If You Want To Get Rich, Work For These Companies

From 24/7 Wall St.: Median income for Americans was $34,750 in 2012. At some companies, however, the median is more than five times the national number. Based on figures provided by Glassdoor, 24/7 Wall St. examined the highest-paying companies in America.

The companies that pay their employees the most fall primarily into two industries: management consulting firms and tech companies. These companies employ graduates of elite schools who have skills that are in high demand and have high salary expectations to match.

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Consultancies can afford to pay high salaries. Generally, they are high-margin businesses, rely