The 2018 Hero Awards
MOST SATISFYING ORGS TO WORK FOR


In a perfect world, we would all work for organizations that make us feel satisfied. The reality is that finding the right employer isn’t an easy process. Sometimes you accept a job with a new organization and it ends up being the exact opposite of what you had expected. Perhaps it’s the people you work with or the org culture (or lack thereof).

The bottom line is, you can hate the line of work you’re in and still really love the organization for which you work. You could be passionate about the organizational values, admire how the org operates internally or simply love your co-workers.

Want to find a great employer? Start by looking at the organizations that have the most satisfied employees. You’ll get an idea of which organizations can count their employees among their biggest fans. For us, these employers are true PayScale Heroes.

 

Here are the
Heroes
Employer
% Highly Satisfied Employees
Industry
First Community Bank
100%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Bluefield, Virginia
CEO: Gary R. MIlls
Legacy Health Systems
100%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon
CEO: George J. Brown
St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network
100%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
CEO: Richard A. Anderson
Teamhealth, Inc.
100%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Knoxville, Tennessee
CEO: Leif M. Murphy
King County
97%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
CEO: Dow Constantine (King County Executive)
All Children's Hospital
95%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: St. Petersburg, Florida
CEO: Jonathan M. Ellen
Infor Global Solutions
95%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: New York, New York
CEO: Charles Phillips
Patterson Dental Co
95%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Saint Paul, Minnesota
CEO: Mark S. Walchirk
University of South Carolina (USC)
95%
Industry: Education
Headquarters: Columbia, South Carolina
CEO: Harris Pastides
Ameren Corp
94%
Industry: Energy & Utilities
Headquarters: St. Louis, Missouri
CEO: Warner L. Baxter
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Aspirus
94%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Wausau, Wisconsin
CEO: Matthew F. Heywood
Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
94%
Industry: Construction
Headquarters: Birmingham, Alabama
CEO: James Gorrie
County of Santa Clara
94%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: San Jose, California
CEO: Dr. Jeffrey Smith
Deere & Company
94%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Moline, Illinois
CEO: Samuel R. Allen
Gannett Fleming Inc.
94%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
CEO: Robert Scaer
Memorialcare
94%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Fountain Valley, California
CEO: Barry Arbuckle
Smartsheet
94%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Bellevue, Washington
CEO: Mark Mader
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
94%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee
CEO: James R. Downing
UNC - Chapel HIll
94%
Industry: Education
Headquarters: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CEO: Carol L. Folt (Chancellor)
AirBNB
93%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
CEO: Brian Chesky
All Pets Veterinary Hospital
93%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Rancho Palos Verdes, California
CEO: Samantha Sanchez
American Health Network
93%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Indianapolis, Indiana
CEO: Ben Park
American Heart Association
93%
Industry: Nonprofits
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
CEO: Nancy Brown
City of Los Angeles
93%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
CEO: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Ebenezer
93%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota
CEO: Mark F. Thomas
Hines Interests Ltd Partnership
93%
Industry: Real Estate & Rental/Leasing
Headquarters: Houston, Texas
CEO: Jeffrey C. Hines
Legacy Healthcare
93%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Irvine, California
CEO: Jeffery B. Hendrickson
Mccormick Taylor, Inc.
93%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CEO: James C. Wiggans
The Cambridge Health Alliance
93%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Cambridge, Massachusetts
CEO: Patrick Wardell
The Learning Experience
93%
Industry: Nonprofits
Headquarters: Deerfield Beach, Florida
CEO: Richard Weissman
Utah State University
92%
Industry: Education
Headquarters: Logan, Utah
CEO: Noelle E. Cockett
Delta Air Lines Inc
91%
Industry: Transportation & Warehousing
Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia
CEO: Ed Bastian
Facebook Inc
91%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Menlo Park, California
CEO: Mark Zuckerberg
Hearst Corporation
91%
Industry: Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation
Headquarters: New York, New York
CEO: Steven R. Swartz
Texas Oncology
91%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
CEO: R. Steven Paulson
Thyssen Krupp
91%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Alpharetta, Georgia
CEO: Patrick Bass
Atlantic Health Systems
90%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Morristown, New Jersey
CEO: Brian Gragnolati
Halifax Health
90%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Daytona Beach, Florida
CEO: Jeff Feasel
Idex Corporation
90%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Lake Forest, Illinois
CEO: Andrew K. Silvernail
Intermountain Healthcare Corporation
90%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Murray, Utah
CEO: A. Marc Harrison
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
90%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Pasadena, California
CEO: Michael M. Watkins (Director)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
90%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Bethesda, Maryland
CEO: Francis S. Collins (Director)
PAE Government Services
90%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Arlington, Virginia
CEO: John Heller
Pacific Gas and Electric Corporation
90%
Industry: Energy & Utilities
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
CEO: Geisha J. Williams
SCLHS
90%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Broomfield, Colorado
CEO: Lydia Jumonville
U.S. Coast Guard
90%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Washington, District of Columbia
CEO: Admiral Paul F. Zukunft (Commandant)
United Way
90%
Industry: Nonprofits
Headquarters: Alexandria, Virginia
CEO: Brian A. Gallagher
Westgate Resorts
90%
Industry: Retail & Customer Service
Headquarters: Orlando, Florida
CEO: David Siegel
Balfour Beatty Construction, Inc.
89%
Industry: Construction
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
CEO: John Rempe
Blizzard Entertainment
89%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Irvine, California
CEO: Michael Morhaime
Commonwealth of Massachusetts (MA)
89%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts
CEO: William Francis Galvin
Direct Energy
89%
Industry: Energy & Utilities
Headquarters: Houston, Texas
CEO: Manu Asthana (President)
First Bank
89%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Southern Pines, North Carolina
CEO: Michael Mayer
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
89%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California
CEO: Gary S. Guthart
L Brands, Inc.
89%
Industry: Retail & Customer Service
Headquarters: Columbus, Ohio
CEO: Leslie H. Wexner
NRG Energy, Inc.
89%
Industry: Energy & Utilities
Headquarters: Princeton, New Jersey
CEO: Mauricio Gutierrez
Navy Federal Credit Union
89%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Vienna, Virginia
CEO: Cutler Dawson
Red Hat, Inc.
89%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Raleigh, North Carolina
CEO: James Whitehurst
Senior Lifestyle Corporation
89%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
CEO: Jon DeLuca
The Toro Company
89%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota
CEO: Michael J. Hoffman
Tyler Technologies, Inc.
89%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Plano, Texas
CEO: John S. Marr Jr.
University of Texas (UT)
89%
Industry: Education
Headquarters: Austin, Texas
CEO: Gregory L. Fenves
Avi-Spl, Inc
88%
Industry: Construction
Headquarters: Tampa, Florida
CEO: John Zettel
CaroMont Health
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Gastonia, North Carolina
CEO: Chris Peek
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
CEO: Thomas M. Priselac
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
88%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia
CEO: Anne Schuchat (Acting Director)
Clearwater Analytics
88%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Boise, Idaho
CEO: David Boren
Devon Energy Corporation
88%
Industry: Energy & Utilities
Headquarters: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
CEO: David A. Hager
Dow Agrosciences LLC
88%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Indianapolis, Indiana
CEO: Edward D. Breen
Dressbarn
88%
Industry: Retail & Customer Service
Headquarters: Mahwah, New Jersey
CEO: David R. Jaffe
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
88%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
CEO: Christopher Wray (Director)
First RF Corporation
88%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Boulder, Colorado
CEO: Farzin Lalezari
Hyatt Hotels
88%
Industry: Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
CEO: Mark S. Hoplamazian
Juniper Networks, Inc.
88%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California
CEO: Rami Rahim
Kindred Healthcare
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Louisville, Kentucky
CEO: David Causby (President)
Knife River Corp.
88%
Industry: Construction
Headquarters: Bismarck, North Dakota
CEO: David C. Barney
Lamar Advertising Co
88%
Industry: Agencies & Consultancies
Headquarters: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
CEO: Sean Reilly
Magellan Health
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona
CEO: Barry M. Smith
Midmichigan Medical Center
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Midland, Michigan
CEO: Diane Postler-Slattery
Movement Mortgage
88%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Fort Mill, South Carolina
CEO: Casey Crawford
Parkland Hospital
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
CEO: Frederick P. Cerise
Plante & Moran, Pllc
88%
Industry: Agencies & Consultancies
Headquarters: Southfield, Michigan
CEO: Anthony Belloli
SKF USA, Inc.
88%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Lansdale, Pennsylvania
CEO: Alrik Danielson
St. Vincent Healthcare
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Billings, Montana
CEO: Steve Loveless
TD Ameritrade, Inc
88%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Omaha, Nebraska
CEO: Tim Hockey
UCLA Medical Center
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
CEO: John C. Mazziotta
USC University Hospital
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
CEO: Thomas E. Jackiewicz
University Of Arkansas Medical Sciences
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Little Rock, Arkansas
CEO: Stephanie Gardner (Interim Chancellor)
University of Chicago Hospitals
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
CEO: Sharon O’Keefe (President)
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
88%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
CEO: Jason R. Sanders (Provost)
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
88%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Burbank, California
CEO: Kevin Tsujihara
Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
88%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Rockford, Michigan
CEO: Blake W. Krueger
Zillow, Inc.
88%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
CEO: Spencer Rascoff
Andeavor
87%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas
CEO: Gregory J. Goff
CR Bard, Inc.
87%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Murray Hill, New Jersey
CEO: Timothy Ring
Genworth Financial, Inc.
87%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Richmond, Virginia
CEO: Thomas J. McInerney
Life Care Services LLC
87%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Des Moines, Iowa
CEO: Joel Nelson
New York Police Department (NYPD)
87%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: New York, New York
CEO: James P. O'Neill (Commissioner)
Novartis
87%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: East Hanover, New Jersey
CEO: Vasant (Vas) Narasimhan, M.D.
Rackspace, US Inc.
87%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas
CEO: Joe Eazor
Southcoast Hospitals Group
87%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Fall River, Massachusetts
CEO: Keith A. Hovan
ANTHEM Health Services
86%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Indianpolis, Indiana
CEO: Gail K. Boudreaux
Astrazeneca, United States
86%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Wilmington, Delaware
CEO: Ruud Dobber (President, U.S.)
Baycare Health Systems
86%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Clearwater, Florida
CEO: Tommy Inzina
Crothall Health Care
86%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Wayne, Pennsylvania
CEO: Bobby Kutteh
DRS Technologies, Inc.
86%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Arlington, Virginia
CEO: William J. Lynn III
Drexel University
86%
Industry: Education
Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CEO: John A. Fry
Edward Jones Investments
86%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: St. Louis, Missouri
CEO: James D. Weddle
Elliot Hospital
86%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Manchester, New Hampshire
CEO: Doug Dean
Facility Solutions Group
86%
Industry: Construction
Headquarters: Austin, Texas
CEO: Bill Graham (President)
Hasbro Inc
86%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Pawtucket, Rhode Island
CEO: Brian D. Goldner
Hospice Compassus
86%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Brentwood, Tennessee
CEO: James A. Deal
Overstock.com
86%
Industry: Retail & Customer Service
Headquarters: Midvale, Utah
CEO: Dr. Patrick M. Byrne
The Lubrizol Corporation
86%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Wickliffe, Ohio
CEO: Eric R. Schnur
United Health Care Services
86%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Minnetonka, Minnesota
CEO: Steve Nelson
University of Iowa (UI)
86%
Industry: Education
Headquarters: Iowa City, Iowa
CEO: Bruce Harreld
Amgen Corporation
85%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Thousand Oaks, California
CEO: Robert A. Bradway
Arthrex, Inc.
85%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Naples, Florida
CEO: Reinhold D. Schmieding
Centene Corporation
85%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: St. Louis, Missouri
CEO: Michael F. Neidorff
City National Bank
85%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
CEO: Russell Goldsmith
Clemson University
85%
Industry: Education
Headquarters: Clemson, South Carolina
CEO: James P. Clements (President)
Electronic Arts Inc.
85%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Redwood City, California
CEO: Andrew Wilson
Express, LLC
85%
Industry: Retail & Customer Service
Headquarters: Columbus, Ohio
CEO: David Kornberg
FPI Management, Inc.
85%
Industry: Real Estate & Rental/Leasing
Headquarters: Folsom, California
CEO: Dennis Treadaway
Garmin International
85%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Olathe, Kansas
CEO: Clifton A. Pemble
Lennar Corporation
85%
Industry: Construction
Headquarters: Miami, Florida
CEO: Stuart Miller
Mount Carmel Health System
85%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Columbus, Ohio
CEO: Edward H. Lamb
National Park Service Park
85%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Washington, District of Columbia
CEO: Michael T. Reynolds
North Mississippi Medical Center
85%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Tupelo, Mississippi
CEO: Shane Spees
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
85%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
CEO: Dean M. Harrison
Norton Healthcare Inc.
85%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Louisville, Kentucky
CEO: Russell F. Cox
Oceaneering International, Inc.
85%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Houston, Texas
CEO: Roderick A. Larson
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
85%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Albany, Georgia
CEO: Joel Wernick
Rex Healthcare
85%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Raleigh, North Carolina
CEO: Steve Burriss (President)
SEI Investments Company
85%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Oaks, Pennsylvania
CEO: Alfred P. West, Jr.
The Methodist Hospital
85%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Houston, Texas
CEO: Cathy Easter
The Ultimate Software group, Inc
85%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Weston, Florida
CEO: Scott Scherr
Thrivent Financial For Lutherans
85%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota
CEO: Bradford L. Hewitt
Stryker Corp.
84%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Kalamazoo, Michigan
CEO: Kevin A. Lobo
Head Start
83%
Industry: Government
Headquarters: Washington, District of Columbia
CEO: Ann Linehan (Acting Director)
Spectrum
83%
Industry: Tech
Headquarters: Stamford, Connecticut
CEO: Jeff Bewkes
The Travelers Companies, Inc.
82%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: New York, New York
CEO: Alan D. Schnitzer
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc
81%
Industry: Engineering & Science
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
CEO: Steven J. Demetriou
Mayo Clinic
81%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Rochester, Minnesota
CEO: John H. Noseworthy
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
81%
Industry: Finance & Insurance
Headquarters: Columbus, Ohio
CEO: Stephen Rasmussen
Ford Motor Company
80%
Industry: Manufacturing
Headquarters: Dearborn, Michigan
CEO: Jim Hackett
H&R Block
80%
Industry: Agencies & Consultancies
Headquarters: Kansas City, Missouri
CEO: Jeffrey J. Jones II
Kaiser Permanente
80%
Industry: Health Care
Headquarters: Oakland, California
CEO: Richard S. Isaacs