Where To Work If You Want To Make $100K+

We've all seen countless articles about how cool it is to work at Google or Amazon. But you might be interested to know that it's more than just fun and games — the tech giants also pay very well. Both are included in a new list from Glassdoor of the 25 highest paying U.S. companies. Google, Facebook, and Adobe are also included, along with a mix of mostly technology and consulting firms.

The best part: Each one of these 25 companies has a median base salary of six figures.

The lowest base salary is $120,000 a year (F5 Networks, LinkedIn, and SAP). Boston Consulting Group and Strategy& both offer the highest at a whopping $147,000.
Glassdoor graded the companies based on salary reports shared by employees over the last year. The numbers include both base pay, and other forms of compensations, including commissions, tips, and bonuses.

Click ahead for the roundup of the highest paying companies in the U.S. Is it time to start looking for a new job?
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10. Cadence Design Systems

Median Total Compensation: $150,010
Median Base Salary: $140,000
Industry: Technology

Cadence Design Systems develops electronic design automation (EDA) software and hardware. Since its CEO Lip-Bu Tan took over in 2009, the company has seen tremendous growth.
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9. Guidewire

Median Total Compensation: $150,020
Median Base Salary: $135,000
Industry: Technology

If you work in insurance, you might already know Guidewire. The company provides back-end software for insurance more than 200 insurance companies around the world.
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8. Boston Consulting Group

Median Total Compensation: $150,020
Median Base Salary: $147,000
Industry: Consulting

Boston Consulting Group is known as one of the best consulting firms in the world. That's because it advises clients from 82 offices in 42 counties. And two-thirds of those clients are from the Fortune 500.
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7. Amazon Lab126

Median Total Compensation: $150,100
Median Base Salary: $138,700
Industry: Technology

If you love the intersection between technology and creativity, try working for Amazon Lab126. It's an inventive research company — part of Amazon — that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronic devices.
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6. VMware

Median Total Compensation: $152,133
Median Base Salary: $130,000
Industry: Technology

Are you still confused about the all-encompassing cloud? Answers can be found at VMware, which provides cloud and virtualization software and services.
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5. Google

Median Total Compensation: $153,750
Median Base Salary: $123,331
Industry: Technology

If you don't know what Google is, then you're probably new to the internet...and the planet. Welcome!
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4. McKinsey & Company

Median Total Compensation: $155,000
Median Base Salary: $135,000
Industry: Consulting

McKinsey & Company is yet another worldwide management and consulting firm. It has over 100 offices in over 50 countries, making it the biggest pure consulting firm in the world.
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3. Juniper Networks

Median Total Compensation: $157,000
Median Base Salary: $135,000
Industry: Technology

This multinational company designs networking products for service providers. They also have a very impactful "About Us" video.
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2. Strategy&

Median Total Compensation: $160,000
Median Base Salary: $147,000
Industry: Consulting

Are you great at strategizing? Then Strategy&, a global team of strategists, could be the right company for you.
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1. A.T. Kearney

Median Total Compensation: $167,534
Median Base Salary: $143,620
Industry: Consulting

A.T. Kearney is the best paying company is the U.S. So what do they do? They're a leading global management consulting firm, with offices in more than 40 countries. And their high-end clients are why that median compensation is so high.
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