The backbone of any strong company is its employees. But the employer still plays a pivotal role in creating a work environment that employees will want to work in.

With a variety of industries and sectors to consider, which company ranks as America’s best employer? Forbes worked with research firm Statista to compile its recently released 2017 list, based on surveys of more than 30,000 U.S. workers. On a scale of 0 to 10, Statista asked how likely they were to recommend their organization to friends or family. Those results were the most important factor in determining a company’s ranking on the list, Forbes said. Statista then asked employees to recommend other companies outside of their own. Those ratings also informed the ranking, but to a lesser degree.

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