Washington companies on Fortune’s ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list

WASHINGTON — Fortune’s 2018 100 “Best Companies to Work For” list includes five companies with headquarters in the D.C. region.

The list, compiled each year based on millions of employee surveys, and Fortune’s own audit of each company’s benefits and people programs, is now in its 20th year.

It measures companies on values, innovation, financial growth, leadership effectiveness, maximizing human potential and trust.

San Francisco-based Salesforce leads this year’s list. Fortune cites the company’s commitment to philanthropy and its globally cohesive culture.

The companies with headquarters in the D.C. area that made this year’s list are the following: No. 17 Capital One Financial, No. 33 Hilton Worldwide Holdings, No. 35 Marriott International, No. 42 Navy Federal Credit Union, No. 83 Mars.

Several other companies with a major presence in the Washington region also made the list, including Wegmans Food Markets.

Fortune’s top five on its 2018 list of Best Companies to Work For: No. 1 Salesforce, No. 2 Wegmans Food Markets, No. 3 Ultimate Software, No. 4 The Boston Consulting Group, No. 5 Edward Jones.

Read Fortune’s full list of “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

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