Are you looking for a great place to work? If so, CareerBliss has compiled a list of the top 50 happiest places to work in 2018. To develop this list, the careers website surveyed tens of thousands of workers and asked them to rate their employers based on ten key factors. Among these were workplace environment, relationship with management, growth opportunities, compensation and satisfaction with job function. This following is a look at the top 10 companies to make the list.
Keller Williams Realty
Founded in 1983 with a corporate headquarters in Austin, Keller Williams Realty is the largest real estate company by agent count in the world. The company prides itself in an agent-centric culture and focus on cutting-edge technology and education. The company’s average salary is $50,000.
Started in 1964 under the name Blue Ribbon Sports, Nike is a leader in clothing and sports equipment. With a focus on apparel, athletic shoes, sports equipment and accessories, the company now employs more than 34,000 people. Headquartered in Oregon, the company distributes under the brands Nike Pro, Nike+, Nike Pro, Nike Skateboarding, Air Jordan, Converse, Hurley International, Umbro and Cole Haan. The average salary is $40,000 per year.
Total Quality Logistics
Also known simply as TQL, Total Quality Logistics is the third largest freight brokerage firm in the United States. Established in 1997 in Cincinnati, the company is committed to diversity and hosting company-wide events open to employees and their families. The average salary is $69,142 per year.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Headquartered in San Jose, California, Adobe Systems Incorporated is a creative computer software company with a focus on multimedia and interactive features. Founded in 1982, the company was voted the number one computer software company in World’s Most Admired Companies in 2010. Forbes also ranked the company as the #42 best company to work for in America. Company products include Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash and Adobe Dreamweaver. The average salary is $74,008 per year.
Founded in 1980, Amgen is a leading biotechnology company headquarted in Thousand Oaks, California. The company outputs several major treatment drugs, including Enbrel, Aranesp, Epogen, Kineret, Nuepogen and Neulasta. BusinessWeek also voted the company one of the most future-oriented companies in the country. The average salary is $75,000 per year.
Founded in 1984, Chevron Corporation is the 16th largest company in the world. One of the major six oil and gas companies in the United States, the company’s products include fuel, lubricants, fuel additives and convenience stores. The company has also made heavy investments in clean energy powering at least 7 million homes via geothermal energy. The average annual salary is $56,000 per year.
Founded by Scott Cook and Tom Proulx in Mountain View, California in 1983, Intuit is a software company with a focus on creating applications to benefit small businesses. Some of the company’s products include Quicken, QuickBooks and TurboTax. The average income is $81,730 per year.
Also referred to as simply BMS, Bristol-Myers Squibb is a biopharmaceutical corporation that makes medicines such as Plavix and Abilify. Employees who work on-site have access to benefits such as on-site nurses, fitness centers and work/life seminars. Some sites also include on-site childcare, while the other sites provide subsidies for some off-site childcare. The average annual income is $71,000.
PNC Financial Services Group
Headquartered in Pennsylvania, PNC Financial Services Group is one of the premier employers in the financial services industry. The company also offers many programs to help its employees manage their funds, including the “Grow Up Great” program that teaches preschoolers responsible saving, money management and investment. The average salary is $65,666 per year.
Based in Memphis, Tennessee, TruGreen is the largest lawn care company in the country. In addition to producing a wide range of lawn-care products, the company also conducts industry-leading education and training for its employees. There are currently approximately 260 TruGreen lawn care branches in the United States and Canada in addition to another 35 franchise locations. The average annual income is $33,000.