CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Posted December 06, 2011

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We're proud to reveal the winners of CareerBliss' Happiest Companies in America Awards for 2012, thanks to thousands of employees from around the country.

Of the thousands of companies nominated for this award, the 50 winners have been designated as the happiest places to work in the nation, based on their own employees' company reviews and ratings posted on CareerBliss!

CareerBliss' 50 Happiest Companies ranked the highest among their employees on the key factors that contribute to the overall happiness at work, including the company culture, the work they do, how they work and the people they work with.

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CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies for 2012

RankCompanyBliss Rating*Average SalaryJob Openings
1Hilton Worldwide4.360$57,970View Jobs
2Fluor4.238$87,589View Jobs
3Johnson & Johnson4.236$81,850View Jobs
4Nordstrom4.234$39,984View Jobs
5BASF4.215$52,000View Jobs
6Centex4.208$71,024View Jobs
7United States Air Force4.206$48,904View Jobs
8Fidelity Investments4.205$73,602View Jobs
9Ericsson4.201$86,296View Jobs
10Chevron4.198$71,017View Jobs
11Pfizer4.197$86,487View Jobs
12Credit Suisse4.186$70,818View Jobs
13United States Department of Defense4.179$61,625View Jobs
14Qualcomm4.177$82,212View Jobs
15Apple4.167$59,559View Jobs
16Tata Consultancy Services4.166$55,379View Jobs
17ManpowerGroup4.163$35,621View Jobs
18Kraft Foods4.162$66,815View Jobs
19Hyatt Hotels4.160$48,683View Jobs
20United States Navy4.159$46,405View Jobs
21Boston Scientific4.156$71,892View Jobs
22CBS Broadcasting4.155$71,805View Jobs
23IBM4.154$85,787View Jobs
24American Express4.153$64,494View Jobs
25United States Marine Corps4.152$57,461View Jobs
26Wipro Technologies4.150$51,267View Jobs
27NASA4.149$70,900View Jobs
28Bristol-Myers Squibb4.148$83,865View Jobs
29Deutsche Bank4.148$84,880View Jobs
30Warner Bros.4.147$93,007View Jobs
31Eli Lilly and Company4.147$74,022View Jobs
32Morgan Stanley4.146$77,083View Jobs
33Merrill Lynch4.144$75,388View Jobs
34United States Army4.144$44,969View Jobs
35Intel4.141$83,265View Jobs
36Kelly Services4.141$33,752View Jobs
37Texas Instruments4.137$78,626View Jobs
38Merck4.135$81,841View Jobs
39Baxter International4.129$67,692View Jobs
40Infosys Technologies4.128$69,887View Jobs
41Walt Disney4.126$75,639View Jobs
42Nokia4.125$95,169View Jobs
43AstraZeneca4.124$81,189View Jobs
44Nortel4.124$97,025View Jobs
45PwC4.124$76,744View Jobs
46Prudential4.122$64,111View Jobs
47Ally Financial4.116$64,111View Jobs
48Army National Guard4.112$50,000View Jobs
49First Data4.111$79,511View Jobs
50Avaya4.107$93,918View Jobs

Methodology (Dec. 6, 2011): CareerBliss data evaluates company reviews for the key factors which affect work happiness, including: work-life balance, one's relationship with their boss and co-workers, their work environment, job resources, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, their daily tasks, and job control over the work that they do on a daily basis. The data accounts for how an employee values each factor. Each review is given an average score indicating where the company places between one and five. All assessments are derived from 2011 employee generated company reviews. For the purpose of this data – nearly 100,000 reviews were assessed to determine CareerBliss' 50 Happiest Companies in America for 2012. Make sure to check out and compare last year's 50 happiest companies in America for 2011 to this year's list.

*Bliss Rating: Overall job happiness score assigned by employees. Bliss Rating is derived from company reviews which evaluate each of the key factors that contribute to the overall happiness in the workplace.

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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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