Texas Dominates List Of ‘America’s Best Employers By State’

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Forbes has released its first-ever list of America’s Best Employers by State and nearly 200 companies were ranked among the best in Texas.

1. Houston Methodist
Headquarters: Houston, Texas
CEO: Marc Boom

2. Microsoft
Employees: 131,000
Headquarters: Redmond, Washington
CEO: Satya Nadella
Year Founded: 1985

3. Southwest Airlines
Employees: 58,800
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
CEO: Gary C. Kelly
Year Founded: 1967

4. H-E-B
Employees: 111,000
Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas
CEO: Charles C Butt

5. Costco Wholesale
Employees: 245,000
Headquarters: Issaquah, Washington
CEO: W. Craig Jelinek
Year Founded: 1976

6. United Services Automobile Association
Employees: 21,900
Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas
CEO: Stuart Parker

7. Chevron
Employees: 48,600
Headquarters: San Ramon, California
CEO: Michael K. Wirth
Year Founded: 1879

8. Google
Employees: 72,053
Headquarters: Mountain View, California
CEO: Sundar Pichai
Year Founded: 1998

9. Boeing
Employees: 153,000
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
CEO: Dennis A. Muilenburg
Year Founded: 1929

10. Trader Joe’s
Employees: 10,001
Headquarters: Monrovia, California
CEO: Dan Bane
Year Founded: 1958

11. Royal Dutch Shell
Employees: 81,000
Headquarters: Houston, Texas
CEO: Bernardus Margriet van Beurden
Year Founded: 1911

12. NASA
Employees: 17,515
Headquarters: Washington, District of Columbia
CEO: James Frederick “Jim” Bridenstine

13. University of Texas, Austin
Headquarters: Austin, Texas
CEO: Gregory L. Fenves
Year Founded: 1883

14. DowDuPont
Employees: 98,000
Headquarters: Midland, Michigan
CEO: Edward D. Breen
Year Founded: 1897

15. Valero Energy
Employees: 10,261
Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas
CEO: Joe Gorder
Year Founded: 1980

16. Toyota North America
Employees: 137,000
Headquarters: Plano, Texas
CEO: James Lentz

17. Apple
Employees: 132,000
Headquarters: Cupertino, California
CEO: Tim Cook
Year Founded: 1976

18. Intel
Employees: 107,400
Headquarters: Santa Clara, California
CEO: Robert Swan
Year Founded: 1968

19. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Headquarters: Houston, Texas
CEO: Giuseppe Colasurdo

20. City of San Antonio
Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas
CEO: Ron Nirenberg

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