Top 25 Companies for Compensation and Benefits

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Coming in at #10, Monsanto received an overall satisfaction score of 4.1 out of 5 for compensation and benefits. Monsanto Company is a publicly traded American multinational agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. It is a leading producer of genetically engineered (GE) seed and of the herbicide glyphosate, which it markets under the Roundup brand. Founded in 1901, the company now has annual revenue of more than $10 billion (USD).

Review highlights:

  • "Salary is good, hikes are decent, pretty good work-life balance in the company."
  • "Great benefits and pay was competitive."
  • "I had a new building to work in, The pay was ok, good benefits."
  • "Good pay, excellent benefits for a cutting-edge company."
  • "Lots of resources to do cutting-edge science at a fast pace."

While many factors play into the notion of feeling satisfied with your job and your employer, without a doubt one of the top criteria is adequate compensation and benefits. Let's face it, having adequate financial resources just makes life easier. Feeling that your company appreciates your contribution and supports your well-being, well, that doesn't hurt either.

Recently, identified the Top 25 Companies for Compensation & Benefits based on workplace insights shared on their website by people who know these companies best – the employees. Based entirely on U.S. employee feedback shared over the past 12 months, employees report high satisfaction with not only pay, but also overall benefits packages and perks like free food or even company-wide trips to Hawaii.

Not surprisingly, tech-related companies were well represented on the list, including Google, which took the number-one spot with a 4.4 out of 5 rating for compensation and benefits. Also on the list were Facebook, Riverbed, VMware and Microsoft, just to name a few.

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