Forbes analysts then split the top employers into two groups: midsize (300) and large (500).
Costco, which has remained among the top three large employers in America for three years, topped this year’s ranking, followed by Google.
Popular Georgia companies on the list included Emory University (No. 105), Delta Air Lines (No. 145) and Coca-Cola (No. 362).
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For midsize companies, Lush, a retail cosmetics and personal care products company, earned top honors.
Georgia’s Chick-fil-A (No. 257) and MARTA (No. 255) were among the top midsize employers.
Here are all the Georgia companies recognized in Forbes’ America’s Best Employers 2017 list:
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