Special Report

50 Best Companies to Work For

50. SkyWest Airlines
> Rating: 4.3

SkyWest Airlines ranks as one of the 50 best companies to work for, according to Glassdoor reviewers. The airline has a 4.3 out of 5 rating from current and former employees. Companies with a score of over 4.0 are considered to have “very satisfied” employees.

Headquartered in St. George, Utah, SkyWest Airlines is one of three air carriers to rank among the 50 best companies to work for. More than 80% of employees reviewing the company would recommend working at the airline to a friend, and 86% approve of CEO Chip Childs. Employees say on reviews they like the travel benefits.

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49. Nike
> Rating: 4.3

Nike is one of the most recognizable brands in the world, making footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for nearly 50 years. The company, headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, has more than 10,000 employees.

Nike has ranked among the top places to work multiple times over the last decade. Employees reviewing the company on Glassdoor give the company a 4.3 out of 5 score and appreciate Nike for its work environment and benefits.

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48. REI
> Rating: 4.3

REI, or Recreational Equipment Inc., is an outdoor outfitter, making clothes and gear for camping, hiking, and more. Many employees report that the company provides its workers with good work-life balance and deals on REI products.

REI earned a 4.3 out of 5 score from Glassdoor reviews from current and former employees. These employees work in sectors like retail and marketing, as well as the fitness and leisure industries, often as outdoor trail guides and cycling instructors.

47. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
> Rating: 4.3

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has ranked among the best places to work in America each of the past four years. The pediatric research hospital treats childhood cancers and pediatric diseases and aims to find new treatments and preventative measures for these diseases.

Employees offered praise for St. Jude’s work environment and its benefits in Glassdoor reviews. Many also say that they like working at a place with St. Jude’s values, helping children in need. More than 91% of current and former employees would recommend working at St. Jude’s to a friend, and 95% approve of CEO James Downing.

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46. Cisco Systems
> Rating: 4.3

Computer hardware and software giant Cisco Systems is one of the 50 best companies to work for in America, according to reviews from current and former employees on Glassdoor. Employees say they enjoy the work from home flexibility that Cisco provides.

Jobs in the tech sector tend to pay well, and the positions at Cisco Systems are no exception. Employees working as software engineers, IT analysts, systems administrators, and more report on Glassdoor that their salaries tend to be well above $100,000 per year.

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