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10 top-paying companies: what recession?

December 7th, 2009 Des Comments off

According to a Fortune magazine article, these are the AVERAGE annual salaries of the top 10 highest-paying firms for 2009 in the USA:

1. Bingham McCutchen                                    $256,312         for lawyers

2. Lehigh Valley Hospital                               $244,605         for physicians

3. Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe                   $240,955         for lawyers

4. Alston & Bird                                                   $203,655         for lawyers

5. Perkins Coie                                                     $190,126         for lawyers

6. Devon Energy                                                 $186,882         for engineers

7. Salesforce.com                                               $172,303         sales

8. Arnold & Porter                                              $172,192         for lawyers

9. Adobe Systems                                               $165,947         for software developers

10. EOG Resources                                              $158,302         for engineers

Recession – what recession? And after bankers have had so much of the spotlight this year, it’s interesting to see how prominently the law profession figures in these charts.