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The average American spends some 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime, but 80% are outright dissatisfied with their work.

For that overwhelming majority, the secret to job satisfaction might just be a new company. Glassdoor, a job site with 45 million company reviews, has just released its annual Employees’ Choice Awards for the Best Places to Work.

The rankings are compiled from anonymous employee feedback that former or current workers can provide right on Glassdoor. To compile the listing, Glassdoor scans their massive database of company reviews.

Workers writing a company review are asked to assess the pros and cons of working at the company, growth opportunities, compensation and benefits, culture and values, senior management, work/life balance, if they would recommend the workplace to a friend, and the company's six-month business outlook.

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Those reviews are compiled in Glassdoor's awards algorithm, which also assesses the quality of reviews represented in its ranking.

Then, companies receive a score on a scale of one to five — five being the highest. The scores have been rounded to the nearest tenth in our article, while Glassdoor ranked the companies by looking at their score rounded to the thousandth. The employers on this list scored between 4.2 and 4.6 on Glassdoor; the average company rating is 3.4.

Here is a countdown of the best 50 workplaces, along with their headquarters location, a description of the company from Glassdoor, and a quote from a current or former employee. You can see all 100 companies on Glassdoor.

50. Crowe

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Chicago

Crowe is

49. Johnson & Johnson

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Johnson & Johnson is a biotech and pharmaceuticals company.

Johnson & Johnson manager

48. SpaceX

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Hawthorne, California

is an aerospace company dedicated to making human life on Mars possible.

SpaceX employee

47. The Clorox Company

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Oakland, California

The Clorox Company is a consumer goods manufacturer.

The Clorox Company sales planning team leader

46. Wegmans Food Markets

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Rochester, New York

Wegmans Food Markets sales associate

45. Nebraska Furniture Mart

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Omaha, Nebraska

Nebraska Furniture Mart is

Nebraska Furniture Mart employee

44. Kronos Incorporated

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Lowell, Massachusetts

Kronos Incorporated is a

Kronos Incorporated director

43. Equity Residential

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Chicago

Equity Residential is a

Equity Residential community manager

42. Blizzard Entertainment

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Irvine, California

Blizzard Entertainment software engineer

41. Cengage

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Boston

is a

Cengage marketing coordinator

40. TaskUs

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Santa Monica, California

is an IT staffing and outsourcing company.

TaskUs marketer

39. NIH

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Bethesda, Maryland

is the US government's

NIH extramural support assistant

38. Intuit

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location:

Intuit is a global provider of

Intuit manager

37. E. & J. Gallo Winery

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Modesto, California

E. & J. Gallo Winery is a

E. & J. Gallo Winery manager


Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Santa Clara, California

NVIDIA powers emerging technology

NVIDIA senior DevOps engineer

35. Trilogy Health Services

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Louisville, Kentucky

Trilogy Health Services is a

Trilogy Health Services Certified Nursing Assistant

34. Microsoft

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: Redmond, Washington

Microsoft is a global technology company.

Microsoft senior data scientist

33. Illumina

Score: 4.3

Headquarters location: San Diego, California

is a global b

Illumina engineer

32. Compass

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: New York

is a

Compass sales manager

31. H E B

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: San Antonio, Texas

H E B is one of

HEB front-end cashier

30. Adobe

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: San Jose, California

Adobe is a global leader in

Adobe senior product manager

29. Navy Federal Credit Union

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Vienna, Virginia

Navy Federal Credit Union is a

Navy Federal Credit Union staff assistant

28. Delta Air Lines

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Atlanta, Georgia

Delta Air Lines is an air travel company with

Delta Air Lines customer service agent

27. SAP

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Walldorf, Germany

SAP is a global leader in

SAP user assistance developer

26. Fast Enterprises

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location:

Fast Enterprises develops and installs

Fast Enterprises implementation consultant

25. Smile Brands

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Irvine, California

Smile Brands director of marketing operations

24. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Livermore, California

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory develops science and technology for national defense.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory senior scientific technologist

23. Trader Joe's

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Monrovia, California

Trader Joe's is a national specialty grocery store.

Trader Joe's crew member

22. Sammons Financial Group

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: West Des Moines, Iowa

Sammons Financial Group is an insurance carrier conglomerate.

Sammons Financial Group internal wholesaler

21. Ryan, LLC

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Dallas

Ryan is a

Ryan senior systems administrator

20. Paylocity

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Schaumburg, Illinois

Paylocity is a

Paylocity implementation consultant

19. McKinsey & Company

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: New York

McKinsey is a leading consulting firm.

McKinsey & Company senior implementation coach

18. Ultimate Software

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Weston, Florida

Ultimate Software is an e

Ultimate Software product manager

17. DocuSign

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: San Francisco


DocuSign account executive

16. HubSpot

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

is a computer software company.

HubSpot senior software engineer

15. Power Home Remodeling

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Chester, Pennsylvania

Power Home Remodeling is a home construction firm. At Power,

Power Home Remodeling customer service

14. Slalom

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Seattle, Washington

Slalom is a consulting firm

Slalom consultant

13. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Memphis, Tennessee

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital technical service technologist

12. Intuitive Surgical

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Sunnyvale, California

develops tools for

Intuitive senior software developer

11. Salesforce

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: San Francisco, California

Salesforce is the leading provider of c

Salesforce project manager

10. Southwest Airlines

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Dallas, Texas

Southwest Airlines is an airline company and the

Southwest Airlines operations senior project manager

9. lululemon

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

lululemon is a technical yoga clothes and apparel store.

lululemon educator

8. Google

Score: 4.4

Headquarters location:

Google is an internet search company.

Google IT field technician

7. Facebook

Score: 4.5

Headquarters location: Menlo Park, California

Facebook is a social-networking and internet company.

Facebook hardware engineer

6. LinkedIn

Score: 4.5

Headquarters location:

LinkedIn is a career networking internet company.

LinkedIn Business Leadership Program

5. Boston Consulting Group

Score: 4.5

Headquarters location: Boston, Massachusetts

is a global managing consulting firm.

Boston Consulting Group IT product manager

4. Procore Technologies

Score: 4.5

Headquarters location: , California

Procore Technologies

Procore Technologies software engineer

3. In-N-Out Burger

Score: 4.5

Headquarters location: Irvine, California

In-N-Out Burger owns and operates burger eateries primarily in California.

In-N-Out Burger Oracle database administrator

2. Zoom Video Communications

Score: 4.5

Headquarters location: San Jose, California

Zoom is a provider of

Zoom Video Communications mid-market account executive

1. Bain & Company

Score: 4.6

Headquarters location: Boston

Bain is a global consulting firm.

Bain & Company manager