10 US Companies Paying Highest Salaries
Apparently, consulting is a hot field
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 20, 2016 12:33 PM CDT

(Newser) – If asked to name the company that pays the highest salaries, you might naturally look toward Silicon Valley. But it turns out that a management consulting company based in Chicago is at the top of heap, reports the Chicago Tribune. The stat comes from Glassdoor, which compiled a list of the 25 highest-paying companies, based on employees' self-reporting. The top 10, with the salary figure representing median total compensation:

  1. A.T. Kearney, consulting, $167,534
  2. Strategy&, consulting, $160,000
  3. Juniper Networks, technology, $157,000
  4. McKinsey & Company, consulting, $155,000
  5. Google, technology, $153,750
  6. VMware, technology, $152,133
  7. Amazon Lab126, technology, $150,100
  8. Boston Consulting Group, consulting, $150,020
  9. Guidewire, technology, $150,020
  10. Cadence Design Systems, technology, $150,010
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