11 of the highest-paying jobs at the best companies in America

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You don’t just have to be an engineer at companies like Facebook and Google to earn more than $100,000.
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Glassdoor

What could be better than working at a company beloved by its employees?

How about getting paid a lot of money to do it?

If this sounds like a dream you want to turn into reality, then Glassdoor is here to help.

The jobs and recruiting site, which recently scanned its massive database of company reviews and ratings from current and former employees to find the 50 best places to work this year across the US, has released a new report featuring a sample of the highest-paying jobs at these companies.

Here are 11 jobs that pay $100,000 a year or more at some of the best places to work in 2017, listed in no particular order:


Program manager, Texas Instruments

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Glassdoor

Texas Instruments designs and manufactures semiconductors, which it sells to electronics designers and manufacturers globally.

Median base salary: $115,570

Best Places to Work ranking: No. 42

Some additional perks: Flexible spending account, performance bonus, stock options, 401K plan, charitable gift matching, retirement plan, life insurance, and paid time off.

“At TI, supervisors and mentors take a lot of effort to ensure that they build the next level of technical leaders and thinkers. TI has one of the best work ethics I have seen in my discussion with my peers like providing flexible work hours and schedules based on someone’s personal constraints.” Current Texas Instruments applications engineer


Brand manager, Nestlé Purina PetCare

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Glassdoor

Nestlé Purina PetCare is a pet food manufacturer.

Median base salary: $120,277

Best places to work ranking: No. 13

Some additional perks: Stock options, adoption assistance, retirement plan, pension plan, employee discount, mobile phone discount, legal assistance, and performance bonus.

“Competitive salaries, encouraged work-life balance, professional development, and a great culture that makes ‘big’ feel personal and family friendly.” Current Nestlé Purina PetCare assistant brand manager


Product manager, Adobe

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Glassdoor

Adobe is a software maker best known for its design and photo-editing software.

Median base salary: $132,564

Best places to work ranking: No. 9

Some additional perks: Performance bonus, equity incentive plan, 401K plan, and stock options.

“Adobe encourages free thinking and decision-making, provided it has a positive impact to the services being delivered, the customer experience, or the company. Employees feel empowered to solve problems.” – Current Adobe director


Global supply manager, Apple

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REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Apple makes iPhones, iPads, and other devices and software and sells music and movies through iTunes.

Median base salary: $129,365

Best places to work ranking: No. 36

Some additional perks: Employee discount, retirement plan, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off, and charitable gift matching.

“Apple really works at giving you opportunities to grow. Everyday is filled with learning and teamwork. One of the best jobs I have ever had. Advice to Management: Keep putting your employees first. Apple is the first company I have worked for where I felt appreciated from lower management up to upper management.” –Current Apple technical specialist


Marketing manager, The Clorox Company

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Glassdoor

Clorox is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products.

Median base salary: $142,286

Best places to work ranking: No. 12

Some additional perks: Flexible spending account (FSA), 401K plan with matching, and employee discount.

“A wide variety of opportunities to grow and stretch. Demonstrate your expertise and ability to handle complexity and watch your career grow here. Growing more and more comfortable with diversity every day. Work-life balance is refreshing here.” –Current Clorox group manager


Senior analyst, Forrester

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Glassdoor

Forrester is a business and technology research and advisory firm.

Median base salary: $133,034

Best places to work ranking: No. 18

Some additional perks: Performance bonus, 401K plan, retirement plan, adoption assistance, and commuter checks and assistance.

“Why have I stayed at Forrester for 15 years? The company has a soul. This is a culture of intellectual curiosity, passion, integrity, and respect. I am surrounded by colleagues who inspire me every day with their intelligence, quality of work, and commitment to do the right thing. I feel accountable to inspire them; to elevate their potential and experience. At Forrester, my voice has value. Executives much smarter than me not only know my name, they ask for, and listen to my opinion. I have been given multiple opportunities to grow into new roles and responsibilities, each time both terrifying and exhilarating. This is a culture of discovery, where I am always learning and always teaching. This is a place with a sense of humor and a sense of humanity. In short, Forrester’s values are my values.” –Current Forrester employee


Data scientist, Facebook

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REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Facebook is the world’s largest social network.

Median base salary: $133,768

Best places to work ranking: No. 2

Some additional perks: Fertility assistance, adoption assistance, performance bonus, supplemental workers’ compensation, employee assistance program, and free lunch.

“I’ve never felt so excited to go to work. Aside from the perks (that kick butt), every employee is extremely intelligent, hard working and friendly. We joke around and solve problems 10 minutes later. Managers are just as cool [as] the new guy. No one pretends to be anything that they’re not. I like the honesty.” –Current Facebook market specialist


Project manager, Genentech

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Lydia Ramsey

Genentech is a pharmaceuticals and biotechnology company.

Median base salary: $112,204

Best places to work ranking: No. 32

Some additional perks: Performance bonus, charitable gift matching, childcare, retirement plan, and stock options.

“The company has a people focused providing professional development, great benefits, and tuition reimbursement. There is a sense of community with great coworkers, events, and periodic social mixers.” –Current Genentech employee


Research scientist, Google

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Google is the world’s largest internet search site.

Median base salary: $145,220

Best places to work ranking: No. 4

Some additional perks: Free lunch, 401K plan with matching, charitable gift matching, performance bonus, retirement plan, paid parental leave, and employee discount.

“Honestly, Google does almost everything within its power to attract and retain talent. Staff are generally paid well. Long tenure with the company generally means solid earnings growth. Benefits are great.” –Current Google product marketing manager


Senior interaction designer, Intuit

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Glassdoor

Intuit is a business and financial software company.

Median base salary: $123,149

Best places to work ranking: No. 20

Some additional perks: Equity incentive plan, performance bonus, stock options, charitable gift matching, parental leave, childcare, fertility assistance, and volunteer time off.

“Bold innovation happening in all facets of the company, not just in products. The most amazing culture I have worked in over my 20 year career. Incredibly smart peers and humble leadership. Lots of opportunities to learn and grow your career. Awesome campus & employee benefits/perks.” –Current Intuit employee


Engagement manager, McKinsey & Company

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McKinsey & Company/Facebook

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm.

Median base salary: $175,514

Best places to work ranking: No. 11

Some additional perks: Performance bonus, retirement plan, mental health care, childcare, and 401K plan.

“Would recommend to anyone coming out of college. Gives you a strong general business background, and a great network of people who you’ll run into again and again later on in life. A great training ground, and a strong culture.” –Former McKinsey employee