Are you looking for employment?  We’ve found some of the best employers to work for in Georgia.

The Pandemic Effect

In recent months, there was the “Great Resignation.”  Many people were leaving their work environments. The reasons behind leaving varied. However the pandemic changed corporate America.

Some enjoyed more flexibility and working from home, while others faced unrealistic expectations from their employers.  And for employers, finding reliable and hardworking employees proved to be difficult.

Survey of Employers

Forbes partnered with Statista to compile their annual list of America’s Best Employers By State.  Therefore, we gathered some information for you on Georgia.

The results of this are based on a survey conducted between October 2020 and June 2021.  Around 80,000 Americans were surveyed.  They work for companies of at least 500 employees.

One Augusta-based company made the list.  Augusta University came in at number 79 out of 100. And they employ 6,500 people.  A few other educational organizations are also on the list.  See the full list HERE.

Other big names that you’ll recognize include:

  • Coca-Coca (98)
  • Comcast (91)
  • Target (83)
  • Kroger (80)
  • International Paper (67)
  • Starbucks (61)
  • Chick-fil-A (55)

Looking for remote work? Check out this list.

But here are the Top 25 Best Employers to Work For in Georgia:

  • 25. U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

    Employees: 383,040

    Headquarters: Washington, D.C.

    CEO: Denis J. McDonough

    Industry: Government Services

  • 24. Bank of America

    Employees: 174,660

    Headquarters: Charlotte, NC

    CEO: Brian Moynihan

    Industry: Banking and Financial Services

  • 23. Emory Healthcare

    Employees: 24,000

    Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

    CEO: Jonathan S. Lewin

    Industry: Healthcare and Social

  • 22. Cobb County School District

    Employees: 18,000

    Headquarters: Marietta, GA

    CEO: Chris Ragsdale

    Industry: Education

  • 21. University of Georgia

    Employees: 10,856

    Headquarters: Athens, GA

    CEO: Jere W. Morehead

    Industry: Education

  • 20. United Parcel Service (UPS)

    Employees: 495,000

    Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

    CEO: Carol B. Tomé

    Industry: Transportation and Logistics

  • 19. General Motors (GM)

    Employees: 164,000

    Headquarters: Detroit, MI

    CEO: Mary T. Barra

    Industry: Automotive

  • 18. Home Depot

    Employees: 400,000

    Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

    CEO: Craig Menear

    Industry: Retail and Wholesale

  • 17. Booz Allen Hamilton

    Employees: 27,600

    Headquarters: McLean, VA

    CEO: Horacio Rozanski

    Industry: Professional Services

  • 16. Marriott International

    Employees: 98,000

    Headquarters: Bethesda, MD

    CEO: Anthony Capuano

    Industry: Travel and Leisure

  • 15. Apple

    Employees: 147,000

    Headquarters: Cupertino, CA

    CEO: Tim Cook

    Industry: Technology Hardware and Equipment

  • 14. JPMorgan Chase

    Employees: 153,210

    Headquarters: New York, NY

    CEO: Jamie Dimon

    Industry: Banking and Financial Services

  • 13. Mercer University

    Employees: 1,892

    Headquarters: Macon, GA

    CEO: William Underwood

    Industry: Education

  • 12. Northeast Georgia Health System

    Employees: Not listed

    Headquarters: Gainesville, GA

    CEO: Carol H. Burrell

    Industry: Healthcare and Social

  • 11. Shaw Industries

    Employees: 20,000

    Headquarters: Dalton, GA

    CEO: Tim Baucom

    Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing

  • 10. Cisco Systems

    Employees: 25,800

    Headquarters: San Jose, CA

    CEO: Chuck Robbins

    Industry: IT, Internet, Software and Services

  • 9. Southwest Airlines

    Employees: 56,500

    Headquarters: Dallas, TX

    CEO: Gary C. Kelly

    Industry: Transportation and Logistics

  • 8. Lockheed Martin

    Employees: 106,020

    Headquarters: Bethesda, MD

    CEO: James D. Taiclet

    Industry: Aerospace and Defense

  • 7. Emory University

    Employees: 14,349

    Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

    CEO: Gregory L. Fenves

    Industry: Education

  • 6. Southern Company

    Employees: 27,700

    Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

    CEO: Tom Fanning

    Industry: Utilities

  • 5. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

    Employees: 11,500

    Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

    CEO: Donna W. Hyland

    Industry: Healthcare and Social

  • 4. Hilton

    Employees: 55,500

    Headquarters: McLean, VA

    CEO: Christopher J. Nassetta

    Industry: Travel and Leisure

  • 3. Google

    Employees: 135, 301

    Headquarters: Mountain View, CA

    CEO: Sundar Pichai

    Industry: IT, Internet, Software and Services

  • 2. Delta Air Lines

    Employees: 72,000

    Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

    CEO: Ed Bastain

    Industry: Transportation and Logistics

  • 1. Microsoft

    Employees: 96,000

    Headquarters: Redmond, WA

    CEO: Satya Nadella

    Industry: IT, Internet, Software and Services

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