Forbes Magazine has released their annual list of 'America's Best Employers,' and a handful of Minnesota based organizations have made the 2018 list.

The Top Five

  1. Michelin Group (Greenville, South Carolina) <-- Yep, it's the tire company.
  2. Trader Joe's (Monrovia, California)
  3. Google (Mountain View, California)
  4. Principal Financial Group (Des Moines, Iowa)
  5. Costco Wholesale (Issaquah, Iowa) <-- Coming soon to St. Cloud!

The Best of Minnesota

  • Mayo Clinic (#14) Rochester, MN
  • General Mills (#51) Minneapolis, MN
  • 3M (#125) St. Paul, MN
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (#135), Minneapolis, MN
  • Land 'O Lakes (#143) Arden Hills, MN
  • Medtronic (#222) Minneapolis, MN
  • Xcel Energy (#271) Minneapolis, MN
  • Cargill (#303) Minneapolis, MN
  • State of Minnesota (#318) St. Paul, MN
  • Polaris Industries (#453) Minneapolis, MN
  • Carlson (#497) Hopkins, MN

Other Top-500 Notables

  • Southwest Airlines (#13)
  • Facebook (#31)
  • Apple (#54)
  • Kwik Trip (#68)
  • Scheels (#90)
  • Delta Airlines (#155)
  • Starbucks (#179)

You can see the full list of Forbes 2018 Top-500 of 'America's Best Employers' HERE.

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