The 30 Companies With the Best 401(k) Matches

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Many companies are suspending their 401(k) match in an effort to improve their bottom line. But some employers still offer a generous contribution to retirement accounts. U.S. News asked BrightScope, an independent data analysis firm that launched the nation's first online 401(k) rating system in January, to sift through its data about 401(k) matches. Here's a look at the employers who give their worker's nest eggs the biggest boost.

Company Name Employer contribution for each $1 a worker saves Average employee contribution Average employer contribution
 1. United Airlines (pilot plan) 1683% $ 3,499 $ 58,901
2. United Airlines (ground employee plan) 511% $735 $3,758
3. Nucor Corporation
400%
$4,476 $ 17,900
4. United Airlines (flight attendant plan) 354% $1,254 $4,442
5. Shelter Mutual Insurance Company 270% $3,267 $8,822
6. ManTech International Corporation 267% $1,340 $3,583
7. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 292 231% $920 $2,127
8. Schindler Elevator Corporation 217% $1,579 $3,429
9. The Procter & Gamble Company 188% $2,578 $ 4,851
10. Brunswick Corporation 166% $2,346 $3,891
11. Hercules Incorporated 158% $5,756 $9,088
12. Fulton Financial Corporation 154% $1,263 $ 1,948
13. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated 153% $2,288 $3,497
14. The AES Corporation 151% $5,774 $ 8,720
15. Safeco Corporation 139% $4,532 $6,320
16. McFarland Clinic 137% $4,062 $5,560
17. Texas EM-I Medical Services 135% $3,964 $5,344
18. McDonald's Corporation 131% $1,099 $1,443
19. Greenwich Capital Markets 127% $11,558 $14,629
20. AVX Corporation 121% $4,127 $5,011
21. The Mosaic Company 121% $7,141 $8,622
22. Constellation Brands, Inc. 120% $4,967 $5,951
23. Amgen Inc. 116% $8,169 $9,479
24. HNI Corporation 115% $2,456 $2,836
25. Mylan Inc. 115% $4,056 $4,655
26. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. 114% $2,793 $3,170
27. St. Jude Medical, Inc. 111% $4,251 $4,720
28. Nike, Inc. 111% $2,896 $3,171
29. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 108% $305 $329
30. Central Pacific Financial Corp. 106% $3,598 $3,819

Note: The company match includes profit sharing and company stock contributions and is weighted according to expected forfeitures based on the plan sponsor's vesting schedule and employee turnover.

Source: BrightScope Inc.