Bliss Rating: 4.113
Average Salary: $63,013
Increase in Happiness: 20.7 percent
SuperMedia provides Internet-based, print and direct mail marketing solutions to businesses in a variety of industries. The company generally serves small to medium sized businesses and organizations. The company, which has about 3,400 employees, publishes Yellow Pages telephone books on behalf of major phone-service carriers across the country.
Bliss Rating: 3.965
Average Salary: $70,057
Increase in Happiness: 20.1 percent
Unisys Corp. provides information technology services, software and technology. It serves commercial organizations and government agencies around the world, and offers outsourcing services, system integration services, maintenance, server technology and infrastructure services. The Blue Bell, Pa.-based company employs about 23,000 workers.
Bliss Rating: 4.538
Average Salary: $71,516
Increase in Happiness: 19.5 percent
A subsidiary of General Electric Co., GE Capital offers loans and other assistance to small and midsize businesses worldwide, and has banks worldwide. It employs more than 50,000 people and has operations in 55 countries.
Bliss Rating: 4.050
Average Salary: $76,398
Increase in Happiness: 17.6 percent
A former radio company, Rockwell Collins today provides aviation and information technology products to governmental agencies and aircraft manufacturers. Based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the company employs about 20,000 workers.
Bliss Rating: 4.293
Average Salary: $74,393
Increase in Happiness: 15.9 percent
Ernst & Young is one of the largest financial-services companies in the world, employing more than 144,000 employees worldwide. It is the ninth largest private company in the nation, according to Forbes. Its primary services include auditing, taxes, financial advisory and consultancy.
Bliss Rating: 4.258
Average Salary: $74,481
Increase in Happiness: 14.4 percent
DynCorp International is a military-staffing company based in Falls Church, Va., with additional offices in Fort Worth, Texas. The privately held company employs abut 16,800 workers, the vast majority of whom work overseas.
Bliss Rating: 4.231
Average Salary: $78,339
Increase in Happiness: 13.2 percent
Applied Materials Inc. is one largest manufacturers of computer chips. The company designs, manufactures and sells chips that power a number of electronic products including flat panel displays used in computer and television screens, and solar photovoltaic cells and modules. Its workforce numbers about 14,500.
Bliss Rating: 4.206
Average Salary: $52,948
Increase in Happiness: 12.8 percent
Coca-Cola Co. has been in business for 125 years. Started in Atlanta, the consumer-goods company now manufactures, distributes and markets non-alcoholic beverages along with fountain syrups and concentrates, such as flavoring ingredients and sweeteners. The company employs about 93,000 workers.
Bliss Rating: 4.309
Average Salary: $71,108
Increase in Happiness: 12.7 percent
Aecom Technology Corp. is a Fortune 500 company with about 45,000 employees and ranked as the No. 1 design company by Engineering News-Record in both 2010 and 2011. The company employs about 45,000 workers worldwide.