Special Report

The Best Company to Work For in Every State

Source: Presbyterian Healthcare Services

New Mexico
> Best company to work for: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
> Employees: 11,000
> Founded: 1908
> Headquarters: Albuquerque, NM

Presbyterian Healthcare Services has provided New Mexico residents with health care for over a century. It ranks as the best company in New Mexico to work for in part because the average employee at the company earns nearly $66,000 per year, higher than many other nearby health care companies.

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New York
> Best company to work for: Hess
> Employees: 2,075
> Founded: 1933
> Headquarters: New York, NY

Oil and gas exploration company Hess ranks as the best company to work for in New York state, according to Zippia. This is due in large part to the competitive salaries it pays — the average employee earns nearly $60,000 per year, higher than competitors like Texaco, Citgo, and Shell. The company also received high marks for its diversity, as more than 40% of workers are ethnic minorities.

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North Carolina
> Best company to work for: Honeywell
> Employees: 131,000
> Founded: 1906
> Headquarters: Charlotte, NC

Honeywell ranks as the best company in North Carolina to work for, according to Zippia. This is partially because employees at Honeywell tend to be well compensated compared to most American workers, with the average salary exceeding $66,000. Honeywell is one of the largest companies to rank as the best in its state, with roughly 131,000 employees. The large conglomerate makes consumer goods, aerospace systems, and engineering services.

Source: Basin Electric Power Cooperative

North Dakota
> Best company to work for: Basin Electric Power Cooperative
> Employees: 2,300
> Founded: 1961
> Headquarters: Bismarck, ND

Bismarck-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative is one of several energy companies to rank as the best business to work for in its state. The company has operations in nine states and is involved in coal, gas, nuclear, and renewable energy production. Partly because employees stay at Basin for an average of 5.0 years, longer than many other companies in the industry, the company ranks as the best company in North Dakota to work for.

Source: Jones Day

Ohio
> Best company to work for: Jones Day
> Employees: 4,775
> Founded: 1893
> Headquarters: Cleveland, OH

Jones Day is one of the largest law firms in the world, representing about half of Fortune 500 companies. Though it has 30 offices across the globe, it is headquartered in Cleveland. The average employee earns over $129,000 and is one of the reasons Zippia ranks the firm as the best company to work for in Ohio. In Glassdoor reviews, employees said they liked the people at Jones Day and appreciated the opportunity to learn.