Which companies pay their employees the most lucrative salaries? An average paycheck for an American worker comes to about $50,000 a year but compensation can vary hugely between companies.
Online employment website Glassdoor recently published rankings revealing the best-paying companies in the United States. Consulting and technology firms offer particularly high salaries and they dominate the list.
Chicago-based consulting firm A.T. Kearney comes first, offering its employees a total median compensation of $167,534, an amount unmatched by any other company.
Strategy&, another consulting firm, comes second with median total compensation of $160,000.
Silicon Valley companies also offer their employees high salaries with Juniper Networks, Google and VMware all making the list.
Juniper Networks comes third overall with its median total compensation amounting to $157,000, according to Glassdoor.