Special Report

The Best Company to Work For in Every State

Source: Alion Science and Technology

Virginia
> Best company to work for: Alion Science and Technology Corporation
> Employees: 2,619
> Founded: 1936
> Headquarters: McLean, VA

Alion Science and Technology Corporation works with partners like the military to develop weapons platforms, surveillance, and software. The company, located just outside of Washington, D.C. in McLean, ranks as Virginia’s best place to work and one of the three best tech companies to work for in the entire country, according to Zippia. Alion received a high diversity score, as over 40% of its employees considered ethnic minorities.

Source: John L. Scott

Washington
> Best company to work for: John L. Scott
> Employees: 3,000
> Founded: 1931
> Headquarters: Bellevue, WA

John L. Scott is a real estate company located in Bellevue. Zippia ranks it as the best company in Washington to work for, as workers are typically well compensated, with an average salary of over $67,000, higher than most other competitors. Employees have said in Glassdoor reviews that the company provides great training and helpful support staff.

West Virginia
> Best company to work for: Cabell Huntington Hospital
> Employees: 2,581
> Founded: 1956
> Headquarters: Huntington, WV

Cabell Huntington Hospital is a medical center with over 300 beds located in Huntington, West Virginia. It ranks as the state’s best place to work, edging out fellow health provider Wheeling Hospital and hotels like The Greenbrier and Wheeling Island Gaming. Cabell Huntington Hospital earned a high diversity score as more than 70% of workers are women. Workers reported in Glassdoor reviews that they liked the pay and benefits offered by Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Source: S. C. Johnson & Son

Wisconsin
> Best company to work for: S. C. Johnson & Son
> Employees: 13,000
> Founded: 1886
> Headquarters: Racine, WI

S. C. Johnson & Son is a large homegoods manufacturer, which makes familiar brands like Ziploc, Drano, Glade, Windex, and dozens more. The Racine-based company ranks as Wisconsin’s top company to work for in part because the average employee earns over $73,000 per year. The company also scored high marks for its financial performance.

Source: Mr. Satterly / Wikimedia Commons

Wyoming
> Best company to work for: Cloud Peak Energy
> Employees: 1,200
> Founded: 2009
> Headquarters: Gillette, WY

Accounting for about 40% of all coal mined in the United States, Wyoming is the largest coal producer among states. Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy, a coal extraction company, ranks as the best company to work for in the state. It is a relatively diverse company for the industry, with over one-quarter of employees female and one-quarter ethnic minorities.