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The 25 best places to work in New York City, according to local employees

Summary List Placement25. Deloitte Industry: Management consulting firm Employee's quote about the company: "Everybody is happy and positive. We also keep drama out of the workplace." 24. PwC Industry: Consulting Employee's quote about the company: "Everyone is supportive of eachother and promotes flexibility around everyone's personal lives." 23. Gympass Industry: Health and wellness Employee's quote about the company:...

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25. Deloitte

Industry: Management consulting firm

Employee’s quote about the company: “Everybody is happy and positive. We also keep drama out of the workplace.”

24. PwC

Industry: Consulting

Employee’s quote about the company: “Everyone is supportive of eachother and promotes flexibility around everyone’s personal lives.”

23. Gympass

Industry: Health and wellness

Employee’s quote about the company: “Everyone is so friendly and hardworking, it’s so motivating to be around. Everyone wants to contribute to Gympass’ success and it feels like a family.”

22. Johnson & Johnson

Industry: Biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and consumer goods

Employee’s quote about the company: “It is a fun, dynamic team that works together to get the job done fast and with the highest quality possible.”

21. GE Power

Industry: Energy management

Employee’s quote about the company: “I think the best about GE’s culture is the accountability that the people show on reaching their objectives. The motivation to achieve results is fantastic.”

20. Elsevier

Industry: Content publishing

Employee’s quote about the company: “I love working for Elsevier. The camaraderie, the social events; this is like a second family to me.”

19. Systemax

Industry: Ecommerce

Employee’s quote about the company: “They want your thoughts, and often times ideas from employees are set into action by management. It really feels like we are all on the same page.”

18. Genesis10

Industry: Information technology and services

Employee’s quote about the company: “I very much enjoy working at [Genesis10]. I find that our culture is an accepting one and one that allows individuals to prosper.”

17. Conduent

Industry: Business development and security

Employee’s quote about the company: “Doing the right thing for the clients and employees is a heartfelt objective.”

16. Greenhouse Software

Industry: Recruiting software

Employee’s quote about the company: “In my [five] plus years I have seen high times and low times, and each bump in the road we have always pulled together and delivered a better experience and result on the other side.”

15. The Knot Worldwide

Industry: Wedding and event management

Employee’s quote about the company: “I love the dynamic nature of a high-growth company like [The Knot Worldwide]. That adrenaline buzz is hard to match at a steady-state company.”

14. Quartet Health

Industry: Healthcare technology

Employee’s quote about the company: “From ERGs to weekly meditation breaks, the company goes out of its way to provide reasons for the employees to interact and take time away from their desks, helping keep us centered and grounded as we do the work.”

13. Beiersdorf North America

Industry: Consumer goods

Employee’s quote about the company: “I love working at Beiersdorf. I have always used their products and it means a lot to me when I can personally recommend not only the products but also the company.”

12. Newsela

Industry: E-learning

Employee’s quote about the company: “The best place I’ve ever worked! It’s fast paced and there are daily challenges, but I feel supported and I love the people I work with.”

11. Prove

Industry: Cybersecurity and identity management

Employee’s quote about the company: “In these tough times, the company has put the health and wellness of their employees at the top of their priority list. I cannot praise them enough for being so kind.”

10. Namely

Industry: HR software

Employee’s quote about the company: “Namely consistently makes an effort to prove that they care about the employee experience.”

9. LexisNexis Legal & Professional

Industry: Legal information and analytics

Employee’s quote about the company: “Being able to feel trusted in your role to get your job done, but also feel confident to take time for yourself when something in your home life comes up is truly empowering.”

8. UiPath

Industry: AI software

Employee’s quote about the company: “During the pandemic, the company took the virus seriously from the start which was great. They treat us like humans, not like replaceable parts. People are also really kind across departments.”

7. IBM

Industry: Computer enterprise software

Employee’s quote about the company: “There are always opportunities to learn, whether a new tool, a concept, industry knowledge, etc., and the appreciation we are shown as employees is stellar.”

6. Phaidon International

Industry: Staffing and recruiting

Employee’s quote about the company: “Everyone is brought into the vision to be the best and do the best job possible. We are all pulling on the same side of the rope towards a common goal.”

5. Squarespace

Industry: Web design and hosting software

Employee’s quote about the company: “Genuinely a collaborative culture. Employees want to see one another succeed. And leaders want to see their team members succeed and progress.”

4. Verizon

Industry: Communication technology

Employee’s quote about the company: “The most positive thing is the fact that the company really believes that change energizes us.”

3. Google

Industry: Internet cloud computing

Employee’s quote about the company: “The focus is on keeping everyone happy and healthy so they do great work.”

2. ADP

Industry: HR management software

Employee’s quote about the company: “As the times and the world around us change, so does our company. We tend to do things because they are right, not because it’s always been done that way.”

1. Peloton

Industry: Health, wellness, and fitness

Employee’s quote about the company: “We work in a cool, culturally relevant industry and make the best product in that space.”

Here is the full list for New York City:

Method and data source:

The latest Comparably award category looks at the highest-rated companies in various US cities, including New York City. 

To rank the best companies in this metro area, Comparably used anonymous employee ratings from people who work in the greater New York City area. These ratings were collected from March 22, 2020 to March 22, 2021. The various questions asked on the site to employees were about compensation, perks and benefits, and leadership, among other questions about workplace culture.

Peloton ranked at the top of the New York City list, and also was No. 3 in this year’s list of large companies with the best outlook. Based on Comparably’s website, the fitness company has a 4.9 out of 5.0 company culture score.

Employee quotes and industry categories mentioned above are from Comparably and provided to Insider. This ranking can also be found on Comparably here as well as all of the city rankings.

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