If the latest statistics are any indication, millennials are a fickle bunch when it comes to finding their dream job: 71% say they're disengaged at their current workplace, and a massive 93% of all workers changed employers last time they switched roles, opting for new opportunities rather than promotions within their company. Can you relate?
If you're searching for a new job or looking to make a career pivot, Glassdoor has crunched the numbers and found which American employers who offer the highest salaries. We know—a robust paycheck isn't the only way to assess a great job offer, but there's no doubt that compensation has serious sway. Here's the good news: A handful of these top-tier companies are on the lookout for new employees to add to their team. What are you waiting for? Fast-track your raise by browsing job opportunities at these leading businesses:
The Median Base Salary: $138,700
The Company: Amazon Lab 126 has created iconic products like Kindle and Amazon Fire. Its team of researchers and developers has a reputation for housing the best in the business, who are paid accordingly.
The Reviews: A software development manager from the Sunnyvale, California, office says Amazon Lab 126 "really encourages entrepreneurship, more so than even start-ups who are often just focused on one thing. If you have a good idea for a new feature or product, you are empowered to make it happen."
The Median Base Salary: $135,000
The Company: This tech company develops and markets network products and is known to offer competitive salaries to compete with other Silicon Valley giants.
The Reviews: It offers "flexible work arrangements, coupled with the ability to rapidly develop a wide variety of expertise," a resident engineers says of Juniper Networks. "Professional development is encouraged by management, and executives."
The Median Base Salary: $143,620
The Company: This global management consulting company addresses strategic and operational issues.
The Reviews: An employee told Glassdoor that "current leadership has done an excellent job of focusing the firm on future growth. [The] focus on high-performance culture is making an impact."
How important is salary in the search for your dream job?