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2006 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon — Top 50 Large Companies

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This year's list of Best companies with 250 or more employees worldwide

Rank 2006 Rank 2005 Company/Organization
Industry
City
Website
Benefits, attraction
and retention
Work
env.
Dec- ision making
and trust
Perf.
mgmt.
Career dev.
and learn- ing
Emp- loyer survey
of benefits
TOTAL

1 2 U.S. Cellular
Wireless communication services
Medford
uscellular.com
90 93.2 94 91.5 91.8 70.1 530.6

2 29 The Personnel Department
Employment services
Portland
goodstaff.com
82.9 91 91.9 92.6 89.5 67.2 515.1

3 1 Edge Wireless LLC
Wireless communication services
Bend
edgewireless.com
84.7 89.6 88.5 83.3 83.6 73.9 503.6

4 8 Barco Medical Imaging Systems
Graphic board design
Beaverton
barco.com
79.5 89.6 86.3 80.4 88.6 70.1 494.5

5 22 Carr Auto Group
Automotive sales
Beaverton
carrauto.com
80.8 88.2 87.5 81 82.8 73.1 493.4

6 36 Equity Office
Commercial real estate
Portland
equityoffice.com
80.7 87.4 88.7 74.6 82.8 77.6 491.8

7 NR Walsh Construction Co.
Commercial/residential construction
Portland
walshconstructionco.com
84.5 86.6 83.7 74.8 80.4 77.6 487.6

8 6 David Evans and Associates
Engineering/architectural consulting
Portland
deainc.com
80 88.2 85.9 72.9 76.1 77.6 480.7

9 7 Umpqua Bank
Banking and financial services
Roseburg
umpquabank.com
78.3 88 86.3 79.1 80.6 67.9 480.2

10 NR T-Mobile USA
Wireless communication services
Salem
t-mobile.com
83.1 78 78.2 80.4 76.7 83.6 480

11 16 Sprint LCS/Medford Solutions
Inbound and outbound call center
Medford
sprint.com/local
81.3 85.1 79.8 82.4 79.3 71.6 479.5

12 NR Autodesk
Software design/services
Tualatin
autodesk.com
80 85.9 78.1 75.7 73.5 85.1 478.3

13 43 Ron Tonkin Family/Dealerships
Automotive sales and service
Portland
tonkin.com
78.5 85.7 82.4 74.7 77.8 78.4 477.5

14 5 Cintas Corporation
Uniform and facility supplies
Portland
cintas.com
78.7 83.7 85.6 79.7 80.9 68.7 477.3

15 15 Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Legal services
Portland
schwabe.com
78.6 84.6 81.1 73.9 78.3 79.9 476.4

16 51 The Randall Group
Real estate investment
Portland
randallgroup.com
76.4 84.6 85.8 81.7 78.6 67.9 475

17 18 Bank of the Cascades
Banking and financial services
Bend
botc.com
76.9 82.8 83.1 74.7 77.8 78.4 473.7

18 44 Oregon Comm. Credit Union
Banking and financial services
Eugene
oregoncommunitycu.org
80.9 85.8 81.3 74.6 76.4 74.6 473.6

19 60 WRG Design
Land development and engineering
Portland
wrgdesign.com
80.8 84.4 78.8 77.2 75.2 76.9 473.3

20 23 Comcast
Cable TV, Internet and telecom svcs.
Portland
comcast.com
76.9 83.6 81.1 75.3 74.6 81.3 472.8

21 30 West Coast Bancorp
Banking and financial services
Lake Oswego
wcb.com
75.1 83.8 84.4 78.7 75.6 74.6 472.2

22 39 Kelly Services
Employment services
Portland
kellyservices.com
74.7 85.8 86.6 73.2 78.3 71.6 470.2

23 26 HSBC Card Services
Banking and financial services
Tigard
hsbc.com
76.8 79.2 79 78.6 76.4 79.1 469.1

24 NR Edelman
Public relations and marketing
Portland
edelman.com
69.1 85.5 83.3 74.4 76.1 80.6 469

25 NR The Paradies Shops
Airport retail sales
Portland
theparadiesshops.com
73.1 81.1 84.8 78.1 77.3 73.9 468.3

26 3 Avista Utilities
Natural gas distribution and services
Medford
avistautilities.com
78.2 84.6 80.6 72.5 72.2 77.6 465.7

27 11 R&H Construction
Commercial construction
Portland
rhconst.com
78.7 81.1 80.4 71.5 77.2 75.4 464.3

28 21 Nike
Footwear/apparel design and marketing
Beaverton
nike.com
75.8 82 77.1 66.3 66.9 95.5 463.6

29 25 Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
Legal services
Portland
bullivant.com
77 84.6 80 69 75.3 77.6 463.5

30 24 Oregon Medical Laboratories
Clinical reference laboratory services
Eugene
omlabs.com
78.5 83 79.6 73.1 75.3 71.6 461.1

31 14 Wells Fargo Bank
Banking and financial services
Portland
wellsfargo.com
72 81.5 81.8 78.7 77.2 67.9 459.1

32 NR Kaiser Permanente NW
Health care organization
Portland
kaiserpermanente.org
80.7 82 78.5 67.1 72.3 78.4 459

33 NR Symantec Corporation
Software design and services
Springfield
symantec.com
76.5 82.5 76 70.6 73.5 79.1 458.2

34 NR Stimson Lumber Company
Forest products manufacturing
Portland
stimsonlumber.com
82.8 81.1 82.4 73.1 75.1 63.4 457.9

35 57 Lime Financial Services Ltd.
Mortgage lending
Lake Oswego
limefinancial.com
69.5 86.9 84 76.2 75.4 65.7 457.7

36 42 SYSCO Food Svcs. of Portland
Food products distribution
Wilsonville
syscoportland.com
77.1 78.2 81 75.2 74.4 70.9 456.8

37 72 Henningsen Cold Storage Co.
Refrigerated warehousing and transp.
Hillsboro
henningsen.com
77.3 80.1 79.5 70 76.1 73.1 456.1

38 NR Wieden+Kennedy
Advertising
Portland
wk.com
77.6 84.5 80.2 67.1 67.9 78.4 455.7

39 13 Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Commercial and personal insurance
Portland
heffgroup.com
74.9 85.5 80.7 70.8 76.6 66.4 454.9

40 NR KeyBank, Oregon/SW Wash.
Banking and financial services
Portland
key.com
71.4 81.3 79.6 74.5 71.5 75.4 453.7

41 34 Providence Health System, Ore.
Health care system
Portland
providence.org/oregon
75.5 81.2 76.4 65.9 70.4 82.8 452.2

42 10 Perkins Coie LLP
International legal services
Portland
perkinscoie.com
77.8 78.7 75.4 71.2 70.8 76.1 450

43 12 Parametrix
Engineering and environmental sciences
Portland
parametrix.com
74.8 82.2 79.3 68.9 67.3 76.1 448.6

44 35 Andersen Construction Co.
Commercial construction
Portland
andersen-const.com
78.8 82.9 82.6 69.6 71.7 62.7 448.3

45 56 Harland Financial Solutions
Financial software
Portland
harlandfinancialsolutions.com
72.7 78.4 75.7 65 71.3 79.9 443

46 9 The Stoller Group
Employment services
Tualatin
expresspersonnel.com
65.9 79.3 79.3 68.8 74.9 74.6 442.8

47 36 PremierWest Bank
Banking and financial services
Medford
premierwestbank.com
67.3 80.2 81.7 71.6 70 69.4 440.2

48 48 Columbia River Bank
Banking and financial services
The Dalles
columbiariverbank.com
65.9 78.4 77.8 68.7 68 80.6 439.4

49 NR First American Title Ins. of Ore.
Title insurance
Portland
firstam.com
73 81 80.2 68.4 71.4 64.9 438.9

50 NR Portland Impact
Nonprofit anti-poverty services
Portland
portlandimpact.org
68.1 84.5 84.1 65.3 66.1 69.4 437.5

NR = Not ranked in 2005


Links:

  • Introduction to 2006 list
  • 2006 Best Small Companies
  • Methodology
  • 2006 category winners
  • 2006 alphabetical company index

 

 

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