Special Report

The Best Company to Work For in Every State

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Montana
> Best company to work for: Sun Mountain Lumber
> Employees: 175
> Founded: 2004
> Headquarters: Deer Lodge, MT

Sun Mountain Lumber in Deer Lodge, Montana, is the smallest company to rank as the best place to work in its state. The company, which offers lumber products, pays workers an average annual salary of over $45,000, relatively high for the industry and location, according to Zippia.

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Nebraska
> Best company to work for: Gavilon
> Employees: 1,681
> Founded: 2008
> Headquarters: Omaha, NE

Gavilon is an internet software and services company located in Omaha. It is one of the newer companies on this list, having been founded in 2008. Zippia ranked Gavilon as the best company to work for in Nebraska in part because the average employee earns nearly $47,000 a year — higher than many other competitors in the same industry.

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Nevada
> Best company to work for: NV Energy
> Employees: 2,500
> Founded: 1928
> Headquarters: Las Vegas, NV

Public utility company NV Energy provides electricity for the state of Nevada. It ranks as the best place to work in the state in part because of its relatively high salaries — the average employee earns just over $72,000 per year. Among over 100 worker reviews on Glassdoor, 87% said they would recommend working at NV Energy, and 88% approve of CEO Paul Caudill.

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New Hampshire
> Best company to work for: C&S Wholesale Grocers
> Employees: 17,000
> Founded: 1918
> Headquarters: Keene, NH

C&S Wholesale Grocers ranks as the best company to work for in New Hampshire in part because of its strong financial performance. Zippia gave the company a 9.9/10 financial performance score. One of the largest privately-held companies in the country, it has been in operation for over a century. The Keene-based food distribution company gets high marks from its employees on Glassdoor for high pay and good benefits.

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New Jersey
> Best company to work for: Zoetis
> Employees: 9,200
> Founded: 1952
> Headquarters: Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ

Zoetis, based in Parsippany-Troy Hills, ranks as the best company to work for in New Jersey, according to job review site Zippia. The company makes pharmaceuticals for livestock and other animals. Employees at Zoetis earn an average of $72,175 annually, roughly in line with other pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer and Bayer. The company earned a perfect 10/10 score for its financial performance from Zippia.