CareerBliss Top 50 Happiest Companies for 2011

Posted December 01, 2011

If you're singing happy tunes at work, you're in good company.  New CareerBliss data reveals that, even with slow growth in the job market and continued economic worries, these employees are singing praises about their employers.

CareerBliss Top 50 Happiest Companies for 2011

RankCompanyAverage SalaryJob Listings
1Google$73,946View open jobs
23M Company$76,029View open jobs
3DTE Energy$64,482View open jobs
4Qualcomm$81,221View open jobs
5U.S. Military$45,448View open jobs
6LSI Corporation$80,200View open jobs
7Charles Schwab$72,897View open jobs
8PricewaterhouseCoopers$76,734View open jobs
9TRW$64,120View open jobs
10Johnson & Johnson$81,814View open jobs
11Ameritech$55,532View open jobs
12Baker Hughes$66,393View open jobs
13Abbott Laboratories$72,405View open jobs
14The Boeing Company$76,071View open jobs
15Cisco Systems$95,633View open jobs
16Texas Instruments$78,292View open jobs
17Wyeth$82,163View open jobs
18City of Los Angeles$54,498View open jobs
19Marriott International$56,639View open jobs
20First American Title$49,961View open jobs
21Fidelity Investments$72,679View open jobs
22GTE$63,180View open jobs
23Ericsson$84,742View open jobs
24Wells Fargo Bank$52,732View open jobs
25General Electric Company$87,339View open jobs
26Kaiser Permanente$68,745View open jobs
27McKesson$67,628View open jobs
28Novartis Pharmaceuticals$77,679View open jobs
29Raytheon Company$80,932View open jobs
30Costco Wholesale$40,250View open jobs
31Amgen$82,452View open jobs
32Microsoft$90,947View open jobs
33Blue Cross Blue Shield$53,803View open jobs
34The Walt Disney Company$74,506View open jobs
35Sony Pictures Entertainment$71,894View open jobs
36Albertsons$35,443View open jobs
37Booz Allen Hamilton$90,563View open jobs
38Automobile Club of Southern California$50,543View open jobs
39Lockheed Martin$75,560View open jobs
40General Electric$70,870View open jobs
41American Heart Association$51,528View open jobs
42Caterpillar$60,282View open jobs
43ADP$59,432View open jobs
44Waste Management$53,668View open jobs
45Deutsche Bank$86,001View open jobs
46Sun Microsystems$101,662View open jobs
47Verizon Wireless$48,938View open jobs
48Intel$77,973View open jobs
49JP Morgan Chase$60,275View open jobs
50FedEx$46,088View open jobs


According to the information provided by employees on, these companies score highest on a scale of 1 to 5 based on the levels of bliss in the following categories: growth opportunity, compensation, benefits, work-life balance, career advancement, senior management, job security and whether the employee would recommend the company to others. The information draws from nearly one hundred thousand independent company reviews submitted in calendar year 2010.  Top companies required a minimum of  20 reviews. Click here to read some of the reviews submitted by employees.

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The CareerBliss Team

CareerBliss cares about your career happiness. That's why we offer a variety of great tools and resources to help you make better-informed career decisions. We believe that if you're happier at work, you'll be happier in life! Check out company reviews, salary information, career advice and, of course, millions of jobs on CareerBliss and choose happy today!

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