publix Super Markets 107 91 $107,280
Google 150 1 N.A.
Nike 153 82 $39,046
AFLAC 165 30 $58,487
Texas Instruments 185 100 $116,636
Marriott International 197 72 $56,382
General Mills 214 69 $43,922
Devon Energy 221 48 $173,057
Principal Financial 242 21 $95,308
Starbucks 277 7 $45,713
Qualcomm 297 8 $97,641
Nordstrom 299 36 $48,500
Sherwin-Williams 316 98 $68,513
Chesapeake Energy 324 61 $108,031
eBay 326 68 $125,889
CarMax 333 46 $58,113
Yahoo 353 87 $116,250
Whole Foods Market 369 16 $70,609
Mattel 413 70 $81,741
CH2M Hill 520 54 $100,998
Adobe Systems 651 40 $137,691
NetApp 709 14 $129,689
Granite Construction 720 74 $77,561
Intuit 724 43 N.A.
J.M. Smucker 852 47 $52,732
Herman Miller 914 96 $66,901
Paychex 921 51 N.A.
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