America's 10 happiest companies

These employers -- including Pfizer, Qualcomm and GE -- get high marks from their workers when it comes to factors such as work-life balance, compensation, opportunity, company culture and job resources.

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Dec 12, 2013 9:03PM
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I f I could make the dollars the people make in these companies I would be happy too!
Dec 13, 2013 2:09PM
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It's interesting that most of these companies are in the science, technology, engineering field. I believe it's because people are starting to realize the greater need for these companies and want workers to stay with them for a longer time.
Dec 13, 2013 4:24PM
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the best jobs in america are in our congress, where else can one make the kind of money they do for what they do.....
Dec 13, 2013 10:44AM
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The people that work at beer distributors are pretty happy they get some free beer. Hey I wonder if that is why Pfizer employees are so happy?
Dec 13, 2013 2:30PM
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I work at Avaya.  Its not happy.  They promote a thunderdome work environment.  Employees pitted against other employees to keep their jobs.  It makes noone want to help another.  They are circling the drain.
Dec 13, 2013 3:07PM
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I worked as a paralegal at GE but I knew that engine as soon as I saw it and I'm glad GE made the list. I loved working there. But I love where I am now even more!
Dec 13, 2013 5:36PM
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No surprise that employees whose employers pay them well are happier. Companies that screw their employees to improve their bottom line should take a lesson. 
Dec 13, 2013 9:27AM
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wasn't that long ago when Southwest Airlines used to top the list.where are they now????
Dec 13, 2013 7:07PM
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Having previously worked for GE, I'd starve before I'd go back!
Dec 13, 2013 11:19AM
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I have 2 relatives that work at Boeing and are just thrilled to be there.They take care of their

employees,and pay well with great benefits.They pay for peoples education and want to retain

their employees and arn`t trying to pinch pennies with their people.

Dec 13, 2013 4:48PM
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I know more than 20 people that work at GE and if happiness was on a scale of 1 to 10 none would be above a 5. Granted 20 is a small sample but you would think that at least one would be somewhat happy.
Dec 13, 2013 2:36PM
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Interesting. The retail and hospitality, of which employees more people than any other field, has no representatives in this list. No suprise that companies making huge profit margins would have happy workers.
Dec 13, 2013 5:28PM
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Where the hell is Home Depot, it's such a fun place to work.  Manager Bernie, "go work on A".  5 minutes later, manager John comes by: "why are you working on A, go work on B",  another 5 minutes and manager Bernie comes back: "why are you working on B, I told you to work on A", and a little while later, manager John comes back and says: "why are you working on A, I told you B, if you can't listen, then I can't use you here anymore", and then.....well, you get the picture, and that is a true life experience at Home Depot, I will not set foot in a Home Depot anymore, do all my home needs shopping at Lowe's or Menards, even if Home Depot had better prices, which, by the way, they don't, Menards beats them on just about everything.
Dec 29, 2013 11:03AM
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You have to be kidding me.  GE does not have happy employees only the ones they have brain washed.
Dec 13, 2013 7:16PM
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I love my job, just need to find a place I like doing it!!
Dec 25, 2013 11:56AM
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If I had stayed working when I retired 9 years ago, I would be making 30K more than the highest of these salaries. But I'm much happier being retired. Been there, done that.
Dec 25, 2013 8:14PM
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I'm a billionaire in Obama dollars!
Dec 13, 2013 6:21PM
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Don't get too comfortable. Who knows, your job might be outsourced one day. Just give the corporate scumbags time. 
Jan 21, 2014 10:39AM
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Government employee should be on this list .

 

Can't get fired

No accountability

Work 10 months get paid for 12

Great health care

Great retirement

 

Dec 13, 2013 7:55PM
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I like my job and pays it very well.   Let's not forget, they pay me to be there.   The people who love what they do and would do it for free are the winners.    I know a few, but not many.   Everyone else is working for a paycheck.
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