Special Report

America's Best Companies to Work For

46. Morgan Stanley
> Glassdoor rating:
> Number of reviews: 2,400
> CEO approval rating: 87% (James P. Gorman)
> Employees: 55,802
> Industry: Financial Services
> Revenue: $34.3 billion

High pay is one reason that Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is among the best companies to work for. Analysts with the company earn over $77,000 on average, far higher than the $66,600 earned by analysts nationwide. In addition to high salaries, the company offers health insurance, including dental coverage, and a matching 401k. Nearly 90% of employees who provided reviews on Glassdoor.com approve of CEO James Gorman. He has been the CEO and Chairman since 2012.

47. Ericsson-Worldwide
> Glassdoor rating:
> Number of reviews: 2,900
> CEO approval rating: 89% (Hans Vestberg)
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Ericsson employees enjoy their work so much that three out of every four employees would recommend their job to a friend. One reason may be the extremely high pay the average worker earns. Base salary for a software engineer at the company is over $114,000, 26% higher than the national average for that position. Satisfied employees also cite excellent travel opportunities, as the Swedish telecommunications company operates in 180 countries. Ericsson employees appear to admire the company’s upper management. CEO Hans Vestberg has an approval rating of 89% on Glassdoor.com.

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> Glassdoor rating:
> Number of reviews: 3,600
> CEO approval rating: 91% (John B. Veihmeyer)
> Employees: 23,000
> Industry: Consulting
> Revenue: $6.8 billion

Like many of the best companies to work for, the U.S. branch of KPMG offers employees health insurance, including vision and dental. In addition, the firm recently lengthened maternity leave from 12 weeks to 18 weeks. One of the more unique policies at KPMG demonstrates the firm’s commitment to higher education, the company will match employee donations to his or her alma mater. For these reasons, and many others, reviews on Glassdoor.com indicate that KPMG is a great place to start a career. Current CEO John Veihmeyer has a 91% approval rating among employees and has been with the company since 1977.

49. Deloitte
> Glassdoor rating:
> Number of reviews: 8,900
> CEO approval rating: 94% (Cathy Engelbert)
> Employees: 210,400
> Industry: Consulting
> Revenue: $34.2 billion

Along with PwC, EY, and KPMG, Deloitte is one of the four premiere auditing firms in the U.S. Though the company ranked behind the other “big four,”, Deloitte employees are still among the most satisfied in the country. Deloitte’s consultants and senior consultants earn a slightly lower-than-average salary for similar positions, however, employees appreciate many aspects of the job. Positive reviews regularly cite a fast-paced work environment and express appreciation for the company’s progressive attitude towards striking an appropriate work-life balance.

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50. Juniper Networks
> Glassdoor rating:
> Number of reviews: 1,100
> CEO approval rating: 90% (Rami Rahim)
> Employees: 8,815
> Industry: Networking & Communication Devices
> Revenue: $4.6 billion

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) designs, manufactures and sells hardware, such as switches and routers, that enable companies and individuals to connect to the internet. It also provides consulting services to optimize connection speed and security. Employees at the company are generally happy, frequently citing a flexible work schedule with a reasonable work-life balance. With a 90% approval rating, CEO Rami Rahim is held in high esteem among Juniper Networks’ employees.

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