In the United States, many companies have earned praise for their innovative working environments and motivated workforces
. Statista partnered with Forbes to find out which companies and organizations offer their employees the best deal by asking 30,000 workers at large (5,000+ employees) companies, nonprofit institutions, government agencies, and U.S. divisions of multinationals to evaluate their employers in terms of atmosphere, remuneration and working conditions, among other factors. The following question was central to the research: how likely would the respondents be to recommend their employer to a friend or family member on a scale of 0-10?
Michelin comes first in the 2018 ranking with a score of 9.90. As a French company, it's notable as being the only foreign firm in the top-10 list. The tyre manufacturer was in 34th place last year before it soared to number one in 2018. Its employees have praised it for providing a competitive salary and a list of benefits including higher than average health insurance as well as a generous vacation allowance. With a score of 9.80, Trader Joes comes second while Google
, which is well known for an exceptional list of perks, rounds off the top-three. Google, Costco and Wegmans Food Markets are all present in the top-10 for the fourth year running. Inside the top-15, the most common industries are healthcare & social, education and technology.