Special Report

The Best Company to Work for in Every State

1. Alabama
> Best company to work for: Regions Bank
> Employees: 19,969
> Founded: 1971
> Headquarters: Birmingham, AL

According to career site Zippia, Regions Bank is the best company to work for in Alabama. Regions employees give the company high marks for training, growth opportunities, and the long-term relationships it builds with its customers. The bank offers some employees competitive benefits, including 401(k), health insurance, disability, and tuition reimbursement.

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Source: ASRC Energy Services

2. Alaska
> Best company to work for: ASRC Energy Services
> Employees: 2,250
> Founded: N/A
> Headquarters: Anchorage, AK

Alaska is one of the largest oil producers in the United States — and the best company to work for in the state is in oil and gas extraction. ASRC Energy Services does consulting and contracting for the oil and gas industry and has been the largest locally-owned and operated business in the state for over 30 years.

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Source: Meritage Homes

3. Arizona
> Best company to work for: Meritage Homes
> Employees: 1,615
> Founded: 1997
> Headquarters: Scottsdale, AZ

Meritage Homes is a homebuilding company based in Scottsdale, Arizona, with operations in nine states across the southern United States. Meritage employees say they appreciate the good compensation, free meals, and company-sponsored events.

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4. Arkansas
> Best company to work for: Walmart
> Employees: 2.2 million
> Founded: 1962
> Headquarters: Bentonville, AR

Walmart has a footprint in every state, and with 2.2 million employees, it is the largest private employer in the country. Based in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company ranks as the best employer in the state. The company received high marks for the diversity of its workforce.

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5. California
> Best company to work for: Chevron
> Employees: 48,600
> Founded: 1879
> Headquarters: San Ramon, CA

San Ramon-based Chevron is one of several energy companies to rank on this list. Founded as an oil company in California, Chevron now has natural gas, shale, heavy oil, and conventional extraction operations on six continents.

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