Best Places to Work: By The Numbers

Breaking down where the best companies are located, whether or not you can bring dogs with you, and how many of them have kegerators. (Hint: a lot.)

(James Olstein)

What exactly makes a company one of the best places in the country to spend your working hours? If the stats we assembled here are any indication, the secret lies in letting Fido sleep under your desk, having plenty of games, and having offices that are close to plenty of adventure. 


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61: Companies on the list with fewer than 50 employees.

6: Number with more than 250 employees.

39: Companies located in Colorado, the state with the most employers on our list. California was the next highest, with 15. 


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24: PR and marketing offices that made our list—more than any other field. Technology was the second-largest industry (22 companies), and retail was the third (8).

57: Companies that offer yoga in the office. Other wellness-related perks include strategically placed pull-up bars, in-office workout spaces, and gym discounts. 


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6: Number of companies in the non-profit sector.

77: Average number of employees at the companies on our list.


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9: Companies that have kegerators in the office. 

26: Number that offer ping-pong, though plenty of others have foosball, cornhole, or other games that help employees blow off steam.


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7: Number of companies in the travel and leisure industry. 

98: Percentage of companies that have a policy aimed at reducing their environmental impact.

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