Gallo in top 100 of 'Best Places to Work' for 2018


Facebook dominated, taking top place in the tech industry award as the best place to work in Seattle, and in the country, up from the company's No. 2 spot a year ago.

While Facebook took the overall #1 spot in Glassdoor's 100 Best Places to Work in 2018 list, Delta was the top travel company and top airline, at #17. The average rating of the 700,000 companies reviewed on Glassdoor is 3.3.

Workers looking to make a job change in the year ahead would do well to consider a gig with one of these companies. Last year, it ranked at No. 36, with a rating that was actually slightly lower, at 4.2.

Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants was the highest-ranked hotel company on the list, at #37.

Some other Seattle companies that made the list include Starbucks (96th), Space X (50th), Zillow (57th), REI (61st), and Microsoft (39th), among others.

Winners, Glassdoor says, are decided using a proprietary algorithm based on anonymous employee reviews that are provided voluntarily through Glassdoor's site.

Glassdoor also produces a list of the best-rated small- and medium-size workplaces, as well as rankings in four other countries: Canada, Britain, France and Germany. "Employers where employees love to work continue to prove that they have a recruiting and business performance advantage".

Ultimate Software, based in Miami, made the list for the first time.