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These Are The Best Employers In Massachusetts: Forbes

Patch logo Patch 8/27/2020 Mike Carraggi
a sign in front of a window: Boston Children's Hospital is the top employer in Massachusetts, according to Forbes. © Rachel Nunes/Patch Boston Children's Hospital is the top employer in Massachusetts, according to Forbes.

Boston Children's Hospital is the best employer in Massachusetts, according to a new list published by Forbes.

Four of the top 10 employers in the state are hospitals or health care systems, Forbes said. The Bay State is one of five to have a hospital or health care system as its top employer.

Following Boston Children's Hospital is Lawrence General Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Raytheon Technologies, MIT, Cambridge Health Alliance, Procter & Gamble, U.S. Department of Defense, Boston College and Herb Chambers. You can see the top 25 below and the full list here.

Costco Wholesale and ConocoPhillips were the only companies taking the No. 1 spot in more than one state, according to Forbes. Among the companies that appear in the top 100 in many states include FedEx, which appears in 27 states, and Amazon, which appears in 23.

School districts and colleges hold the top spot in eight states.

MA's best employers

  1. Boston Children's Hospital
  2. Lawrence General Hospital
  3. Partners HealthCare System
  4. Raytheon Technologies
  5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  6. Cambridge Health Alliance
  7. Procter & Gamble
  8. United States Department of Defense
  9. Boston College
  10. Herb Chambers
  11. Philips
  12. Johnson & Johnso
  13. FedEx
  14. Tufts Health Plan
  15. YMCA of the USA
  16. Northeastern University
  17. Siemens
  18. Merck & Co.
  19. Massachusetts General Hospital
  20. Big Y World Class Market
  21. City of Haverhill
  22. Harvard University
  23. Lowell General Hospital
  24. Boston Scientific
  25. Eastern Bank

Forbes said it worked with Statista to come up with the rankings. An anonymous survey consisting of 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 500 employees was used to come up with the rankings.

You can read more about the methodology and see the full rankings here.

Alabama - University of Alabama, Birmingham

Alaska - ConocoPhillips

Arizona - United Services Automobile Association

Arkansas - Entergy

California - Delta Airlines

Colorado - Boulder Valley School District

Connecticut - ESPN

Delaware - ChristianaCare

D.C. - Microsoft

Florida - Costco Wholesale

Georgia - Houston County Schools

Hawaii - Marriott International

Idaho - MDU Resources Group

Illinois - Northwestern Medicine

Indiana -

Iowa - Principal Financial Group

Kansas - Blue Valley Schools

Kentucky - Fayette County Public Schools

Louisiana - Stuller

Maine - L.L. Bean

Maryland - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Massachusetts - Boston Children’s HospitalMichigan - Grand Valley State University

Minnesota - Presbyterian Homes and Services

Mississippi - Rankin County School District

Missouri - Veterans United

Montana - Costco Wholesale

Nebraska - Lincoln Public Schools

Nevada - Las Vegas Valley Water District

New Hampshire - Southern New Hampshire University

New Jersey - Apple

New Mexico - Home Depot

New York - Amtrak

North Carolina - SAS Institute

North Dakota - United Parcel Service

Ohio - Proctor & Gamble

Oklahoma - ConocoPhillips

Oregon - Alaska Airlines

Pennsylvania - Carnegie Mellon University

Rhode Island - International Game Technology

South Carolina - Southeastern Freight Lines

South Dakota - MidContinent Communications

Tennessee - 3M

Texas - H-E-B

Utah - University of Utah Health Care

Vermont - Middlebury College

Virginia - Raytheon Technologies

Washington - Northern Quest Resort & Casino

West Virginia - Toyota North America

Wisconsin - Prohealth Care

Wyoming - State of Wyoming


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