Here are the top places to work by region

Harriet Taylor | CNBC

All week Comparably, a compensation, culture and career monitoring website, has exclusively published "Best of" lists with USA TODAY, covering areas such as CEOs and diversity.

Thursday, its annual Best Companies by Region list highlights the best company cultures in specific metro areas.

These lists look across companies of all sizes and call out the companies most admired by the employees in areas across America, including Boston, Chicago, Salt Lake City and Washington, D.C.

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Here are the best companies in 2017 by region, in alphabetical order, according to


1. Boston Scientific Corporation, Marlborough, Mass.

2. Cybereason, Boston

3. Fasten, Boston

4. Help Scout, Boston

5. HubSpot, Cambridge, Mass.

6. Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston

7. LogMeIn, Boston

8. Lullabot, Providence, R.I.

9. Pegasystems, Cambridge, Mass.

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10. Rapid7, Boston

11. Schneider Electric, Andover, Mass.

12. TJ Maxx, Framingham, Mass.

13. TripAdvisor, Needham, Mass.

14. Unitrends, Burlington, Mass.

15. Wayfair, Boston


1. 8th Light, Chicago

2. AbbVie, North Chicago, Ill.

3. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Itasca, Ill.

4. Braintree, Chicago

5. Forte Group, Chicago

6. Groupon, Chicago

7. Harp Interactive, Lombard, Ill.

8. Jammber, Chicago

9. JLL, Chicago

10. ParqEx, Chicago

11. Sprout Social,Chicago

12. The Walsh Group, Chicago

13. ThoughtWorks, Chicago

14. Uptake, Chicago

15. Zebra Technologies, Lincolnshire, Ill.

Los Angeles

1. Alorica, Irvine, Calif.

2. BlackLine, Woodland Hills, Calif.

3. Chrome River Technologies, Los Angeles

4. Cornerstone OnDemand, Santa Monica, Calif.

5. GlobeChat, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

6. Golden Hippo Media, Woodland Hills, Calif.

7. GumGum, Santa Monica, Calif.

8. Leaf Group, Santa Monica, Calif.

9. ReachLocal*, Woodland Hills, Calif.

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10. RingDNA, Sherman Oaks, Calif.

11. StackCommerce, Venice, Calif.

12. Thrive Market, Marina Del Rey, Calif.

13. Workpop, Santa Monica, Calif.

14. Ytel, Foothill Ranch, Calif.

15. ZipRecruiter, Santa Monica, Calif.

New York

1. American Prison Data Systems, New York

2. Billtrust, Hamilton, N.J.

3. Bloomberg, New York

4. DigitalOcean, New York

5. Foot Locker, New York

6. Fueled, New York

7. Gartner, Stamford, Conn.

8. H&M, New York

9. MAC Cosmetics, New York

10. Mastercard, Purchase, N.Y.

11. McKinsey & Company, New York

12. PepsiCo, Purchase, N.Y.

13. Pipedrive, New York

14. XPO Logistics, Greenwich, Conn.

15. Zeel, New York

Salt Lake City

1. Ancestry, Salt Lake City

2. BambooHR, Salt Lake City

3. Cotopaxi, Salt Lake City

4. Domo,Salt Lake City

5. Instructure, Salt Lake City

6. Jive Communications, Salt Lake City

7. Lingotek, Salt Lake City

8. Lucid Software, Salt Lake City

9., Salt Lake City

10. Pluralsight, Salt Lake City

11. Qualtrics, Salt Lake City

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12. Simplus, Salt Lake City

13. The REDX, Salt Lake City

14. Verisys Corporation, Salt Lake City

15. Workfront, Salt Lake City

San Francisco

1. Adobe, San Jose, Calif.

2. Apple, Cupertino, Calif.

3. Branch Metrics, San Francisco

4. Envoy, San Francisco

5. Facebook, Menlo Park, Calif.

6. Google, Mountain View, Calif.

7. Intuit, Mountain View, Calif.

8. LinkedIn, Sunnyvale, Calif.

9. Netflix, Los Gatos, Calif.

10. Nvidia, Santa Clara, Calif.

11. Periscope Data, San Franicisco

12. Salesforce, San Francisco

13. SiteTraker, Palo Alto, Calif.

14. Slack, San Francisco

15. VMware, Palo Alto, Calif.


1. Amazon, Seattle

2., Seattle

3. Concur, Bellevue, Wash.

4. Costco, Issaquah, Wash.

5. CreativeLive, Seattle

6. F5 Networks, Seattle

7. Microsoft, Redmond, Wash.

8. RealSelf, Seattle

9. Redfin, Seattle

10. Slalom Consulting, Seattle

11. Starbucks, Seattle

12. T-Mobile, Bellevue, Wash.

13. Tableau Software, Seattle

14. UnifyCloud, Redmond, Wash.

15. Zillow, Seattle

Washington D.C.

1. Amtrak, Washington D.C.

2. BizMerlin, Vienna, Va.

3. Capital One, McLean, Va.

4. Geico, Chevy Chase, Md.

5. Marriott, Bethesda, Md.

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6. MITRE, McLean, Va.

7. Mobomo,Vienna, Va.

8. NetCentrics Corporation, Herndon, Va.

9. New Signature, Washington D.C.

10. Rally Health, Washington D.C.

11. The Advisory Board Company, Washington D.C.

12. TrackMaven, Washington D.C.

13. Under Armour, Baltimore, Md.

14. Vox Media, Washington D.C.

15. XLA, Vienna, Va.

Comparably's "Best Of" lists are derived from sentiment ratings provided by employees who anonymously rated their employers on during the 2017 eligibility period (Jan. 1, 2017– Nov. 17, 2017). There were no fees or costs associated with participating, nor was nomination required.

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