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The Best Places to Work in Health Care and Biopharma

Texas Health Resources tops the list of best health care companies once again, while AbbVie moves up to the top of the biopharma list in this annual ranking from Fortune partner Great Place to Work, which analyzed survey results representing nearly 730,000 U.S. employees. Take a look at this year’s companies below and learn more about the methodology behind the list here.

Top Health Care Companies

(Scroll down for the top biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.)

1. Texas Health Resources

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Texas Health Resources

U.S. headquarters: Arlington, Texas
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 22,395
Total worldwide revenue: $4,700,000,000

Employees say:

“Faith-based organization that is as much concerned about its employees as they are for our patients. It’s innovative and supports ongoing development through the various resources which are available to all employees.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

2. Encompass Health — Home Health & Hospice

Encompass Health-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Encompass Health

U.S. headquarters: Dallas, Texas
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: Confidential
Total worldwide revenue: $783,300,000

Employees say:

“I have worked for the company for a little over a year now. I have met the CEO on three separate occasions and she knows my name!”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

3. Livongo Health

Livongo Health-best workplaces healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Livongo Health

U.S. headquarters: Mountain View, California
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: 342
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“I don’t know how they do it, but our recruiters and hiring managers seem to find the most incredible talent. Our employees share an incredibly rare quality of balancing competent skills, devoted work ethic, and genuine kindness and compassion.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

4. Caring Nurses, Inc.

Caring Nurses-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Caring Nurses

U.S. headquarters: Las Vegas, Nevada
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: 103
Total worldwide revenue: $9,000,000

Employees say:

“I feel respected and supported by the management. They always have my back and I’m proud of what our home care agency does for our community.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

5. Aledade

Aledade-best workplaces healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Aledale

U.S. headquarters: Bethesda, Maryland
Number of U.S. employees: 225
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“Highly collaborative and agile culture. Ideas and initiatives are generated and acted upon from all levels of the organization without restrictions around the organizational hierarchy.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

6. Southern Ohio Medical Center

Southern Ohio Medical Center-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Southern Ohio Medical Center

U.S. headquarters: Portsmouth, Ohio
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 2,713
Total worldwide revenue: $365,410,766

Employees say:

“They listen to ideas from all levels and make honest decisions that benefit the patients as well as the employees. I trust that SOMC will be in business, providing excellent care for many, many years to come, unlike some other local organizations.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

7. BayCare Health System, Inc.

BayCare Health System-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of BayCare Health System

U.S. headquarters: Clearwater, Florida
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 23,853
Total worldwide revenue: $3,929,807,000

Employees say:

“Our healthcare benefits are providing numerous healthy options for employees, from food, to walking paths, on site classes, etc. In 27 years as a healthcare provider I have never had so many opportunities regarding my own health through an employer.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

8. Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Baptist Health South Florida

U.S. headquarters: Coral Gables, Florida
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 16,541
Total worldwide revenue: $2,479,762,291

Employees say:

“This is a place where patients, employees, family members, and the community in general is important. This organization goes far to improve the quality of health and life for everyone.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

9. Jackson Healthcare

Jackson Healthcare-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Jackson Healthcare

U.S. headquarters: Alpharetta, Georgia
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: 1,403
Total worldwide revenue: $1,050,000,000

Employees say:

“Jackson Healthcare is the only place I’ve ever worked where the org chart is treated as a flat line in almost every conversation. I feel comfortable making suggestions all the way up the chain, and know that my ideas will be considered.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

10. Cottage Health

Cottage Health-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Cottage Health

U.S. headquarters: Santa Barbara, California
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 3,475
Total worldwide revenue: $801,862,860

Employees say:

“This company lives its values of Excellence, Integrity, and Compassion and you feel it when you walk through the front door. It is palpable.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

11. Forward

Forward-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Forward

U.S. headquarters: San Francisco, California
Industry vertical: Specialty
Number of U.S. employees: Confidential
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“World-changing mission and incredibly smart people who are bought into it. Everyone from leadership down is on the same page with regard to what Forward can be. We continue to prioritize passion for the mission highly as we hire additional people.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

12. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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Courtesy of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

U.S. headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 4,483
Total worldwide revenue: $883,206,069

Employees say:

“The worldwide diversity of people that work here is amazing. St. Jude is a great place to work. I know what is expected of me when I come to work, and I am given the space and tools to accomplish my daily goals.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

13. myNexus, Inc.

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Courtesy of myNexus

U.S. headquarters: Brentwood, Tennessee
Industry vertical: Health Insurance
Number of U.S. employees: 228
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“The unique thing about this company is the access that you have towards the owner and upper management. I feel I could go and talk to any of the upper management and they would listen.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

14. Medical Solutions Supplier

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Courtesy of Medical Solutions

U.S. headquarters: Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
Industry vertical: Medical sales/distribution
Number of U.S. employees: 60
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“Transparency, the ability to overcome obstacles, the amount of feedback that is asked of employees, and the quick response to changes.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

15. Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth

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Courtesy of Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Forth Worth

U.S. headquarters: Fort Worth, Texas
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 268
Total worldwide revenue: $25,181,541

Employees say:

“Everyone is accepted for exactly who they are. Differences are celebrated.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

16. Vargo Physical Therapy

Vargo Physical Therapy-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Vargo Physical Therapy

U.S. headquarters: Westlake Village, California
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: 127
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“I am impressed with the company’s culture. During my interview the message was loud and clear that employees are valued a great deal. And since I have been working the message is still the same. Employees matter. I truly enjoy working here.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

17. Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Atlantic Health System

U.S. headquarters: Morristown, New Jersey
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 12,680
Total worldwide revenue: $2,722,746,000

Employees say:

“They appreciate their employees as human beings not just employees. They put the employee’s needs first and celebrate diversity.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

18. Licking Memorial Health Systems

Licking Memorial health Systems-best workplaces health care 2019
Courtesy of Licking Memorial Health Systems

U.S. headquarters: Newark, Ohio
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 2,012
Total worldwide revenue: $652,000,000

Employees say:

“The organization feels family owned, where everyone from the CEO/Dept VPs to a physician’s office clerk take care of each other. The kindness and generosity I have seen from LMH is something you do not find anywhere else.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

19. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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Courtesy of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

U.S. headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 9,587
Total worldwide revenue: $1,685,348,000

Employees say:

“I love Fit for Life, Food Truck Wednesday, Wellness Wednesday, Summer Perks, cafeteria food, and all of the smiling faces.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

20. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

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Courtesy of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

U.S. headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 11,195
Total worldwide revenue: $1,997,578,000

Employees say:

“I love the transparency, autonomy to ask and to make decisions within my scope of practice. I am allowed to take on opportunities if I want to.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

21. InformedDNA

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Courtesy of InformedDNA

U.S. headquarters: St. Petersburg, Florida
Industry vertical: Specialty
Number of U.S. employees: 108
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“There is a lot of care and focus given to innovation at all levels of the company. They encourage each employee to consider new ideas and bring those ideas to management for consideration. This creates a cooperative environment.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

22. Martin’s Point Health Care

Martin's Point Health Care-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Martin’s Point Health Care

U.S. headquarters: Portland, Maine
Number of U.S. employees: 874
Total worldwide revenue: $785,107,298

Employees say:

“I feel valued here. I know that I can come up with new ideas and better ways to do things and that those ideas will be heard and appreciated regardless of whether they get implemented or not.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

23. Anova Healthcare System

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Courtesy of Anova Healthcare

U.S. headquarters: McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: 289
Total worldwide revenue: $10,500,000

Employees say:

“Everyone in ‘upper management,’ from the company owner to the Branch Manager, makes it a point to know about important issues or events involving the employees. I have never worked for another company that cared so much about their employees.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

24. Kettering Health Network

Kettering Healthcare System-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Kettering Healthcare System

U.S. headquarters: Miamisburg, Ohio
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 11,124
Total worldwide revenue: $1,753,794,000

Employees say:

“I love our Monday morning prayer, as it gives you a chance to let go of what is weighing heavy on your heart or mind and allows you to focus on work. It really makes a difference when people can come together and pray for you and your family members.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

25. Orlando Health

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Courtesy of Orlando Health

U.S. headquarters: Confidential
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: Confidential
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“Radical data transparency and relentless focus on goals have been transformative this past year, enabling major positive change and enabling our teams to generate new and better ideas for improvement.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

26. Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc.

Advanced Correctional Healthcare-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Advanced Correctional Healthcare

U.S. headquarters: Peoria, Illinois
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: 714
Total worldwide revenue: $59,491,070

Employees say:

“I love the recognition program and the fact that I feel that the executive team wants me to grow as a person and in my role.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

27. Ignite Medical Resorts

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Courtesy of Ignite Medical Resorts

U.S. headquarters: Niles, Illinois
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: 292
Total worldwide revenue: $14,000,000

Employees say:

“I love working for owners who genuinely care about their employees and will go above and beyond to serve them.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

28. WellStar Health System

WellStar Health Systems-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of WellStar Health Systems

U.S. headquarters: Marietta, Georgia
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 18,166
Total worldwide revenue: $3,276,000,000

Employees say:

“I love the people, the atmosphere, the potential to grow, the many opportunities to advance in our career, and the benefits.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

29. Constellation Health Services

Constellation Health Services-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Constellation Health Services

U.S. headquarters: Norwalk, Connecticut
Industry vertical: Specialty
Number of U.S. employees: 538
Total worldwide revenue: $46,700,000

Employees say:

“They make me feel I matter!”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

30. Ballantyne Center for Dentistry

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Courtesy of Ballantyne Dentistry

U.S. headquarters: Charlotte, North Carolina
Industry vertical: Specialty
Number of U.S. employees: 25
Total worldwide revenue: $5,300,000

Employees say:

“This is the first place I’ve worked that management truly cares about furthering your skills and works hands-on at developing them. They always encourage you to keep learning—there is no stopping point.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

31. Baylor Scott & White Health

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Courtesy of Baylor Scott & White Health

U.S. headquarters: Dallas, Texas
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 37,011
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“Lots of help when needed. Management is available when we need any help. Staff are given every opportunity to raise their concerns and have their say in things that matter them the most.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

32. Nicklaus Children’s Health System

Nicklaus Children’s Health System-best workplaces healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Nicklaus Children’s Health

U.S. headquarters: Miami, Florida
Industry vertical: Hospital, Specialty, Services
Number of U.S. employees: 4,007
Total worldwide revenue: $701,398,600

Employees say:

“NCH really promotes employees to engage in self-care. Every position is made to feel important and an integral member of the hospital.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

33. Title21 Health Solutions

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Courtesy of Title 21

U.S. headquarters: Pleasanton, California
Industry vertical: Specialty
Number of U.S. employees: 23
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“This company has a diverse team who shares a passion for serving others. It’s fun to work with really smart people who love what they do and are willing to share their knowledge and experience with you.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

34. Service Corporation International (SCI)

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Courtesy of Service Corporation International

U.S. headquarters: Houston, Texas
Industry vertical: Services
Number of U.S. employees: 24,023
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“It is like a second family here.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

35. OhioHealth

OhioHealth-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of OhioHealth

U.S. headquarters: Columbus, Ohio
Industry vertical: Hospital
Number of U.S. employees: 23,431
Total worldwide revenue: $3,837,210,000

Employees say:

“What I like is the company as a whole. Management listens to the associates, hears them, and acts on what they heard.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

Top Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Companies

1. AbbVie

AbbVie-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of AbbVie

U.S. headquarters: North Chicago, Illinois
Industry vertical: Biotechnology
Number of U.S. employees: 13,642
Total worldwide revenue: $28,200,000,000

Employees say:

“The executive leadership team is very approachable and very involved. They emphasize collaboration, respect for each other, and work-life balance. They understand that our greatest asset is the people and not the products.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

2. United Therapeutics Corporation

United Therapeutics Corporation-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of United Therapeutics Corporation

U.S. headquarters: Silver Spring, Maryland
Number of U.S. employees: 785
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“It is an empowering and enriching place to work, learn, share, and care! I’ve never worked with an organization or team as dedicated, talented, and genuine as my team.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

3. Horizon Pharma plc

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Courtesy of Horizon Pharma

U.S. headquarters: Lake Forest, Illinois
Industry vertical: Pharmaceuticals
Number of U.S. employees: 900
Total worldwide revenue: $1,056,000,000

Employees say:

“I really think people embody the ‘For us, it’s personal’ mantra here. Everyone really feels connected to their work and the good they do. I also experience a very open environment that encourages new ideas and new ways to get things done.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

4. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

U.S. headquarters: Tarrytown, New York
Industry vertical: Biotechnology
Number of U.S. employees: 6,291
Total worldwide revenue: $5,900,000,000

Employees say:

“The organization gives you tools to do your job to the best of your ability. Employees are trusted to get the job done. Great sense of teamwork and friendship throughout the company.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

5. Genentech

Genentech-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Genentech

U.S. headquarters: South San Francisco, California
Industry vertical: Biotechnology
Number of U.S. employees: 14,279
Total worldwide revenue: $20,812,000,000

Employees say:

“The company doesn’t focus so much on your educational background as your abilities and your drive to improve yourself and learn. People genuinely care about your professional and personal development.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

6. Novo Nordisk Inc.

Novo Nordisk-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Novo Nordisk

U.S. headquarters: Plainsboro, New Jersey
Number of U.S. employees: 4,526
Total worldwide revenue: $17,871,000,000

Employees say:

“We make insulin. This saves people’s lives! I also love the fact that we hire employees of all ages. There are full-time employees who are hired here in their 60s!”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

7. Tec Laboratories, Inc.

Tec Laboratories-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Tec Laboratories

U.S. headquarters: Albany, Oregon
Number of U.S. employees: Confidential
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“The CEO encourages everyone to think like a CEO. I am able to use my skills and interests to improve processes. Everyone treats each other like family.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

8. Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Takeda Pharmaceuticals-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Takeda Pharmaceuticals

U.S. headquarters: Deerfield, Illinois
Industry vertical: Pharmaceuticals
Number of U.S. employees: 4,870
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“The opportunity to take advantage of opportunities with the support of management. The ability to have management support you, when you’re doing well, or when you make a mistake!”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

9. Merck

Merck-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Merck

U.S. headquarters: Kenilworth, New Jersey
Industry vertical: Pharmaceuticals
Number of U.S. employees: 22,972
Total worldwide revenue: $40,122,000,000

Employees say:

“The company fosters a culture of collaboration and encourages both professional and personal growth, and provides ample opportunity for both.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.

10. Second Genome

Second Genome-Best Workplaces Healthcare 2019
Courtesy of Second Genome

U.S. headquarters: South San Francisco, California
Number of U.S. employees: 57
Total worldwide revenue: Confidential

Employees say:

“Great and friendly environment. Unique openness and flexibility to new ideas and ways of working to reach goals. Also, the company is willing to take the advice from employees and make it company policy.”

Read Great Place to Work review here.