Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) really does pay its employees well, according to employee reviews on Glassdoor. Workers rated it the top place to work according to compensation and benefits. From reading some of the reviews on the site, it also seems clear that the perks from working at the search giant are excellent.
Google is number 1
According to the list, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a rating of 4.4 in compensation and benefits. The only company to match it is Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST).
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) said they felt like the company takes really good care of them, sending them on trips and paying out tremendous benefits. The search giant is known for making its office campuses so nice that employees don’t even feel like they need to leave.
Facebook is number 3
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) ranked third and fourth, respectively.
Workers at Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) described perks that are pretty similar to those Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) is known for offering. Workers at the social network said there are plenty of free food options, “regular team happy hours,” free massages, and even an on-site chiropractor for those days when you feel like you just can’t get your spine in line. Employees also said there is on-site healthcare, acupuncture, a gym, and other perks in addition to hefty salaries and nice benefits.
Tech companies rule
It’s certainly no surprise that 12 of the top 25 companies on the list are technology companies, which are known for rewarding their employees exceptionally well. It’s somewhat interesting that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) isn’t on the list. Could this be why so many of the company’s workers have defected to other companies? Maybe they’re starting to notice that Apple doesn’t offer as much as other technology companies do. Even Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is in the top 25, after all.
Other technology companies that were on the list include Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU), salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM), QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) and eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY).