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100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon, 2022 list

Welcome to the 2022 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon, and congratulations to all the nonprofits that made it onto this year’s list.

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1 Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 80 | Score: 597.02

“We are a team of people helping other people through our lived experience,” writes one employee of this mental health nonprofit. “It is clear by speaking with anyone that works for MHAAO that the main objective is peer driven, strengths based and through a peer-focused lens. We're seeing who we can help and how we can help — how we can advocate for our peers and they learn how to advocate for themselves. I believe the staff represents and aligns with the organization's mission and purpose.”

2 Urban League of Portland

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 107 | Score: 592.23

This organization works to achieve equality in education, employment, health, economic security and quality of life for African Americans and others. Employees praised its flexibility, great benefits, mission, co-workers and opportunities for professional development. “This is the first time I have worked for an organization that really sticks to the mission. I appreciate the focus,” one employee writes.

3 The DPI Group

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 66 | Score: 584.09

This organization identifies and creates job opportunities for individuals who have disabilities and other barriers to employment. “The DPI Group still has a very entrepreneurial vibe, despite being 50+ years old,” one employee writes, adding that the organization is willing to experiment with new policies and pivot if they aren’t working. “There is a nimbleness to this organization that is refreshing.”

4 Pathway Enterprises

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 150 | Score: 581.97

Pathway Enterprises is dedicated to ensuring adults with disabilities have opportunities to live, work and recreate in their communities. It offers 100% paid benefits for children, 100% paid insurance to all employees working 30 hours per week or more, and 100% paid medical transport memberships for all employees. Employees praised the camaraderie, including directors’ willingness to work in group homes during staffing shortages. “We all pitch in, even if it is not in our job description.”

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At Pathway Enterprises, Inc. we support individuals who experience disability to have fuller lives in the community. This award is a reflection of the hard work and tenacity of each team member striving to do their best every day.

5 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 65 | Score: 581.85

“I love how diverse the employees are here at RMHC and how supportive everyone is,” writes one employee of this organization, which supports families of children undergoing medical care. “I've never worked in an environment where everyone says ‘Thank you’ constantly and makes you feel very appreciated and valued. It's a great feeling coming to work knowing people genuinely care about you.”

6 Baker Charter Schools

Location: Clackamas
Oregon employees: 176 | Score: 581.80

The majority of staff at this online school are permitted to work from home. They also receive generous paid time off and a $2,000-per-year stipend for professional development. Staff praise the positive work culture and the school’s commitment to teachers and students. “Everyone has a voice. Administration is transparent and I never feel out of the loop. Decisions are made in the best interest of the institution as a whole and our students,” one employee writes.

7 HIV Alliance

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 125 | Score: 578.72

“I truly feel like everyone here cares about the mission and the clients. I love that we all are trying our best and have the wellness of staff and clients in mind at all times. There's great teamwork and connection,” writes one employee of this Eugene-based organization that supports people living with HIV. Employees are eligible for several loan-repayment programs, including the Oregon Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program, the Oregon Provider Loan Repayment Program and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

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HIV Alliance supports individuals living with HIV/AIDS, prevents new infections, engages with our community and educates new generations about HIV. We are very proud of the hard work all our staff, volunteers, and board do to achieve these goals.

8 Self Enhancement

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 150 | Score: 578.40

“The vibe here is one of the best I've ever seen. Management is always uplifting and encouraging us to be the best person we can be. We are even encouraged to speak up if there is a problem,” writes one employee of this youth-services nonprofit. “In our bimonthly meetings, management will get everyone involved by playing games, singing and dancing during parts of the meetings. For me, this is one of the most exciting places to work for.”

9 Rogue Retreat

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 92 | Score: 578.10

“I love that Rogue Retreat is serving about 500 people daily, assisting them in climbing out of homelessness, with shelter and social services,” writes one employee of this homeless-services provider. “People get what they need:  mental health care, medical care, substance abuse help, or help with other issues that are standing in the way of their ability to care for themselves and their families. People are treated with kindness and respect, and often hired to work in the program after they are back on their feet.”

10 Care Partners

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 51 | Score: 577.66

This provider of hospice and palliative care offers a professional development stipend, a weekly educational all-staff meeting, and has orchestrated out-of-state, full-time remote work with key staff members. New hires get sign-on bonuses, and those who recruit others to work fro the company get referral bonuses. The organization has a wellness program designed to recognize and celebrate staff for birthdays and general employee morale.

11 Energy Trust of Oregon

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 113 | Score: 576.37

This nonprofit works with customers and communities to reduce costs and realize additional benefits by saving energy and using renewable resources. “Everyone here is extremely dedicated to our mission of clean energy for everyone,” one employee writes. “There is a strong commitment to continuous improvement — learning from our past mistakes and always striving to do better.”

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At Energy Trust, we help customers reduce costs and realize comfort, climate, and economic benefits by saving energy and using renewable resources. We’re honored to be recognized for our staff commitment to curiosity, listening, and working hard to find solutions.

12 Homes for Good

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 106 | Score: 576.04

“Homes for Good is a leader in terms of compensation and benefits. For example, our retirement contribution is higher than any other employer in the area. Our agency also pays our entire benefits premium for the entire family,” writes one employee of this affordable-housing agency. Health insurance deductibles are also paid by the employer through a health-savings account, and the organization offers a 12% retirement-plan contribution starting at 17.33 hours per month. Homes for Good also offers staff events like yoga, agency-paid lunches and visits from Caesar the No-Drama Llama.

13 Portland State University Foundation

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 56 | Score: 573.03

“I believe that we go to work for a company with a mission that drives us, but we stay based on the people and management. PSUF hires well, trains well and empowers staff to be successful,” writes one employee of this foundation. Staff also praised the benefits package, which includes a 12% employer-paid 401(k), a medical plan with no out-of-pocket costs and 272 hours of PTO, not including holidays: “That’s so much PTO!”

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At the PSU Foundation, we believe that a PSU education can change lives and spark Oregon's bright future. Thank you to our employees, supporters and partners for all you do. You are making a profound difference where it matters most.

14 Centro Cultural de Washington County

Location: Cornelius
Oregon employees: 74 | Score: 572.61

This organization provides a variety of services for Latino communities in Washington County. “This is the first organization in my work tenure where I have felt accepted as I show up...and that says a lot about how happy I am to be a part of an organization, that I can truly show up and not hide my hair, earrings, music, thought, food...my Latinidad,” one employee writes. “I can authentically be me and be understood and honored. I love Centro! It's my second home.”

15 Capital Manor

Location: Salem
Oregon employees: 256 | Score: 572.46

“I have never been so happy at a job as I am as an employee of Capital Manor,” writes one employee at this retirement community. “The attention, consideration, and importance of our residents and employees is paramount to the business. I love working for a non-profit where you see every day the investment made back into the business and constantly working toward making Capital Manor a better place for its residents as well as the employees.”

16 Adelante Mujeres

Location: Forest Grove
Oregon employees: 94 | Score: 566.27

Adelante Mujeres provides holistic education and empowerment opportunities to low-income Latina women and their families, and offers a benefits package that includes 13 holidays; time off for volunteerism; one month to five weeks off for vacation; personal time off; sick time off; one month paid sabbatical; paid jury duty; paid bereavement; paid family leave, and medical, dental and vision insurance benefits paid in full for employees. The organization also offers an offsite co-working space and a robust professional benefits program.

17 Southern Oregon Aspire

Location: Grants Pass
Oregon employees: 130 | Score: 566.16

“I believe we have a common goal to help people live the best life possible,” writes one employee of this disability-services agency. “The administration looks out for staff, working for better wages and working along with staff when the need arises. They are willing to listen and do instead of just listening. They make me feel secure in an insecure world.” Another writes: “When your CEO rolls her sleeves up and works tirelessly side by side with her employees because of staff shortages resulting from COVID-19...it shows she gets it.”

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Southern Oregon Aspire believes all people should be seen for their abilities and should have the opportunity and freedom to choose the life they want to live. Our amazing team works hard to make that a reality for individuals with disabilities.

18 Bridgeway Recovery Services

Location: Salem
Oregon employees: 112 | Score: 563.26

Employees praised this company’s diversity, flexibility and opportunities for training. “I always feel heard,” one employee writes. “We are making a difference in people's lives every single day. All supervisors in this company are absolutely approachable. I feel appreciated. Management is accepting and encourages individuality.” “I like the team spirit of Bridgeway. I appreciate how fellow staff have a passion for what they do and strive to meet both clients and fellow co-workers where they are,” writes another.

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Bridgeway Recovery Services is a new kind of healthcare organization providing addiction recovery, problem gambling treatment, mental health therapy, and primary medical care. Our mission is brought to life by a compassionate and trauma informed care team that truly believes recovery is possible. We are proud to be honored on the 100 Best Nonprofits list in Oregon.

19 Rose Villa

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 170 | Score: 560.94

Staff at this retirement community pay no out-of-pocket medical expenses and have 24/7 access to on-site wellness facilities, including a saline pool. “The entire team has done a tremendous job throughout the pandemic to keep the virus at bay. Every decision that has been made has been with both residents and staff in mind!” one employee writes. “I really appreciate that while everyone is expected to work hard, the management team takes the time to check in with employees on a regular basis to ensure everyone is doing well — both physically and mentally! Working at Rose Villa is not only satisfying, but it's also fun!”

20 Exceed Enterprises

Location: Milwaukie
Oregon employees: 80 | Score: 560.05

This disability-services organization provides “industry-leading benefits” including generous time off and fully paid medical and dental benefits. “[Exceed] is great because if you become familiar with the job at hand, the management supervisors will be overcome with happiness,” one employee writes.

21 Metropolitan Family Service

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 116 | Score: 559.61

“They're working to be equitable and fair with pay, they have so many amazing programs that are all doing vital work in the community, they seem to be making an effort to be inclusive and fair to all groups,” writes one employee of this organization that works to address poverty and inequity.

22 Independent Environments

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 90 | Score: 558.96

“This organization cares for all who work and for all the individuals we support,” says one employee of this disabilities-services provider. “We are allowed to be who we are as employees. Our administration is amazing at showing gratitude and appreciation to everyone who works here. IEI truly strives to help create and maintain happy healthy lives for every single person in its organization.”

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Our mission at Independent Environments, Inc. is to assist people with developmental disabilities to live happy and healthy lives. We are so grateful to be on the 100 Best list, and we couldn’t have done it without our incredible team!

23 Logos Public Charter School

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 88 | Score: 558.40

Teachers at Logos Public Charter School get to design their weekly schedule. “Everyone is kind and helpful. They truly believe in the mission of educating all kids and giving them what they need. I love that we offer more than education in food, technology resources and socialization,” one staff member writes.

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At Logos, we value collaboration, flexibility, and even passionate dialogue to create a positive culture for students and staff. They feel it when they walk in. That culture has helped us grow into the largest non-virtual charter school in Oregon.

24 Community Vision

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 123 | Score: 556.74

“Community Vision Inc. is a great organization because the mission of our team is to make Oregon a place where people with disabilities can live, work and thrive within the community,” one staff member writes. “Each employee is passionate about supporting others to succeed, which is inspiring and motivating. The overall workplace morale is high and encouraged to remain at the highest level so we can better serve supported individuals. Our leaders are focused, goal-oriented, empathetic, compassionate, and collaborative. Our team's communication skills are strong and this helps to create a positive workplace culture.”

25 Camp Fire Columbia

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 104 | Score: 554.93

“Staff are encouraged and empowered to shape the progress of the organization. I feel a sense of ownership in my department's program because I was included in policy decisions,” says one employee of this youth-services nonprofit. “Campfire Columbia has been one of the best organizations I've ever worked for. They realize to attract and keep quality staff, they must strive to offer the best benefits package and environment to work in. The management team is always trying to be transparent and include staff in decisions that affect them,” writes another.

TIE 26 Looking Glass Community Services

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 192 | Score: 552.45

Looking Glass Community Services offers an array of services to homeless youth and families in need of mental health and recovery support. “In my opinion it is one of the most, if not the most, important organization in Lane County. Youth have so little options, and it feels good to know that I am helping a population that needs it the most,” one employee writes. “We have a community-directed goal and exceed it. Our team is constantly striving to be better and never settles. We are inclusive, thoughtful, and take pride in our reputation and can back it up.”

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Looking Glass Community Services is honored to be included among the top 100 best nonprofits list. We greatly value our employees and their dedication to serving our most vulnerable community members each day – this award is representative of their passion.

TIE 26 Family Building Blocks

Location: Salem
Oregon employees: 123 | Score: 552.45

“We are true to our mission in ‘keeping children safe and families together,’” writes one employee of this family-services organization, which offers monthly staff appreciation for employees and holds two annual staff retreats dedicated to collaboration, team-building, training and activities. “There are growth opportunities for all, flexibility, connection to each other and the impact in the community.”

28 Impact NW

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 217 | Score: 552.14

Employees at this social-services organization get four days of self-care leave and unlimited mental health counseling services that are 100% free to employees enrolled in the health plan. Employees also praised the flexibility and dedicated attention to diversity, equity and inclusion. “My team is fantastic. We have made our own little family within Impact. Also the communities that are allowed to be built with different committees for marginalized folks to also find more community.”

29 Oregon Supported Living Program

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 195 | Score: 550.86

“We have amazing people within and working at OSLP, an agency supporting people experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities,” one employee writes. “Every year I think that OSLP is deserving to be recognized for quality services. This year, however, is a year to remember. Many changes have occurred to continue to strive for excellence amidst fatigue from the past years of COVID-19. The staff have done an amazing job with complex challenges.”

30 Meals on Wheels People

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 121 | Score: 550.44

“The mission is incredible, and our organization is flexible, competent, and staff are fantastic. Management is thoughtful, generous, active in problem solving and driven to provide a balanced, safe, comfortable, equitable workplace to thrive in. This is the best workplace I've ever been in, I am so grateful,” writes one employee of Meals on Wheels People, which delivers meals to seniors isolated at home.

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At Meals on Wheels People, we believe the people are the most important part of our mission. We’re proud of being part of the 100 Best Nonprofits in Oregon.

31 Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care

Location: Corvallis
Oregon employees: 51 | Score: 549.81

“At Lumina we are given the time and resources to truly provide great patient care,” one employee writes. “This is very unusual in the medical field, and I treasure the opportunities I have every day to spend time with patients, connect meaningfully with them about their illness and their needs, and then have the time to try to fill as many of their needs as possible. I know that we are improving our patients' and families' experiences of this difficult time in life. It means so much to know that I have been part of such a positive impact in a time of suffering.”

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At Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care, we take pride in going above and beyond as both a trusted healthcare provider and a community resource. Our staff give from the heart, providing clinically-excellent and compassionate end-of-life care.

32 Willamette Family

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 218 | Score: 548.96

Willamette Family provides substance use care, mental health care, and primary care for all individuals and their families. Employees can access up to $1,000 of additional money through a family fund if they need it. “Management actually listens to their employees. Management continually has employees’ backs; they care and listen and will help in any way they can,” one employee writes.

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We provide compassionate, accessible, and effective substance use, mental health, and primary care for all individuals and their families to promote generational healing. Congratulations, Willamette Family!

33 ALSO (Advocates for Life Skills and Opportunity)

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 329 | Score: 546.47

“My organization is great because it is very inclusive as well as always offering help to others whether it be employees or individuals we work with. Everyone always seems happy and eager to work together to maintain success and help everyone around them maintain success. We are rewarded as a group for succeeding with trainings and growth,” writes one employee of this disabilities-services organization.

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Congratulations ALSO Advocates! Thank you for ensuring the full inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their homes, workplace, and community. ALSO Advocates are the backbone of integrative, community-based, and high-quality disability person-centered support services throughout nine Oregon counties.

34 Living Opportunities

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 153 | Score: 546.04

“The pay is great and the management and admin care about not only the people we support but also the workers who work here. Staff is included in a lot of the decision-making,” writes one employee of this organization, which serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “I love going to work each and every day to see all of the wonderful individuals that I support in their daily needs. It gives me so much pride to work side by side with members of the IDD community and watch them develop life skills and grow each and every day!”

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1 Western Energy Institute

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 20 | Score: 630.30

“It really is an incredibly supportive and heartwarming place to work. The inter-generationally diverse staff facilitates this support and sense of family,” writes one worker at this regional association serving public and private electric and gas industry organizations. “Regardless of role, department, etc., every staff member is treated with mutual respect,” says another.

2 Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 619.83

Autonomy for workers, promotional opportunities, work-life balance and excellent health care are among the benefits cited by staffers of this nonprofit, which provides vision and hearing health care statewide. “I’m constantly inspired by the fun, supportive, intelligent and hardworking staff,” says an employee.

3 B’nai B’rith Camp

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 24 | Score: 611.98

“BB Camp strives to have top-notch and innovative programming while placing equal value on giving back to the communities we are located in and serve,” writes an employee of this Jewish summer camp. The organization offers free tuition to its employees sending their children to camp and encourages its workers to attend conferences and trainings at no cost to them.

4 Creative Supports

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 25 | Score: 609.04

Employees of this organization that assists people with intellectual and developmental disabilities praise its “true team mentality.” “The combination of stellar benefits (health care, PTO and retirement), a comfortable nondivisive workplace and meaningful work ensures that I will have no interest in leaving,” says a staffer. “I really enjoy the laughter in the hallways,” writes another.

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Creative Supports partners with people who experience Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to live in their own communities striving to live the life they want.

5 Dougy Center: The National Grief Center for Children & Families

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 607.67

The list of benefits at this nonprofit that supports grieving children and families is impressive: unlimited vacation, virtual medical and mental health support, a dog-friendly office, licensure financial assistance, 15 days of flexible bereavement leave, mileage reimbursement for alternative transportation, "disconnect" days throughout the year offering staff paid time off to focus on self-care and more. “I can connect my daily work to supporting our mission and that fuels my ethics and motivation,” says a worker.

6 Youth 71Five Ministries

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 602.94

“We reach out to the youth in the community and give them trusting adults they can have in their lives,” writes a staffer at this Christian nonprofit for at-risk youth. Employees praise its nontoxic work environment, supportive staff and trainings throughout the year. “Management is excellent in all important areas, including being flexible with staff needs,” says one. “The culture is centered around building trusting relationships,” says another.

7 Earth Advantage

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 27 | Score: 601.71

“Earth Advantage is dedicated to ensuring that affordable housing is healthy, sustainable and durable, and offers no-cost green home certifications to affordable-housing providers for their single-family housing projects,” writes an employee. The nonprofit "hires passionate employees and continuously encourages and fosters personal growth and learning,” says another, noting the organization’s high retention rates and commitment to a positive work-life balance. “Company staff are dedicated, smart and actually care about the planet and all humans that occupy and share it with us.”

8 Children’s Center

Location: Oregon City
Oregon employees: 25 | Score: 599.89

This nonprofit works with the community to end child abuse and neglect through research-backed practices. “We do hard work, and everyone here genuinely cares for one another,” writes an employee. A dizzying array of perks offering support includes back-patio happy hours, a healing garden, monthly themed birthday celebrations, gratitude awards and a community care day — an organized half-day that focuses on all staff members’ well-being and self-care.

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Children’s Center provides assessment and treatment when there are concerns of child abuse/neglect and offers prevention training to our community.  We honor our staff’s significant contribution to the work we do and are proud to make the 100 Best list.

9 Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 599.09

“The mission to elevate equity and social justice and develop leadership and community within the Asian Pacific Islander community is immensely needed,” writes an APANO employee. “I love the opportunity to grow and evolve as a person and in my career development," says another. “I am confident that my organization will support me … The director team is always actively working on improving work culture and is very thoughtful and intentional in next steps.”

10 Blanchet House & Farm

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 24 | Score: 597.44

“The compassion and dignity that is shown toward everyone who comes to or walks through the doors is unlike anywhere else I've experienced,” says a staffer at this social-services organization that offers food, clothing and residential recovery programs in Portland’s Old Town and rural Yamhill County. Employees enjoy flex and hybrid remote/on-site work arrangements; free meals, beverages and a fitness room on-site; a cell phone stipend and mileage reimbursement; and a free membership at Portland’s Lan Su Garden.

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At Blanchet House and Blanchet Farm, we make a difference, one relationship at a time, through food, clothing, and shelter programs. Our compassionate staff serves everyone without judgment because they believe we all deserve dignity, hope, and community.

11 Inclusion

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 25 | Score: 596.03

This support-services brokerage serving adults with developmental disabilities offers its employees "unlimited" PTO every year for vacation plus 80 hours of sick time, as well as 100%-company-paid health and dental coverage (including vision, mental, and alternative care) for both staffers and their dependents. Says an employee: “Between the healthy work environment and awesome benefits, it's hard to choose just one thing — or even a few things! Inclusion continues to strive to do better.”

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Thank you to all of our dedicated employees and community partners for helping make Inclusion Inc one of the best places to work in Oregon!

12 Growing Gardens

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 27 | Score: 594.31

This nonprofit offers statewide programming to help grow food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities with the ultimate goal of cultivating healthy, equitable communities. “Opportunities to get involved in leadership and decision-making are always inclusive to the whole organization,” writes a staffer. “We don't just give lip service to social equity,” says another. “It is a central factor in every decision we make. We take trainings, read books, attend workshops, hold open discussions, hire a diverse staff, and align with diverse partners. We lead by example.”

13 Klamath Hospice and Palliative Care

Location: Klamath Falls
Oregon employees: 32 | Score: 591.63

“The time off, flexibility, compassion of management and lack of office politics are amazing,” says an employee of this end-of-life health care provider. Other benefits include staff and volunteer get-togethers and team-building activities; a full kitchen and gathering area for staff to cook for one another; a "kudos" board for recognizing good deeds; a park-like setting with walking paths and a water feature; and a quiet room with a massage chair.

14 Crater Lake Academy

Location: Eagle Point
Oregon employees: 31 | Score: 590.70

“CLA makes the extra effort to bring staffing at all levels into the vision and mission of the organization. The organization is people-centered and continues to provide an atmosphere that promotes personal wellness and growth while meeting the many demands of our institution,” says an employee of this K-12 charter school. “Staff feel like a family, very supportive of the children/families we serve,” writes another.

15 MountainStar Family Relief Nursery

Location: Bend
Oregon employees: 32 | Score: 590.39

This nonprofit, which provides services to help prevent child abuse and neglect among Central Oregon families, offers its staffers flexible schedules, remote and hybrid work opportunities, paid development training, a cell phone stipend and up to $250 reimbursement for wellness opportunities. “I enjoy doing work that is making the world a better place — especially for children,” says an employee. “I also really like my co-workers and our work culture.”

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MountainStar Family Relief Nursery’s mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect through therapeutic services that help vulnerable children and families succeed. Our employees are integral to our success; it is an honor to be on the 100 Best list.

16 Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 588.06

This nonprofit “serves members of diverse, multicultural, underserved communities; helps them to start up and to run their small businesses,” writes an employee, “and these owners are building our community as well.” Another staffer says the organization has great leadership and is well funded, with “a good reputation in the communities they serve, room for growth and promotion, better average pay than most nonprofits,” and offered remote work during the pandemic.

17 Hearts With a Mission

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 41 | Score: 584.95

This faith-based nonprofit provides services to at-risk youth and families in need. “Our staff really is a team!” exults an employee. “I think I speak for everyone at Hearts With a Mission when I say that this is an amazing place that is dedicated to making a positive difference among the youth we get to work with. I love my job!”

18 Sponsors

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 47 | Score: 584.81

“Sponsors Inc. does a wonderful job at helping previously incarcerated people get into housing, employment and get their life back on the right track,” writes one worker. The organization provides excellent health/dental/vision/EAP plans to its employees and their dependents at no cost and, according to another employee, “continues to deliver crucial, trauma-informed services with compassion and sincerity. Residents are treated with dignity and respect.”

19 Forth

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 32 | Score: 584.32

“Supporting social and economic equity is baked into our programs as we strive to electrify transportation,” says an employee of this nonprofit promoting accessibility to clean mobility systems.  “We also have great benefits that support our health and our families' health at no cost to us, and a generous professional development budget,” says another.  “Then there is the way people treat each other — with respect, kindness and genuine care.”

20 Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 20 | Score: 583.13

“Building homes for individuals and families who are struggling to get by is incredibly satisfying and world-changing!” writes one worker. According to another, the affordable-housing provider also offers “wonderful, caring people to work with” as well as “flexibility to take care of personal needs.” Paid health care and workplace flexibility during the pandemic also were touted by staffers.

21 Ashland Supportive Housing and Community Outreach

Location: Ashland
Oregon employees: 29 | Score: 581.18

This nonprofit supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is described by an employee as personable, flexible, supportive and solution oriented. “Each of us contributes to the mission every day in our own ways,” says another. “Some of us are great advocates, some of us are great activity planners, some of us are great cleaners and cooks. Each of us contribute our best skills and really care about the work we do.”

22 Community Energy Project

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 578.43

Staff here really get behind their workplace’s mission statement: Everyone deserves a safe, healthy and efficient home, regardless of income. Says one, “I am grateful to work in a field where I genuinely feel like I have a purpose, am working toward a noble goal and am excited to go to work every day.” Another worker says, “I love the flexibility of scheduling, good vacation/sick time [and] acknowledgement for mental health needs.”

23 Coastal Home Health & Hospice

Location: Brookings
Oregon employees: 38 | Score: 578.14

“We make a normally very difficult time in lives a lot more comfortable,” says one staffer of this hospice and home health care provider. “Our nurses, therapists, aids, social workers all do the very best to engage our patients and their families in order to promote the best possible outcomes,” says another. “I am so proud to work for Coastal Home Health and Hospice!”

24 New Buildings Institute

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 20 | Score: 574.96

“Everyone at the organization has a strong adherence to our mission above all else. I think this has made us a national force for good, even given our small size,” says an employee of this green-building advocacy group. NBI offers remote work, flexible holidays, paid professional development opportunities, professional dues reimbursement and paid parental leave.

25 Greenhill Humane Society

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 48 | Score: 573.36

This nonprofit provides care and shelter for animals, support and resources for people, and education to promote the humane treatment of animals. “Our organization is very inclusive and is filled with amazing people,” says one worker. “We all work together to help animals and the people who love them. We thrive on compassion and love to help those in need,” says another. Employees enjoy discounted pet wellness care including veterinary care and discounts on food and supplies.

26 Clackamas Women’s Services

Location: Oregon City
Oregon employees: 47 | Score: 572.31

“CWS is an organization that works hard to listen to and respond to service recipients and staff needs,” says an employee at this nonprofit that works with survivors of domestic and sexual violence. “I like that the agency provides a spectrum of services from prevention to long-term support, and that we are always growing and stretching to meet the needs,” says another. “I really appreciate all of the DEI work that is happening at CWS over the last two years,” comments a third.

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27 Bethlehem Inn

Location: Bend
Oregon employees: 42 | Score: 569.22

“It's an amazing port in the storm in these uncertain times of employment and stability,” says a worker at this homeless shelter. “The empathy employed in projects and programs is a huge boon to Oregon.” The nonprofit offers an employee-assistance program at no cost and gives a $25 Amazon gift card to each staffer for both their birthday and date of hire, and all employees receive training.

28 Cascades Academy

Location: Bend
Oregon employees: 47 | Score: 568.37

Regular social meetups, wellness check-ins and lunch three days per week are among the benefits enjoyed by employees of this private nonprofit school. “Every one of my colleagues is committed to making school an engaging, collaborative and safe space for our students to grow,” says a staffer. “Leadership is transparent,” comments another. “Walks their talk. Always making student-centered decisions.”

29 Eugene Mission

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 45 | Score: 566.61

A worker at this faith-based nonprofit says “We strive to get the homeless people back functioning into society. This is done by teaching people new life skills and getting them back into the workplace.” Another praises the shelter’s “mission of helping our neighbors to find a path off the streets, away from addiction and help guide their plan to become the best version of themselves.” Employees also note the benefit packages, continuing-training programs, and mutual support among staff and leadership.

30 Columbia River PUD

Location: St. Helens
Oregon employees: 46 | Score: 566.38

The “board really cares about both employees and rate payers” at this nonprofit, community-owned utility. “Same for managers and employees.” Leadership there is described as competent, knowledgeable and compassionate and one staffer notes, “I am always proud to be a part of this organization that helps in its community, treats employees with care and respect, and realizes that family comes first.” Benefits include health, eye and telemedicine care, an on-site gym, an employee recognition program and multiple deferred compensation plans.

31 ABC House

Location: Albany
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 560.40

“There is tremendous support for each other as we recognize that the work we do is difficult,” says an employee at this child abuse prevention nonprofit. “People get to bring their whole selves to work and are honored and respected for their contributions,” writes another, applauding also “the increased support and responsiveness to staff needs during COVID and racial injustices of the past two and a half years.” Staffers below 1.0 FTE receive benefits and there is “a general sense that management trusts employees.”

32 Klamath and Lake Community Action Services

Location: Klamath Falls
Oregon employees: 24 | Score: 556.33

This private nonprofit connects people to a wide range of state and federal social services. One worker there describes it as “focused on being a positive community partner and making a difference in people's lives, but also understanding that the well being of the employees who work here is equally important, and we cannot be a positive partner if we are not positive ourselves.” Another writes, “I feel like there has been an open-door policy and that my opinion is heard and considered.”

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33 William Temple House

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 555.68

"There isn't a person working here who I look at without admiration for how much of their time, resources and self they've devoted to this work,” writes an employee of this community-resource provider. “Each coworker, from administrative to direct service roles has a hand in decision making and makes efforts to support our organization's mission as best they can.” Another staffer comments, “The community perks of this job are really unbeatable — fun and engaging informal lunches and meals, celebrations for people and milestones, an approachable boss, and incredible PTO benefits.”

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1 Clackamas Workforce Partnership

Location: Oregon City
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 641.13

“CWP has recently gone through a metamorphosis — in growth, activity, professional development, changes in both level of support and in what we do in the community,” writes one employee of this workforce-development nonprofit. Perks include remote work, flex scheduling, and use of work hours to volunteer, attend community events, or engage in professional development activities.

2 CASA of Jackson County

Location: Medford
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Oregon employees: 14 | Score: 629.66

“I have never experienced such a supportive, healthy and inspiring work environment,” says one employee of this advocacy nonprofit for children in foster care, who praised the company’s flexible work schedule and inclusivity. “They show up for their workers and are on top of making changes to make their environment a safe space for everyone. They strive to grow in equity and inclusion efforts, and listen to feedback. I am blown away by this organization.”

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3 Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 7 | Score: 627.87

“I love the open communication there is between all the staff members. I really like the fact that we have growth opportunities within the agency and that they are willing to pay for all of our training,” writes one employee of this credit-counseling service. “This organization provides a vital service to some of the most vulnerable in our community, including senior citizens and the disabled. They are professional, ethical, and caring in their contacts with the public,” writes another.

4 Rogue Valley Mentoring

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 13 | Score: 623.25

One employee of this youth-mentoring resource center praised the organization and goal-setting of the executive director. “Laura's vision has been to put her staff first. This includes increasing staff wages, increasing flexibility, providing mental health and self-care resources, and putting in a great deal of effort to implement staff needs to reduce burnout.”  Examples include a four-day workweek, increased training time, needs determined by staff, and funding for support staff to assist teachers and school staff.

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5 CASA of Clackamas County

Location: Oregon City
Oregon employees: 11 | Score: 618.83

Employees praise the teamwork, support and flexibility offered by CASA of Clackamas County. Others praised the health care benefits, a “generous employer 401(k) match,” ample time off, holidays and newly introduced wellness days, as well as a supportive culture of flexibility and understanding of family needs. “CASA of Clackamas County promotes a healthy work-life balance, and management is always available and open to talk about improvements or challenges,” says one worker.

6 Birch Community Services

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 617.66

One worker praised their organization for weaving environmental justice into its mission of helping families undergoing financial hardship. “This organization really digs into making use of forgotten/excess food to nutritiously feed families, so the environmental and economic reclamation we do as an organization just enhances the benefit,” says one employee.

7 Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 13 | Score: 613.02

“Great benefits, great pay, mission driven and great people,” one employee gives as reasons to work for the Bonneville Environmental Foundation. “I really appreciate that we work to expand access for underrepresented groups to climate solutions, opportunities and benefits, and focus on a partner-forward approach to broaden the tent in environmental leadership,” says another.

8 Project Homeless Connect

Location: Hillsboro
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 612.30

One employee praised the company’s monthly training, where they say they always learn something new. “PHC takes a holistic approach toward employment diversity,” says another. “A majority of our organization has lived experience that matches the clients that we serve. This allows us to connect with those that we serve on a meaningful level and inspires the hope and change we want to see in our community.”

9 Western Environmental Law Center

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 11 | Score: 611.04

“My organization offers incredible work-life balance and tons of job flexibility,” says one employee of this environmental nonprofit. “Management trusts employees to come up with and implement new ideas, to design their work schedule, and to make meaningful workplace decisions. Decision making processes are transparent and feedback is solicited by management and acted upon.” The company offers paid time off and a three-month paid sabbatical for all employees after every five years of service, which the employee can take all at once, or piecemeal.

10 Constructing Hope Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 11 | Score: 609.02

Employees praise the organization’s decision-making process — whether it's planning the return to face-to-face or hybrid work or providing input into the design for the building's murals. “I am empowered to make decisions about my work, and what is best for the organization,” says one employee. “We provide the people we serve the support and access to programs outside of ours that can help them achieve success. The project team is focused on the success of our graduates and we are extremely supportive of each other as well.”

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11 Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 602.52

“A lot of direct supervisor support is given,” says one employee, who went on to praise the room for professional development and job growth, as well as its streamlined decision-making process. “It's a very intentional space where everyone treats each other well and cares about each other. Also, its policies are extremely just — lots of time off, sick time, and a family-leave policy that benefits women and people with less privilege,” says another employee.

12 Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

Location: Tigard
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 592.04

“I appreciate that we are a nimble organization that is open to change and feedback,” says one employee. Others went on to praise the amount of independence and decision-making power the organization gives its members. “We are not micromanaged. Our supervisor trusts that we will get our work done. Our supervisor encourages work-family balance. The health plan is excellent. We are encouraged to be creative with new programs and services,” says another.

13 Volunteers in Medicine Clinic of the Cascades

Location: Bend
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 589.54

VIM closes its clinic for one week in the summer and in winter so staff and volunteers can have rest and relaxation. “Throughout the growth of our organization, our leadership team has always kept the best interests of our patients, volunteers and staff at heart,” says one worker, who praised the leadership’s decision-making as “essential to building a strong, collaborative, encouraging and inclusive community within our workplace,” and gave it as the reason behind longevity in volunteers and staff.

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14 Diversability

Location: Bend
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 587.63

Opportunities for growth, transparent management and commitment to work-life balance are all reasons employees give for loving their jobs. “Ideas are welcome and honored, and often followed through on. I feel heard and supported,” says one employee. “Employees care about each others' well-being and support each other by offering to cover shifts, sending texts that are supportive and lifting each other up in meetings.”

15 Rural Development Initiatives

Location: Coburg
Oregon employees: 11 | Score: 586.81

RDI offers AAA Plus membership for employees, a monthly stipend for the business use of personal technology and 24 hours of paid volunteer time per year. One employee praised the organization as being “extremely supportive of work/life balance with flexible schedules and generous PTO,” adding that “field staff are valued and supported in finding their best role.”

16 Oregon Wild

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 585.19

“Oregon Wild has an engaged, dedicated and cooperative staff. Staff members are respectful of each other. Management is very supportive of staff and continually strives to create a positive work environment,” says one employee of this wildlife and wilderness preservation nonprofit. Another praised its “ability to be creative with some self-driven projects,” as well as its time-off policy, health care package, and “great co-workers and staff retreats to boost morale.”

17 1000 Friends of Oregon

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 576.21

This environmental nonprofit hosts monthly staff happy hours, summer and holiday parties, and activities throughout the year to build camaraderie and community. It also offers bonuses for staffers who cover for co-workers on leave, and offers the week between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day off with all business days that fall in between those as paid holidays. “There is a sense of community amongst the staff and a desire to see everyone succeed. Feeling good about where we are headed!” says one worker.

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18 Community Partners for Affordable Housing

Location: Tigard
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 574.22

The organization offers staff a 36-hour workweek for both exempt and nonexempt employees. The company celebrates Juneteenth with a day of service, and is closed the week between the Christmas holidays and the New Year. “All the staff are involved in and aware of things happening in other departments,” says one employee. “Schedules are very flexible and we have shortened work weeks which allow for greater flexibility, including work-from-home flexibility, when it works with our schedule.”

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19 Kids FIRST

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 574.09

Employees at this children’s-advocacy center receive employer-paid health reimbursement arrangement for up to $500 for mental health copays annually, one paid self-care hour per week, staff wellness activities and an on-site refuge room. One employee recalls a supportive encounter with her supervisor after a disheartening medical appointment. “I let my supervisor know that I needed some time to process the news. My supervisor did not skip a beat when she responded, 'Take all the time you need.' I feel both personally and professionally supported at Kids FIRST.”

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20 Child Foundation

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 570.15

Employees praise the mission-driven nature of the international children’s organization. One worker says their experience helps them feel connected to the struggles of children in challenging countries.

21 Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine

Location: Oregon City
Oregon employees: 7 | Score: 569.61

“Our volunteers are wonderful! Supporting our mission and serving our patients is very rewarding. I appreciate the support for a flexible schedule,” says one employee. Other workers praise the community health clinic’s mission, staff and management.


Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 569.59

“Everyone on the team has opportunities to initiate projects, lead projects and influence our work. Being part of a team where everyone is a leader makes meaningful impact in the world seem possible every day,” says one of the employees of this technology nonprofit. "I love that over the last several years, we've increased our focus on equity. The staff are also all wonderful to work with, and there's a really healthy culture of keeping a good work-life balance.”

23 WorldOregon

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 569.44

One employee praises the “extremely dedicated staff team that will bend over backward to make programs available,” as well as management, which they say offered “tremendous flexibility and support” during the pandemic. Employees can request to use up to two alternative holidays as a substitute for one public holiday. WorldOregon also closes the office at the end of the calendar year between Christmas and New Year’s Day and pays regular employees for this time off.

24 Bridge Meadows

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 567.06

Employees praise this multigenerational housing community for its work-life balance and schedule flexibility. “The organization is great because of the people who pour their heart and soul into the mission. There is depth of caring about one another beyond the workplace that I have not experienced in other organizations,” says one employee. “We understand the importance of relationships, balance  and quality work,” says another.

25 BRING Recycling

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 563.93

“We care about the planet as an environmental organization, but more importantly, we care about people,” says one employee of this reclaimed building materials store. “As a small nonprofit, we cannot always do everything we'd like to in supporting our employees, but I know management cares deeply about doing what we can when we can.”

26 National Indian Child Welfare Association

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 13 | Score: 561.99

“Very effective advocacy, strong community partnerships, and staff with lived experience,” are reasons one employee gives for loving their job. “The mission, vision and values are outstanding, and NICWA walks its talk,” says one employee. “The staff buy into the mission and are supportive of each other and of leadership. All feel like the work is worthwhile and that we own the mission.”

27 Oregon Community Warehouse

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 19 | Score: 549.45

“Community Warehouse has a unique, down-to-earth mission that draws in humble, caring, and creative staff, volunteers, supporters, and recipients. It truly feels like a family environment,” says one employee. “The organization supports ongoing development of staff and volunteers personally and professionally. The organization is responsive to the changing needs of the community. The pandemic brought us closer together as we worked hard as a team to keep operating safely and effectively.”

28 Chintimini Wildlife Center

Location: Corvallis
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 548.43

Staff of this wildlife center praise the open communication present at the organization. “There is open and clear communication between all teams and members. Leadership takes great care in supporting staff in all elements. The organization is constantly and consistently striving to improve in all facets,” says one worker. Another appreciated the “passion, the hard work everyone puts in and how much everyone works hard toward a common goal.”

29 Social Ventures Portland

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 5 | Score: 546.89

SVP Portland prioritizes the wellness of its employees by offering unlimited paid time off and flexible/remote work options. “SVP puts equity at the heart of all we do and works to be antiracist, using an equity lens for all communications and processes,” says one employee of the “venture philanthropy.”  “It recently changed its governance model and partnership model to be more inclusive. As a person of color, it is a welcoming organization.”

30 McKenzie River Trust

Location: Eugene
Oregon employees: 14 | Score: 545.75

Employees praise the river trust’s inclusion work, as well as “the people who drive the work forward (staff, board, volunteers, donors) and the lands we protect. We are really flexible with people and their schedules. It isn't fully documented, but in practice, people can really do as they need with their time. We have done a lot of DEIJ work in the past few years. Staff are really empowered to drive their own careers and really steer the organization from the bottom up.”

31 Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 6 | Score: 537.78

“Our mission and the quality of the resources we output is truly amazing!” writes one worker of this environmental-education organization. “We have so much to offer in terms of hands-on learning, and the students we work with always respond positively. Public schools can use all of the quality resources and teacher support they can get. Everyone puts blood, sweat and tears into furthering the mission and trying to cover as many roles as possible.”

32 Family Relief Nursery

Location: Cottage Grove
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 527.97

The nonprofit fully covers all health, dental and vision, and has an EAP program that all staff can access. Staff enjoy paid training to increase staff's knowledge and expertise. One employee praises the organization “putting families first, both clients and staff,” and says the “teamwork and understanding of the human condition [makes for] a great environment to work in.”

33 Good Neighbor Center

Location: Tigard
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 443.63

One employee praises the goal direction and case management, and the organization’s ability to support its staff. “Staff are good people who really want to help others and care deeply about the work that they do,” says one employee. “The community really cares about us and helps out when they can with needed resources and other connections.”

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[Special Presentation] 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon, 2022

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1. Crystal Greens Landscape

Location:  Clackamas
Website: crystalgreenslandscape.com
Oregon employees:  180 | Score: 634.18

“The best part of my company is the culture that we have been able to build here,” writes one employee of this landscape management company. “It is supportive and encouraging and fun!” OB’s top large employer aims to foster a “people-first” culture with an emphasis on work-life balance.

2. Walsh Construction

Location:  Portland
Website: walshconstruction.com
Oregon employees:  109 | Score: 632.31

Walsh Construction Company offers scholarships for the children of employees as well as a host of health and wellness benefits, including an employee gym with a yoga floor and weight system as well as a home gym reimbursement, on-site clinics and paid time off for employees to receive and recover from vaccinations.

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We live our company motto of Building Communities, Empowering People every day - from the projects we build, to the talent we employ. It takes all kinds of people to make WALSH amazing; we celebrate them all with this award.

3. LMC Construction

Location:  Tualatin
Website: lmcconstruction.com
Oregon employees:  113 | Score: 608.79

Employees of LMC Construction praised the company’s culture of constant communication and friendly work environment. “They don’t micromanage me, they treat me like an adult, and they trust in my decisions to help benefit and grow the business,” one employee writes.

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At LMC, our employees are the building blocks of our success! It’s the passion and pride that our team brings every day that makes us who we are! We are one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For because of them!

4. Directors Mortgage

Location:  Lake Oswego
Website: directorsmortgage.com
Oregon employees:  180 | Score: 606.99

Directors Mortgage honors employees with annual Circle of Excellence awards and encourages employees to get involved in their local communities and support causes of their choice, with additional contributions from the company. “It is so cool to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work,” one employee writes.

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5. Hayden Homes

Location:  Redmond
Website: hayden-homes.com 
Oregon employees:  155 | Score: 606.38

“The company is generous in general but really rallies behind a team member in crisis,” writes one employee of this Redmond-based home builder, which offers a $45,000 discount on the purchase of a new home as well as monthly catered happy hours, an annual paid retreat for employees and spouses in Bend, and numerous professional development opportunities.

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6. Parametrix

Location:  Portland
Website: parametrix.com 
Oregon employees:  107 | Score: 604.53

This employee-owned civil engineering firm “is the kind of place where the leadership walks the walk and talks the talk,” one employee writes. “I love that the heartbeat and driver of PMX is to do good work for the betterment of the collective. Plus, being 100% employee-owned gives us all a stake in the game and, for many, a sense of personal pride.”

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7. Harper Houf Peterson Righellis

Location:  Portland
Website: hhpr.com 
Oregon employees:  105 | Score: 603.94

This firm provides civil engineering, landscape architecture and surveying services, and pays 100% of the premiums for medical care for employees and their families. Staffers wrote that the company exerts a “good pressure” to perform well and “does an excellent job of taking notice and rewarding people who make extra efforts.”

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HHPR provides comprehensive engineering, survey, landscape architecture, and planning services for public infrastructure and private development. We are honored to be named 100 Best and its reflection of our greatest asset, our people.

8. Milestone Systems

Location:  Lake Oswego
Website: milestonesys.com
Oregon employees:  102 | Score: 603.62

Milestone Systems makes video management software and allows employees an education reimbursement, professional development financial assistance, paid time off to volunteer and a monthly free massage. “The benefits are superior, better than most companies I have ever worked for,” one employee writes.

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9. UScellular

Location:  Medford
Website: uscellular.com
Oregon employees:  108 | Score: 598.58

UScellular offers free membership to Care.com to find child care, elder care and pet care providers, as well as access to multiple wellness programs. Employees praised the team atmosphere and the commitment to doing business locally. “UScellular has the tools and resources of a large enterprise with the feel of a small business,” one writes.

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UScellular brings a nationwide network that is engineered by locals for locals.  We are grateful to our associates who have built a culture that drives connection with humans. Thank you for voting us a 100 Best Company for 16 years!

10. The Partners Group

Location:  Portland
Website: thepartnersgroup.com 
Oregon employees:  110 | Score: 597.62

This insurance agency offers a flexible schedule, paid time off to volunteer, office lunches, catered happy hours and an annual company off-site as well as regular family events. “I have never felt as supported by my employer as I do with TPG,” one employee writes.

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The Partners Group is a purpose-driven, employee-owned organization founded 40 years ago and today offering employee services, insurance, and financial consulting. Our intent is to make a difference in our Northwest communities and inspire others to do the same.

11. Express Employment Professionals

Location:  Tualatin
Website: expresspros.com 
Oregon employees:  150 | Score: 595.87

“We get to have a hands-on experience helping someone find their first job, coaching them through the ups and downs,” one employee writes. “We get to find someone’s dream job for them, jobs they didn’t even know existed.”

12. Carr Auto Group

Location:  Beaverton
Website: carrauto.com 
Oregon employees:  265 | Score: 591.93

Longtime employees at Carr Auto Group receive trips to Hawaii — or wherever else they would like to go — and those who perform outstanding customer service get bonus cash. Carr also holds an annual company picnic and regular employee-morale events.

13. David Evans and Associates

Location:  Portland
Website: deainc.com 
Oregon employees:  298 | Score: 590.08

This multidisciplinary firm of engineers, planners and landscape architects offers generous time off and a $200 benefit for wellness, as well as career-development grants. “The culture is unlike anywhere I have worked before. Our leaders lead with trust, collaboration and kindness,” one employee writes.

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At David Evans and Associates, Inc., our talented engineers, surveyors, planners, hydrographers, landscape architects, and scientists are committed to improving the quality of life. We give outstanding professionals the freedom and support to do what they do best.

14. T-Mobile

Location:  Salem
Website: t-mobile.com
Oregon employees:  799 | Score: 589.97

“Putting customers and employees first is not just given lip service. It is an integral part of the company culture and a top priority,” writes one employee. T-Mobile’s perks package includes a free gym at the call center, two quiet rooms with massage chairs, lactation rooms, wellness programs and recognition programs for customer service staff.

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T-Mobile is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond.

15. Andersen Construction

Location:  Portland
Website: andersen-const.com 
Oregon employees:  192 | Score: 587.27

Andersen Construction offers profit sharing, monetary wellness incentives and mental health benefits allowing employees to see any provider they choose. “Strong, confident people building strong, confident teams to build strong, confident projects where everyone can share in the accomplishments,” one employee writes.

16. Perlo Construction

Location:  Tualatin
Website: perlo.biz
Oregon employees:  155 | Score: 587.02

“Perlo creates a culture where everyone feels valued and equal,” one employee writes. The company’s benefits package includes an on-site gym, profit sharing, paid philanthropy time, flexible hours and an annual performance bonus.

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Perlo Construction is proud to be continually ranked as one of the best places to work in Oregon. We work hard, we take care of our people, and we always do what’s right.

17. Rogue Credit Union

Location:  Medford
Website: roguecu.org
Oregon employees:  540 | Score: 586.28

Rogue Credit Union offers tuition reimbursement, interest-free loans, free gym memberships and an on-site fitness facility. The company also offers up to 320 hours of protected leave for employees. “I always feel like a team of people are supporting me and my career goals,” one employee writes.

18. Swinerton

Location:  Portland
Website:  swinerton.com 
Oregon employees:  150 | Score: 585.09

“This is a meritocracy,” writes one employee of this commercial construction company. “As an employee-owned company, your advancement and opportunity is a direct reflection of your performance. The company backs up their mission to hire, train, and develop good people, no matter your race, creed, or religion.”

19. North Highland

Location:  Portland
Website: northhighland.com 
Oregon employees:  107 | Score: 582.92

“North Highland has provided a stable, positive and rewarding work environment, which I truly appreciate after moving from out of state with my family,” writes one employee of this management consulting firm. “Our firm is constantly exploring opportunities to evolve and make improvements, and they take an inclusive approach to engage all employees as equals.”

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As the leading change and transformation consultancy we make change happen, helping businesses transform by placing people at the heart of every decision. From our workforce to our clients, we’re people-centric and are honored to make the 100 Best list.

20. Pacific Landscape Management

Location:  Hillsboro
Website: pacscape.com 
Oregon employees:  294 | Score: 581.63

This firm offers bonuses for every year of service to the company; tickets to Timbers and Blazers games; store passes to Columbia, Nike and Adidas; and scholarships for employees’ children. “I have flexibility in my hours and am empowered to do my job without interference,” writes one staffer.

21. Vernier Software & Technology

Location:  Beaverton
Website: vernier.com 
Oregon employees:  106 | Score: 581.52

Vernier provides software and other products for science educators. “The company’s mission, the people and the environment are all amazing,” one worker writes. “Add on that they do their best to provide people with opportunities to grow, through education and advancement.”

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Vernier Software & Technology has been on the 100 Best Oregon Companies list more than 20 times. We are thankful to all of our employees for making us one of the Best Companies to Work for in Oregon again.

22. PAE Consulting Engineers

Location:  Portland
Website: pae-engineers.com 
Oregon employees:  225 | Score: 581.26

This sustainable engineering firm offers an on-site gym in its Portland office and a gym membership reimbursement for employees working elsewhere, as well as a fully paid commuter transit benefit, the option to telecommute as many as four days a week and flexible work schedules.

23. Oregon Community Credit Union

Location:  Eugene
Website: myoccu.org 
Oregon employees:  476 | Score: 580.53

“OCCU really treats employees like people rather than tools for the company,” one staffer writes, adding that management habitually offers accommodations and promotes work-life balance whenever possible. “The organization is committed to the growth, development and engagement of employees at all levels.”

24. General Sheet Metal

Location:  Clackamas
Website: gsmw.com 
Oregon employees:  105 | Score: 580.25

General Sheet Metal offers an on-site gym, an on-site chef with discounted meals and an online employee recognition program that includes cash rewards. “We have a very generous owner, and the team here is very thoughtful, polite and just great to work with,” writes one employee.

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Being on the 100 Best list is an honor. We are especially grateful to our employees for continuing to do their part in living our core values, fostering a caring and inclusive culture, while driving results safely, building success together!

25. Lone Rock Resources

Location:  Roseburg
Website: lonerockresources.com 
Oregon employees:  106 | Score: 577.29

“Lone Rock Resources is a workplace that I can actually wake up in the morning and be glad to go to. For the most part, everyone treats each other with respect and fairness, and gets their work done while taking pride in what they do,” writes one employee of this timber company.

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26. Aldrich

Location:  Salem
Website: aldrichadvisors.com 
Oregon employees:  224 | Score: 576.49

“Communication from all levels of leadership is great. Monthly all-hands meeting is fantastic!” writes one employee of this accounting and consulting firm. “Everyone is very open and willing to help anyone.”

27. Hallmark Inns & Resorts

Location:  Lake Oswego
Website: hallmarkinns.com 
Oregon employees:  293 | Score: 572.91

“The way staff is treated is incredible. Being part of an employee-owned company was one of the main qualifiers during my most recent job search,” writes one employee of this hospitality company, which has several locations on the Oregon Coast. “I’m incredibly lucky to be part of such a wonderful team.”

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Since 1948, Hallmark Inns & Resorts has existed to create remarkable experiences for our colleagues and guests. It is a great honor to have been rated by our team and selected by Oregon Business to be among the Top 100.

28. Zapproved

Location:  Portland
Website: zapproved.com 
Oregon employees:  123 | Score: 568.77

This company, which makes discovery software for corporate legal teams, offers a remote-work-first environment, a home-office stipend, regular wellness events and 12 weeks of paid parental leave for all new parents — including adoptive and foster parents.

29. Living Room Realty

Location:  Portland
Website: livingroomre.com 
Oregon employees:  131 | Score: 568.59

Living Room Realty offers a vacation bonus of $500 per year for taking five or more business days off in a row, and offers agents access to a group health care plan. “It is very rare to find a real estate company that truly cares about people over profits. Living Room is that company!” writes one employee.

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Living Room is a woman-owned, values-based Real Estate company dedicated to doing good in our community. Our Members are proud to be a part of a company with a deep understanding of our role in making housing available to all.

30. JE Dunn Construction

Location:  Portland
Website:  jedunn.com 
Oregon employees:  120 | Score: 567.93

This firm, which has been around more than 90 years, offers virtual classes as well as mentoring and coaching to help employees build skills. “I like how they treat you as a member of their team right away, and how they include everyone involved. They have a great retirement plan and promotion opportunities,” writes one employee.

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We exist to enrich lives through inspired people and places. 2022 marks JE Dunn’s 30th anniversary in Portland. Thanks to our employees, partners, and clients for their continued support, inspiration, and leadership.

31. Summit Bank

Location:  Eugene
Website: sbko.bank 
Oregon employees:  104 | Score: 566.59

“The executives are all very enthusiastic, kind and brilliant. Summit feels more like a second home than just going to work every day. Everyone here is treated with respect at every level. Summit does a great job seeking feedback and actually takes action on employee suggestions,” writes one employee.

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Summit Bank provides personalized service and professional banking advice. What truly differentiates us from other financial institutions is that all of our decisions are made locally, which results in responsive times for loan requests, decision making and flexible solutions.

32. Oregon Pacific Bank

Location:  Florence
Website: opbc.com 
Oregon employees:  123 | Score: 566.40

Workers praise the bank’s commitment to its customers and its community as well as its employees. “This company has a deep connection in their communities in each market. The full relationship belief and commitment to their employees and clients is outstanding and valued,” one employee writes.

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We are proud to make a difference in the communities we serve, and we owe that difference to the incredible employees on our team! We are honored to be on the 100 Best list again in 2022.

33. Fortis Construction

Location:  Portland
Website: fortisconstruction.com 
Oregon employees:  350 | Score: 564.68

Fortis offers team events and parties as well as group athletic challenges such as the Fitness Challenge, Hood to Coast and the Cascade Relay. “Everyone you interact with holds the culture near and dear to their heart. It makes coming to work every day very easy,” writes one worker.

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1. Energy 350

Location: Portland
Website: energy350.com
Oregon employees: 38 | Score: 644.15

This clean-energy research firm offers a flexible work schedule, a $2,500 wellness benefit and a $15,000 credit for first-time homebuyers. “Like, what?! Now I can buy a house,” writes one employee. “I honestly cannot imagine an American company having a more honest and human centered approach to employment,” writes another.

2. Lorentz Bruun Construction

Location: Portland
Website: bruunconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 55 | Score: 639.05

“Overall, it's a company that has very evidently continued working hard and making a name for itself as the business has been passed down from generation to generation,” writes one employee of this construction firm. “The office morale is light-hearted and communication is kept very open and honest among the various chains of command.”

3. The Gunter Group

Location: Portland
Website: guntergroup.com
Oregon employees: 45 | Score: 628.00

“This is the kind of company that I always wanted to work for, but didn't think could actually exist. I feel cared for, appreciated, and there's always support from every co-worker when it's needed,” writes one employee of this business-management consulting firm.

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The Gunter Group is a management consulting firm. Our mission is to help organizations solve challenging problems and reach their fullest potential. We’re honored to be recognized on Oregon Business’s 100 Best Companies list! Congratulations to our amazing team!

4. KDP Certified Public Accountants

Location: Medford
Website: kdpllp.com
Oregon employees: 46 | Score: 618.11

“Our firm takes great care of its employees, clients and community,” writes one employee of this accounting firm. Workers praised the company’s work-from-home policy, opportunities for growth, inclusive culture and “family-run atmosphere.”

5. NAI Elliott

Location: Portland
Website: naielliott.com
Oregon employees: 53 | Score: 615.61

This commercial real-estate company “always includes us,” keeping employees in the loop regarding changes, writes one employee. “The leadership is unbeatable. The generosity, honesty, flexibility and optimism at this company is the best!”

6. Garrison’s Home

Location: Central Point
Website: garrisons.com
Oregon employees: 55 | Score: 615.13

This home-furnishings store offers employee discounts and friends-and-family discounts to staff who have passed a probationary period. Employees praise the camaraderie and positive energy of the company: “We have a palpable energy that makes it enjoyable to come to work every day.”

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We commit on the daily to cultivate and protect a fun, safe, caring, and exciting workplace. Thank you to the entire Garrison's team for making this such an awesome place to work.

7. Emerick Construction Company

Location: Tualatin
Website: emerick.com
Oregon employees: 83 | Score: 608.80

Employees praised this company’s generous benefits package and encouragement of work-life balance. “Flexibility is key. The president is generous with his time, his thoughts and his compensation,” one employee writes.

8. TZ Medical

Location: Portland
Website: tzmedical.com
Oregon employees: 62 | Score: 606.29

This medical-equipment manufacturer hosts regular team-building activities, a break room fully stocked with drinks and snacks, as well as company lunches and two yearly parties to show appreciation, and a workplace culture employees describe as “second to none.”

9. Barran Liebman

Location: Portland
Website: barran.com
Oregon employees: 40 | Score: 604.85

“It is rare to work for a company where people universally and genuinely care about each other and their well-being. For this reason, the firm culture and personal investment in one another truly make Barran Liebman stand out as an employer and a good company to work for,” writes one employee of this law firm.

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Barran Liebman represents employers in employment advice, employment litigation, labor relations, employee benefits, and higher education compliance.  With a focus on proactive workplace solutions and guiding our clients toward quality workplace decisions, we are proud to lead by example internally.

10. Rich Duncan Construction

Location: Salem
Website: richduncanconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 36 | Score: 604.77

“Ownership is constantly investing in the employees, which in turn allows the employees to focus on using their improvements to serve the customers & clients,” one employee writes. “This focus continues to improve customer satisfaction. The 'bottom line' isn't the focus, but continues to improve with the entire team.”

11. Hagan Hamilton Insurance

Location: McMinnville
Website: haganhamilton.com
Oregon employees: 46 | Score: 602.35

This insurance company has recently added two hours of weekly flex time to employees’ schedules to make time for appointments and family events without cutting into personal time off and has enhanced its volunteer program. “We never feel like we have to choose work over our families,” one employee writes.

12. 3J Consulting

Location: Beaverton
Website: 3jconsulting.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 601.04

This civil engineering and community planning firm offers an in-office gym, a reservable company car, a turfed outdoor space for meetings, lunches and gatherings — and the opportunity to choose remote, in-office or flexible hybrid schedule.

13. Markowitz Herbold

Location: Portland
Website: markowitzherbold.com
Oregon employees: 62 | Score: 600.97

This law firm pays for employee parking in downtown Portland and offers a twice-monthly wine party, an annual holiday party, a summer barbecue plus year-end bonuses for all employees. “Markowitz Herbold walks the walk when it comes to providing flexible and supportive employment while also fostering excellence and high achievement,” one employee writes.

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Markowitz Herbold is a litigation law firm that tries high-stakes business disputes for individuals, companies and governments. Our employees inspire us every day. That is why we are proud to be among Oregon’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.

14. Quantum Innovations

Location: Central Point
Website: qtmi.net
Oregon employees: 69 | Score: 598.00

“We are cared about as humans, not just ‘resources,’” writes one employee of this provider of UV and AR (anti-reflective) coating technology for the ophthalmic industry. “We are valued. There is great transparency within the company — we are trusted. We grew throughout the pandemic, and I believe it's because we focused on helping others.”

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Quantum Innovations, Inc. uses the science of light to create thin-film coatings for eyeglasses. Our company owes all its successes to our employees, their families, and the culture they uphold, both in the office and in the community.

15. Virtual Supply

Location: Beaverton
Website: virtualsupply.com
Oregon employees: 49 | Score: 597.77

“VS continues to invest in its people to give us new challenges and opportunities to grow within the company,” writes one employee of this distribution company, which offers monthly morale events and quarterly get-togethers. The company also honors top employees annually and supports employee participation in educational summits.

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Recognition and appreciation of our team members and partners is celebrated often; and is the reason for the enormous growth our organization has experienced over the past decade. Thank you to our team for making what we do possible.

16. Holst Architecture

Location: Portland
Website: holstarc.com
Oregon employees: 40 | Score: 596.27

“Holst has a great balance of doing exceptional work and providing space for young staff to grow and take risks. It's an office that looks ahead rather than reflecting on previous solutions for projects,” one employee writes.

17. Star Body Works

Location: Medford
Website: starbodyworks.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 595.97

“This company is family owned and treats employees as part of that family. We all have a job to do, and what makes it great is the joy and trust we have throughout the whole company to do that job,” writes one employee of this auto-body shop.

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Star Body Works is a state of the art auto body repair facility for all current makes and models of automobiles. We are committed to up-to-date training and certifications for many manufacturers making us your number one repair shop, restoring vehicles back to pre-loss condition.

18. MassMutual Oregon

Location: Lake Oswego
Website: oregon.massmutual.com
Oregon employees: 65 | Score: 595.88

“Flexible hours, work from home and commitment to our community” are the reasons one employee gives for loving their job at this Lake Oswego financial planner. Employees also enjoy a coffee cart, annual holiday parties and an annual recognition meeting.

19. Hartmann & Forbes

Location: Tualatin
Website: hartmannforbes.com
Oregon employees: 58 | Score: 595.08

“We all have the same goals to stay sustainable, keep a good work-life balance, and be profitable,” says one satisfied employee. The company offers a flexible work schedule, employee meals and kitchens filled with snacks.

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We are honored to be recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon! We celebrate a diverse community motivated by exceptional craftsmanship, environmental stewardship, and uncompromising service.

20. Sussman Shank

Location: Portland
Website: sussmanshank.com
Oregon employees: 55 | Score: 594.97

“Working with great people makes every day easier,” writes one employee of this law firm. “Additionally, the focus on employees and their needs is a priority, and much appreciated, especially during the past year and a half. Sussman has tried to keep us all united while supporting its employees during the weirdest time of our lives.”

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Sussman Shank LLP is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm.  We are honored to celebrate 16 years as one of Oregon’s 100 Best Companies. We recognize that the success of our firm is achieved through our talented and dedicated team of professionals. Thank you and congratulations to everyone at Sussman Shank for earning this recognition!

21. Evergreen Consulting Group

Location: Beaverton
Website: evergreen-efficiency.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 594.64

Employees at this Beaverton management consultancy enjoy work-from-home benefits and flexible working hours, as well as a $500 bonus to take a week of vacation each year.

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Evergreen Consulting Group is committed to making positive change by helping people and companies across the nation use energy efficiently. Our amazing team works every day to foster meaningful relationships and sustainable business practices while supporting a healthier environment.

22. Kinco

Location: Portland
Website: kinco.com
Oregon employees: 54 | Score: 593.49

This glove manufacturer provides employees with gym memberships, tickets for sports and theater events — and two plane tickets for any employee getting married. During the pandemic, the company provided its employees’ children with free laptops for school, school pictures at the office — and a tutor.

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Kinco is a dedicated, second-generation family-owned company making quality gloves since 1975. Built on the ethos of integrity, responsibility, transparency and respect, we prioritize our strong commitment to cultivating an environment filled with purpose and intention among our collaborative community of employees, manufacturers, vendors and customers.

23. Finity Group

Location: Portland
Website: thefinitygroup.com
Oregon employees: 39 | Score: 590.98

Company parties, half-day Fridays and a monthly stipend to take employees out to lunch are all part of the package for employees of this financial planner. “We have kept growing despite challenges,” writes one employee. “We are all sharing in the fun of the success to remain motivated and true to our clients.”

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Finity Group serves to provide clients clear direction and reliable advice for all aspects of their financial world. We believe that we can always accomplish more together as a Team. Finity is honored to be part of the 100 Best.

24. Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel, Washington Square

Location: Tigard
Website: hilton.com
Oregon employees: 82 | Score: 590.07

“The energy, teamwork and constant nurturing has allowed me to build an amazing career in hospitality,” says one employee, who applauded the company’s opportunities for upward mobility. “This place has a knack for seeing raw talent and allowing it to bloom.”

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A great hotel experience is forged in heartfelt service and a passionate focus on details. The ladies & gentlemen of Embassy Suites are grateful for each opportunity to provide our guests and clients with personal care and attention.

25. Outlier Construction

Location: Medford
Website: outlierbuilt.com
Oregon employees: 69 | Score: 589.05

This company has quarterly gatherings to thank the employees and acknowledge successes. “Our leadership cares about us and our families,” says one employee. “It has been a trying year with COVID-19, and they have been extremely accommodating and flexible.”

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Our Outlier team is Southern Oregon’s commercial construction experts. Our employees are the foundation of our success over the past 4 years. The 100 Best list is an honor we are very proud of. We are overwhelmed with gratitude.

26. Metal Masters

Location: Medford
Website: metalmasters-inc.com
Oregon employees: 80 | Score: 582.05

“They encourage their employees to strive to be the best they can be,” says one employee of this HVAC company, which provides a four-year training program and supports local community causes. “They pay well, provide vacation and holiday pay, and they have bonus incentives.”

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Metal Masters, Inc. has provided residential and commercial HVAC services to southern Oregon for more than 50 years. We congratulate our employees for their every-day dedication and contribution to making Metal Masters a great company to work for!

Tie 27. Mineral

Location: Portland
Website: trustmineral.com
Oregon employees: 70 | Score: 581.62

One worker at this company, which makes human resources software, praises the “culture of positivity from the top all the way down.” Mineral is now a remote-first company, with more than 50% of its employees working from home offices, and provides a $250 stipend to new employees to set up their home work environment.

Tie 27. Precision Analytical

Location: McMinnville
Website: dutchtest.com
Oregon employees: 96 | Score: 581.62

Flexibility, remote work and bonuses are all reasons employees love their jobs at this laboratory and maker of hormone tests. “I really appreciate the flexibility in my schedule and getting to work from home a few times a week,” writes one worker.

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Our team is made up of dedicated and talented people whose collective efforts and attitudes make our culture our biggest asset. We treasure our team members and are continuously thankful for the care they show each other and our clients.

29. Buckley Law

Location: Lake Oswego
Website: buckley-law.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 581.11

“Everyone really cares about each other, and gives pats on the back when deserved,” writes one employee of this law firm, who also praised the flexible work environment. Another praised the firm’s “efforts to bring everyone together during challenging times.”

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Buckley Law is a full-service law firm dedicated to providing comprehensive legal services. Our management is dedicated to the success of every partner and employee of the firm. Being on the 100 Best list is an honor.

30. Essex General Construction

Location: Eugene
Website: essexgc.com
Oregon employees: 59 | Score: 580.95

“I appreciate our company's commitment to the environment and to helping those less fortunate in our community,” writes one employee of this construction company, who also praised the firm’s honesty, integrity and “commitment that we don't succeed unless everyone succeeds.”

31. General Pacific

Location: Fairview
Website: genpac.com
Oregon employees: 42 | Score: 579.55

One employee of this electrical-supply store describes it as a “forward-thinking company with plenty of growth opportunity.” Another worker praises the company’s safety measures, flexible work schedules and amount of time off.

32. Kidder Mathews

Location: Portland
Website: kidder.com
Oregon employees: 63 | Score: 576.89

Employees of this commercial real estate company describe it as a “great place to build your personal business in commercial real estate brokerage.” Another applauded the “best commission splits in the market.”

33. Rogue Creamery

Location: Central Point
Website: roguecreamery.com
Oregon employees: 49 | Score: 576.58

Employees enjoy 16 paid volunteering hours each year, eight weeks of paid parental leave and a revamped 401(k) program that matches employee contributions at a maximum rate of 6%. “They cover the majority of my health benefits, too, which is awesome,” writes one worker.

34. Ausland Group

Location: Grants Pass
Website: auslandgroup.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 575.26

Dogs and kids are welcome to join their parents at work for this provider of architecture, structural engineering and construction services, which also offers remote work and flexible scheduling. “Ausland's culture has really shined during the pandemic in caring for all of our team members,” one employee writes.

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1. WestPac Wealth Partners

Location: Lake Oswego
Website: westpacwealth.com
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 650.74

“I can really tell that WestPac cares about its clients and employees, which only improves my work,” writes one employee of this financial planning firm. The firm places a heavy emphasis on professional development with “WestPac University,” where representatives network and receive training from top performers in the industry.

2. ProFocus Technology

Location: Portland
Website: profocustechnology.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 639.02

“We grew during the pandemic and continue to grow, providing more opportunities for career growth for more people,” writes one employee of this IT staffing company. “We are flexible and fair and value having fun.” ProFocus provides a four-week paid sabbatical leave after a seven-year period of employment.

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ProFocus Technology is a tech staffing agency dedicated to creating exceptional experiences for every one of our candidates, clients, and teammates. We’re beyond thankful and fortunate to have the privilege of working with such an amazing group of people.

3. 71 and Change

Location: Portland
Website: 71andchange.com
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 637.67

One employee applauds the consultancy’s unlimited paid time off policy, $2,000 annual stipend for education, health and wellness stipend, and trust in its employees. “The amount of voluntary teams that have started to help keep improving who we are, and what we do is so compelling.”

4. Wagner Dental Care

Location: Portland
Website: wagnerdentalcare.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 635.90

“I have worked at Wagner Dental Care for a while now and I really enjoy working here,” writes one worker. “The days go by fast, the patients are amazing, and we have by far the best boss to work for, hands down.”

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Wagner Dental Care is proud to be on the list of 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon. Our company was established in Portland in 2000 and we are proud to support our local community.

5. Cell Staff

Location: Portland
Website: cellstaff.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 634.93

“We are passionate about being resources and strong advocates for our external employees,” writes one employee of this health care staffing firm. “Supportive coworkers and a wonderful work atmosphere with competitive pay make Cell Staff one of a kind and truly a great place to work,” writes another.

6. Pittman & Brooks

Location: Portland
Website: pittmanbrooks.com
Oregon employees: 24 | Score: 626.76

One employee praises the accounting firm’s “ample time off and ability to accrue PTO, great pay, lots of leadership from upper management, fairness overall to all employees.” Another employee cited parties, their 401(k) and flexible work schedule as reasons to love their job.

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7. Intuitive Digital

Location: Portland
Website: intuitivedigital.com
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 626.61

“I was used to working at places that didn’t live out the values they professed,” writes one employee of this digital marketing agency. “Even though we’re remote, the leadership team still does their best to make work fun and engaging and feel like we’re a community.”

8. Pepper Foster Consulting

Location: Portland
Website: pepperfoster.com
Oregon employees: 29 | Score: 626.59

One employee of this consultancy praised the company’s commitment to personal development and growth, and support from upper management. “They truly walk the talk in everything they do,” they write.


Location: Lake Oswego
Website: ayumetrix.com
Oregon employees: 20 | Score: 620.79

“I feel heard and supported,” writes one employee of this wellness-testing laboratory. Other employees cite schedule flexibility and professional development opportunities as well as support from upper management.

10. Anning-Johnson

Location: Wilsonville
Website: anningjohnson.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 620.19

“This is a great place to work because it is employee-owned. This creates a sense of pride in the business and shared responsibility in its performance. We all have a stake in the company, and all the profits go back to the employees through bonuses, dividends and stock appreciation,” writes one employee of this construction contractor.

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Anning-Johnson is a construction company that exists to create great opportunities for its employee owners.  We’re proud to once again be part of the 100 Best and what it means for excellence in company culture.

11. Meadow Outdoor Advertising

Location: The Dalles
Website: meadowoutdoor.com
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 619.90

“Ownership always looks for ways to reward team members (employees),” writes one employee of this billboard maker. Others describe the work environment as “empowering” and say management lets each worker take charge of their own position and get the job done in the best way, without micromanagement.

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As a brand builder for our clients, Meadow Outdoor Advertising is pleased to be recognized on the Top 100 List.  We believe empowerment through ownership thinking and sharing company success with our employees leads to longevity for both.

12. Farleigh Wada Witt

Location: Portland
Website: fwwlaw.com
Oregon employees: 32 | Score: 619.84

Employees praised the team atmosphere, benefits and supportive at this law firm. Employees receive a Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan (MERP), and their work anniversary is a paid day off.

13. A&R Solar

Location: Tualatin
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 619.82

All employees of this solar-energy contractor are eligible to become employee-owners after three years. The company also offers a health reimbursement account that effectively brings the health insurance deductible down to $250. The company also offers stipends for things like education, tools, fitness and health, as well as working from home.

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A&R Solar installs solar and battery storage systems on homes and businesses. As an employee-owned B Corporation, we are honored to appear on the 100 Best list, and we are proud of each of our employees.

14. NW Staffing Resources

Location: Portland
Website: nwstaffing.com
Oregon employees: 25 | Score: 617.81

“The staff is very kind and supportive. The benefits and PTO are great! Their workload is manageable and they make great hiring decisions,” writes one employee of this staffing firm. The company has adopted a hybrid work-from-home policy that provides staff members the opportunity to work from home at least two days a week.

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NW Staffing Resources is proud to have made the 100 Best Companies list for the 19th consecutive year! Thank you to our fantastic NWS team for exemplifying our core values of Progress, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, and Ethical.

15. Cascade Insights

Location: Portland
Website: cascadeinsights.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 616.48

This market-research firm offers several office-culture initiatives to make sure employees don’t feel isolated while working remotely, including regular team meetings, buddy chats and staff parties. “They place a high value on quality of work while maintaining a very sustainable work-life balance for the employees,” writes one staffer.

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Cascade Insights empowers B2B technology companies with custom market research and marketing solutions. We are grateful for our employees who are constantly discovering new ways to make our organization better every day.

16. Davidson Benefits Planning - An Alera Group Company

Location: Tigard
Website: davidsonbenefitsplanning.com
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 616.23

“I feel such a sense of belonging here and in a way that I have never felt with any other agency in my career,” says one employee of this company, which offers benefits-planning services to employers. “Our families always come first here, too. It’s truly a great place to work.”

Tie 17. Fournier Group

Location: Portland
Website: fourniergroup.com
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 614.96

Employees praise the leadership at this insurance agency. One worker describes how management is “always looking to improve benefits for employees.” The company pays for 30 hours of paid volunteer time annually, and 100% of licensing and continuing education fees.

Tie 17. Matrix Networks

Location: Portland
Website: mtrx.com
Oregon employees: 19 | Score: 614.96

“I have never worked for a company that uses technology as much as we do. If there is a way to automate it, script it, or streamline it, we do,” says one employee of this internet provider. “The vision from our leader is compelling and exciting. I’m proud to be a part of it.”

19. Cable Hill Partners

Location: Portland
Website: cablehill.com
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 613.64

“I specifically sought out a company with a culture and values that match my own, and found that with CHP, and more!” writes one employee of this financial-planning firm, which offers four weeks of paid parental leave, flexible work schedules, tuition reimbursement and a charitable donation matching program, as well as unlimited sick leave.

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We are the private wealth management partner that our clients trust to achieve financial clarity in their lives, work and legacy. Our amazing team of collaborative professionals is what allows us to support and motivate clients to live their values with confidence. We are proud to be named as one of the 100 Best Companies for 3 years running.

20. Percipio Consulting Group

Location: Portland
Website: percipiogroup.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 613.30

“Percipio is an incredible place to work,” writes one employee of this business consulting firm. “Each team member is given the opportunity to thrive, pursue individual passions with the support from senior leaders.”

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Percipio Consulting Group celebrates 20 years of providing management consulting services to Oregon companies. Our employees are our foundation and we are committed to fostering an inclusive culture where everyone on the team is valued and has opportunities for growth.

21. Skin by Lovely

Location: Portland
Website: skinbylovely.com
Oregon employees: 29 | Score: 611.36

“There is an emphasis on making people feel great in their own skin. The company values work/life balance and teamwork!” writes one employee. The company also offers stipends for continuing education, employee ownership potential, and summer and holiday parties.

22. Root Mortgage

Location: Clackamas
Website: rootmortgage.com
Oregon employees: 30 | Score: 611.25

One employee writes that the culture at Root is “as good as they come” and cites the management as the main reason. Other employees cite the company’s focus on family, health, wellness, work ethics and flexibility as reasons to love their job.

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Root Mortgage was founded in 2014 to fill a void. The growing amount of technology in the market had outpaced traditional mortgage lenders. We were determined to start fresh; to adapt to the market changes and wield technology for good.

23. Steele Electric

Location: Beaverton
Website: nwsteele.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 610.39

“From the day I walked through the door, they have always made me feel like family,” writes one employee of this electrical contractor. Other workers cite supportive upper management and lack of micromanaging as reasons they love their jobs.

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Steele Electric believes providing a great place to work translates to exceptional performance and a great customer experience. We are proud of our employees. Since 2009 we’ve been growing our team with local talent that demonstrate this excellence every day.

24. Allen Construction Management Services

Location: Portland
Website: acmsnw.com
Oregon employees: 29 | Score: 608.83

One employee praised the company’s assistance in setting up remote home offices. “The company does its best to offer their employees the best available benefits and pay," says one. "They provide flexible work schedules and are consistently going to bat for their workers as contracted professionals,” writes another.

25. RHT Energy

Location: Medford
Website: rhtenergy.com
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 608.28

This engineering firm allows workers to work from home or the office, depending on the individual’s needs. It also offers healthy snacks, massage chairs and regular movie nights in the company warehouse. “We are a strong team. We work together to solve problems and achieve goals,” one employee writes.

26. Upward Technology

Location: Portland
Website: upward-technology.com
Oregon employees: 19 | Score: 602.26

This certified B-Corp offers unlimited PTO and a heavy emphasis on work-life balance. “Not to mention a huge focus on employee satisfaction and enjoying where you work,” writes one worker.

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Upward Technology is a leader in delivering best-in-class IT, Cybersecurity, and Digitization services. We are extremely proud of the amazing and growing team we have built.

27. Fairway America

Location: Portland
Website: fairwayamerica.com
Oregon employees: 31 | Score: 602.18

“Work is never boring, typical or mundane,” writes one employee of this investment company, who also praised the company’s work-from-home policy and alternative work schedules; unlimited vacation; and fully paid health, dental and vision benefits.

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Fairway America’s goal is to help people find great real estate deals. Our employees are the foundation of our success over the past 30+ years.

28. Brainium Studios

Location: Portland
Website: brainium.com
Oregon employees: 29 | Score: 601.46

Employees at this software developer receive $2,000 annual travel stipends as well as snacks, cold brew and kombucha at the office. “Brainium is a small team of nerdy, passionate and kind people collaborating to make beautifully designed mobile puzzle games that are fun to play,” one employee writes.

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29. S&B James Construction Management

Location: White City
Website: sbjames.com
Oregon employees: 31 | Score: 599.16

“The owners have great ideas on how to further the company in being as green as possible,” writes one employee of this Jackson County contractor. The company provides higher education opportunities, a fully stocked break room, and regularly purchased lunches for the office and remote teams.

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S+B James Construction is a design and build contractor serving the West Coast. Our team is the backbone of our success with their dedication to quality work and true craftsmanship. We are honored to be on the 100 Best list.

30. Oregon Restoration

Location: Tigard
Website: oregonrestoration.com
Oregon employees: 34 | Score: 596.37

Employees praise the water and mold damage restoration service for the compensation, use of a company vehicle and fair treatment of employees. “Our owner has vision, he cares about his employees, and he is extremely fair. I am proud to work for him and tell that to everyone I can. I’m glad to work here,” one employee writes.

31. Tekmanagement

Location: Medford
Oregon employees: 20 | Score: 596.11

“I have never worked for such a caring and compassionate company,” writes one employee of this Medford information technology service. “If I had to choose between my last employer offering me double salary (and) Tekmanagement, I would happily stay put.”

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Our staff exemplify our business values of respect, honesty and integrity — and fun! We celebrate their dedication to excellent customer service, life-long learning, and innovative solutions. The employees of Tekmanagement are truly our greatest asset.

32. McDonald Jacobs

Location: Portland
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 594.59

Employees praise this accounting firm’s commitment to diversity and its healthy, open work culture. They also enjoy the flexible hours and paid time off. “We are a local CPA firm that has a strong community presence and long history of diversity, equity, inclusion, which makes MJ stand out among the other firms in town,” one employee writes.

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McDonald Jacobs is honored to be recognized by our employees in the 100 Best. We are a public accounting firm celebrating 50 years of stiving to enhance the well-being of employees and clients through community involvement, teamwork and open communication.

33. Madden Industrial Craftsmen

Location: Beaverton
Website: mici.com
Oregon employees: 32 | Score: 593.86

One employee of this industrial staffing provider praised the family-led nature of the company, and the “caring, supportive” work environment.  “I appreciate the flexibility that I have in this company. My managers are great and I feel appreciated. That is why I have been here for as long as I have been.”

[Special Presentation] 2021 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

Words from our presenting sponsor


Introduction by editor, Kim Moore

Here is the Hall of Fame

Here is the Top Ten


1 Bartlett Tree Experts

Location: Clackamas
Website: bartlett.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 297.16
Tree care company

2 Green Acres Landscape

Location: Salem
Website: greenacreslandscapeinc.com
Oregon employees: 100 | Score: 291.21
Landscaping contractor

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Our mission is to provide an unequalled landscape solution and value to each client while always respecting and protecting the environment. Our staff make us who we are and we are endlessly grateful for their continued commitment to sustainability!

3 Energy 350

Location: Portland
Website: energy350.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 285.84
Energy-efficiency consulting firm

4 RHT Energy

Location: Medford
Website: rhtenergy.com
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 282.48
Engineering consulting firm

5 Vernier Software & Technology

Location: Beaverton
Website: vernier.com
Oregon employees: 109 | Score: 282.10
Manufacturer and seller of STEM technology

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As Vernier celebrates 40 years in business, we are pleased to be ranked again as one of the top green companies in Oregon. Our focus on respect for the environment continues today through the actions of new generations of employees.

TIE 6 Hartmann & Forbes

Location: Tualatin
Website: hartmannforbes.com
Oregon employees: 52 | Score: 280.30
Maker of window and wall coverings

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For over 20 years we have been continually seeking ways to minimize our impact throughout the harvesting, weaving, and finishing processes, as well as drive change within our industry. It’s our journey to a sustainable way of doing business.

TIE 6 Pepper Foster Consulting

Location: Portland
Website: pepperfoster.com
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 280.30
Business consulting firm

8 American College of Healthcare Sciences

Location: Portland
Website: achs.edu
Oregon employees: 39 | Score: 277.98
Higher education provider

9 Sponsors

Location: Eugene
Website: sponsorsinc.org
Oregon employees: 40 | Score: 277.67
Nonprofit provider of reentry services

10 Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors

Location: Portland
Website: ecologyoutdoors.org
Oregon employees: 6 | Score: 277.02
Nonprofit providing ecology lessons and field trips to K-12 students

11 Lorentz Bruun Construction

Location: Portland
Website: bruunconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 54 | Score: 276.10
General construction firm

12 Rose Villa

Location: Portland
Website: rosevilla.org
Oregon employees: 200 | Score: 275.63
Continuing-care retirement community

13 Opinion Dynamics

Location: Portland
Website: opiniondynamics.com 
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 275.06
Energy-efficiency research and consulting company

14 Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide

Location: Eugene
Website: elaw.org
Oregon employees: 11 | Score: 275.00
Nonprofit advocating for environmental potection and public health through law

15 Softstar Shoes

Location: Philomath
Website: softstarshoes.com
Oregon employees: 28 | Score: 274.34
Shoe manufacturer

16 Mt. Ashland

Location: Ashland
Website: mtashland.com
Oregon employees: 180 | Score: 273.11
Ski and recreational area

17 Living Room Realty

Location: Portland
Website: livingroomre.com
Oregon employees: 150 | Score: 272.97
Real estate brokerage and property management firm

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As a B-Corp, Living Room is dedicated to driving a global movement of people using business as a force for good. We are honored to be recognized as one of Oregon's 100 Best Green Companies!

18 Wagner Dental Care

Location: Portland
Website: wagnerdentalcare.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 272.35
Dental office

19 PAE Consulting Engineers

Location: Portland
Website: pae-engineers.com 
Oregon employees: 221 | Score: 272.08
Mechanical and electrical engineering firm

TIE 20 NAI Elliott

Location: Portland
Website: naielliott.com
Oregon employees: 60 | Score: 270.53
Commercial real estate services provider

TIE 20 Pacific Landscape Management

Location: Hillsboro
Website: pacscape.com
Oregon employees: 273 | Score: 270.53
Commercial landscape management company

22 Barran Liebman

Location: Portland
Website: barran.com
Oregon employees: 40 | Score: 269.32
Employment, labor and benefits law firm

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Barran Liebman represents employers in employment advice, employment litigation, labor relations, employee benefits, and higher education compliance. In addition to focusing on effective and sustainable workplace solutions, we are proud to support a sustainable future for our environment and community.

23 Ninkasi Brewing

Location: Eugene
Website: ninkasibrewing.com
Oregon employees: 110 | Score: 269.21
Craft brewery

24 Elephants Delicatessen

Location: Portland
Website: elephantsdeli.com
Oregon employees: 234 | Score: 269.04
Retail delicatessen

25 Energy Trust of Oregon

Location: Portland
Website: energytrust.org
Oregon employees: 104 | Score: 267.57
Energy-efficiency consulting nonprofit

26 Genentech Access Solutions

Location: Portland
Website: gene.com 
Oregon employees: 215 | Score: 267.49
Health services firm

27 Rogue Creamery

Location: Central Point
Website: roguecreamery.com
Oregon employees: 48 | Score: 266.87
Artisan cheese producer

28 Sokol Blosser Winery

Location: Dundee
Website: sokolblosser.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 265.65
Vineyard, winery and tasting room

29 Western Environmental Law Center

Location: Eugene
Website: westernlaw.org
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 265.07
Environmental law advocacy group

30 Oregon Wild

Location: Portland
Website: oregonwild.org
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 264.81
Environmental nonprofit

31 Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp

Location: Portland
Website: mhkc.org
Oregon employees: 11 | Score: 264.77
Outdoor recreational programming for people with disabilities

32 Image Pressworks

Location: Portland
Website: imagepressworks.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 264.68
Commercial printer

33 Northwest Family Services

Location: Portland
Website: nwfs.org
Oregon employees: 80 | Score: 263.68
Social services nonprofit

34 BRING Recycling

Location: Eugene
Website: bringrecycling.org
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 263.36
Nonprofit providing education and technical assistance programs to reduce wasteful consumption

35 Dogs for Better Lives

Location: Central Point
Website: dogsforbetterlives.org
Oregon employees: 34 | Score: 262.50
Nonprofit that trains dogs to help people with hearing impairment

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At Dogs for Better Lives, we’re not just committed to our mission of professionally training and placing Assistance Dogs with people throughout the U.S.; we recognize our greater responsibility to care for our community and our planet.

36 Green Hammer

Location: Portland
Website: greenhammer.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 261.69
Design-build firm

37 Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Location: Portland
Website: b-e-f.org 
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 261.58
Environmental nonprofit

38 Cascades Academy

Location: Bend
Website: cascadesacademy.org
Oregon employees: 41 | Score: 261.49
Nonprofit school

39 Adroit Construction

Location: Ashland
Website: adroitbuilt.com
Oregon employees: 130 | Score: 260.87
Commercial construction firm

40 Sussman Shank

Location: Portland
Website: sussmanshank.com
Oregon employees: 63 | Score: 260.54
Law firm

41 Centro Latino Americano

Location: Eugene
Website: centrolatinoamericano.org
Oregon employees: 19 | Score: 260.23
Social services nonprofit serving the Latino community

42 Crystal Greens Landscape

Location: Clackamas
Website: crystalgreens.com
Oregon employees: 180 | Score: 260.09
Landscaping firm

43 Swinerton

Location: Portland
Website: swinerton.com
Oregon employees: 130 | Score: 259.98
General contractor

TIE 44 NW Staffing Resources

Location: Portland
Website: nwstaffing.com
Oregon employees: 19 | Score: 259.77
Recruiting and outsourcing services firm

TIE 44 Mt. Hood Meadows

Location: Mt. Hood
Website: skihood.com
Oregon employees: 170 | Score: 259.77
Ski resort

46 Health Bridges International

Location: Portland
Website: hbint.org
Oregon employees: 4 | Score: 259.61
Nonprofit that advances health care for underserved populations

47 Evergreen Consulting Group

Location: Beaverton
Website: evergreen-efficiency.com
Oregon employees: 54 | Score: 259.25
Energy-efficiency consulting firm

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We’re honored to be one of Oregon’s 100 Best Green Workplaces. As a B Corp, sustainability is at the heart of our mission. We’re committed to making real change by helping people and companies across the nation use and manage energy wisely.


Location: Lake Oswego
Website: ayumetrix.com
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 259.00
Clinical laboratory

49 Rogue Retreat

Location: Medford
Website: rogueretreat.com
Oregon employees: 53 | Score: 258.88
Emergency shelter and transitional housing provider

50 Adelante Mujeres

Location: Forest Grove
Website: adelantemujeres.org
Oregon employees: 71 | Score: 258.67
Nonprofit providing education and support for Latinas and families

51 Rich Duncan Construction

Location: Salem
Website: richduncanconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 258.32
General contractor

52 LifeSource Natural Foods

Location: Salem
Website: lifesourcenaturalfoods.com
Oregon employees: 116 | Score: 256.92
Natural-foods grocery store

53 Meals on Wheels People

Location: Portland
Website: mowp.org
Oregon employees: 155 | Score: 256.19
Nonprofit providing meals to seniors

54 Child Foundation

Location: Portland
Website: childfoundation.org
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 255.71
Charity that helps children living in poverty remain in school

55 Gates Home Furnishings

Location: Grants Pass
Website: gatesfurniture.com
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 255.59
Furniture store

56 Cushman & Wakefield of Oregon

Location: Portland
Website: cushmanwakefield.com
Oregon employees: 93 | Score: 255.43
Commercial real estate agency

57 Upward Technology

Location: Portland
Website: moveitupward.com
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 255.23
Computer services provider

58 Logos Public Charter School

Location: Medford
Website: logoscharter.com
Oregon employees: 72 | Score: 255.12
K-12 public charter school

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At Logos, sustainability is part of everything we do. From our education program to our practices, including the new energy-efficient building we built, we believe in leaving the world a better place for our students and future generations.

59 Ash Creek Forest Management

Location: Tigard
Website: ashcreekforestry.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 255.11
Consultant in habitat restoration

60 Tucker Maxon School

Location: Portland
Website: tuckermaxon.org
Oregon employees: 30 | Score: 254.02
Nonprofit independent school

61 Neil Kelly Company

Location: Portland
Website: neilkelly.com
Oregon employees: 135 | Score: 253.87
Design-build and remodeling firm

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With a legacy of sustainable building practices, and an award-winning team engaged in community development and environmental stewardship, Neil Kelly is proud to be one of Oregon Business Magazine’s Best Green Workplaces.

62 Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth

Location: Portland
Website: rizzopc.com
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 253.21
Law firm

63 Virtual Supply

Location: Beaverton
Website: virtualsupply.com
Oregon employees: 56 | Score: 252.96
Internet fulfillment and wholesale distribution firm

64 Earth Advantage

Location: Portland
Website: earthadvantage.org
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 252.76
Nonprofit providing training, certifications, research and product development

65 Oregon Restoration

Location: Tigard
Website: oregonrestoration.com
Oregon employees: 32 | Score: 252.65
Restoration and construction firm

66 Self Enhancement

Location: Portland
Website: selfenhancement.org 
Oregon employees: 150 | Score: 252.37
Youth services nonprofit

67 Farleigh Wada Witt

Location: Portland
Website: fwwlaw.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 252.33
Law firm

68 Carr Auto Group

Location: Beaverton
Website: carrauto.com
Oregon employees: 340 | Score: 252.22
Car dealer

69 Avista Utilities

Location: Medford
Website: myavista.com
Oregon employees: 60 | Score: 251.12
Energy services provider

70 JLL

Location: Portland
Website: jll.com/portland
Oregon employees: 426 | Score: 249.31
Commercial real estate firm

TIE 71 S&B James Construction

Location: White City
Website: sbjames.com 
Oregon employees: 28 | Score: 249.24
Design and build contractor

TIE 71 ThinkShout

Location: Portland
Website: thinkshout.com
Oregon employees: 30 | Score: 249.24
Digital agency

73 The Joinery

Location: Portland
Website: thejoinery.com
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 248.89
Furniture maker

74 Ausland Group

Location: Grants Pass
Website: auslandgroup.com
Oregon employees: 70 | Score: 248.04
Architecture and engineering firm

75 Childpeace Montessori School

Location: Portland
Website: childpeace.org
Oregon employees: 67 | Score: 247.91
Montessori school

76 Steele Electric

Location: Beaverton
Website: nwsteele.com
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 247.30
Consulting and engineering firm

77 Terwilliger Plaza

Location: Portland
Website: terwilligerplaza.com
Oregon employees: 177 | Score: 247.21
Senior living community

78 DeSantis Landscapes

Location: Salem
Website: desantislandscapes.com
Oregon employees: 85 | Score: 247.20
Landscaping firm

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At DeSantis Landscapes, environmental sustainability is central to our fundamental respect for nature and our commitment to improve the quality of life. Being included on the 100 Best Green list is an honor for our team and a validation that sustainability in all its forms drives innovation and opportunity.

79 Systems West Engineers

Location: Springfield
Website: systemswestengineers.com
Oregon employees: 34 | Score: 247.18
Mechanical and electrical engineering firm


Location: Portland
Website: nten.org
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 246.81
Nonprofit providing training in technology

81 HomePlate Youth Services

Location: Beaverton
Website: homeplateyouth.org
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 246.75
Homeless youth advocacy group

82 Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation

Location: Portland
Website: olshf.org
Oregon employees: 25 | Score: 246.59
Nonprofit serving people with hearing and sight impairements

83 Tec Labs

Location: Albany
Website: teclabs.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 246.44
Pharmaceutical manufacturer

84 Star Body Works

Location: Medford
Website: starbodyworks.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 245.76
Auto body shop

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At Star Body Works, we not only repair cars but we care about how the process is completed. By using the chemicals we do we understand that they could potentially harm the environment if ever disposed of improperly. Therefore, we go above and beyond to keep our environment green.

85 ColumbiaCare Services

Location: Medford
Website: columbiacare.org
Oregon employees: 520 | Score: 245.49
Behavioral health care services nonprofit

TIE 86 KDP Certified Public Accountants

Location: Medford
Website: kdpllp.com
Oregon employees: 43 | Score: 244.21
Accounting firm

TIE 86 T-Mobile

Location: Salem
Website: t-mobile.com
Oregon employees: 662 | Score: 244.21
Mobile telecommunications services provider

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T-Mobile has been on a mission to change wireless for good, which includes following through on big commitments to taking care of the environment. We appreciate those efforts being recognized and excited to be on the 100 Best Green list!

88 New Buildings Institute

Location: Portland
Website: newbuildings.org
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 243.86
Nonprofit working to improve energy efficiency of commercial buildings

89 Willamette Valley Hospice

Location: Salem
Website: wvh.org
Oregon employees: 121 | Score: 243.84

90 David Evans and Associates

Location: Portland
Website: deainc.com
Oregon employees: 287 | Score: 243.52
Chartered surveyor

91 Cook Security Group

Location: Portland
Website: cooksecuritygroup.com 
Oregon employees: 176 | Score: 243.05
Security systems company

92 Fortis Construction

Location: Portland
Website: fortisconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 310 | Score: 242.60
Construction firm

93 Essex General Construction

Location: Eugene
Website: essexgc.com
Oregon employees: 62 | Score: 242.28
Construction firm

94 Konell Construction & Demolition

Location: Sandy
Website: konell.net
Oregon employees: 43 | Score: 241.31
Construction and demolition firm

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95 Growing Gardens

Location: Portland
Website: growing-gardens.org
Oregon employees: 27 | Score: 240.50
Nonprofit promoting growing foods in schools, backyards and correctional facilities

96 Perlo Construction

Location: Tualatin
Website: perlo.biz
Oregon employees: 165 | Score: 240.33
Construction firm

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Sustainable building is something we embody as a company both in the office and on our jobsites. We take great pride in making it on the 100 Best Green Companies list!

97 Willamette Valley Vineyards

Location: Turne
Website: wvv.com
Oregon employees: 245 | Score: 240.11

98 Advocates for Life Skills and Opportunity

Location: Portland
Website: alsoweb.org
Oregon employees: 290 | Score: 239.94
Nonprofit providing support to people with developmental disabilities

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Congratulations ALSO Advocates! Thank you for continuing to promote the full inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and your commitment to sustainability. You continue to provide the highest quality services.

99 Club Northwest

Location: Grants Pass
Website: clubnw.com
Oregon employees: 98 | Score: 239.88
Fitness center

100 College Housing Northwest

Location: Portland
Website: chnw.org
Oregon employees: 51 | Score: 239.79
Nonprofit providing affordable student housing

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1. Hayden Homes

Location: Redmond
Website: hayden-homes.com
Oregon employees: 151 | Score: 629.59

Team members receive a $35,000 discount on new home purchases, retreats for staff and spouses, and cell-
phone reimbursement. Employees cite the sense of community and mission as reasons that morale remains high, despite an uncertain year. “If all companies were like this, our world would be a better place.”

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From the very beginning, our focus at Hayden Homes has been on building quality homes and a strong community. Thank you to our team members for bringing our Give As You Go™ philosophy to life and for earning us this incredible honor.

2. Directors Mortgage

Location: Lake Oswego
Website: directorsmortgage.com
Oregon employees: 141 | Score: 626.06

Employees praise this company’s profit-sharing program, which benefits all employees from executives to receptionists. There is also an annual trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Work-from-home options meant that adapting to COVID-19 went smoothly. “Our leader, Mark Hanna, makes everyone feel like they are part of the Directors Mortgage family,” says an employee.

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Directors Mortgage takes a people-focused approach to making homeownership dreams come true. We’re dedicated to improving the lives of our clients & our team members. We are proud of our family being honored by Oregon Business’s list of the 100 Best.

3. TTR

Location: McMinnville
Website: ttrus.com
Oregon employees: 109 | Score: 623.26

Leaders of this tax consulting firm meet employees each week to discuss projects and development, which continued virtually during COVID-19. Competitive pay and paid time off have made a stressful time more manageable, say staffers. “The amount of care has really shined during the COVID epidemic,” says one employee.

Sponsored enhanced listing:L3 TTR

At TTR, we Improve the Quality of People’s Lives. We do this by caring for both our people and our clients, who are tax professionals all across the country.

4. Genentech Access Solutions

Location: Portland
Website: gene.com
Oregon employees: 215 | Score: 622.51

Employees enjoy volunteering, financial wellness coaching and financial assistance for student loans and mortgages. The company provides guided meditation, counseling sessions and mindfulness training. Employees received a stipend for setting up a home office.

5. Swinerton

Location: Portland
Website: swinerton.com
Oregon employees: 130 | Score: 613.62

“When COVID-19 hit, the company was very accommodating about any issues I had with my schedule or if I needed to watch my child,” says one employee of this construction company.  The firm pays for child care three times a week for staff with school-age children.  It is also transparent about finances.

Sponsored enhanced listing:L5 Swinerton

Since 1888, our success has been built on a foundation of shared values and our people. We work toward a common purpose: to be the preferred builder and trusted partner, proudly leading with integrity, passion, and excellence.

6. Adroit Construction

Location: Ashland
Website: adroitbuilt.com
Oregon employees: 130 | Score: 612.00

“Teamwork, craftsmanship, reliability, good pay, good management and safety practices” are the reasons one employee cites for working at this construction firm. Employees say managers are receptive to employee feedback. Comprehensive personal safety practices are also in place.

7. Andersen Construction

Location: Portland
Website: andersen-const.com
Oregon employees: 205 | Score: 607.76

“We are structured to pivot and constantly make improvements. Our leaders empower each one of us to live by all our core values,” says an employee. Workers receive free webinars on topics such as nutrition, mental health and financial planning. The firm also hired a diversity, equity and inclusion director.

8. Perlo Construction

Location: Tualatin
Website: perlo.biz
Oregon employees: 165 | Score: 605.80

Employees will find generous vacation time, flexible spending accounts, a wellness program, a volunteer program and an on-site fitness room. “Perlo Construction has been an excellent place to work even during COVID,” says one worker, who praised the company’s safety practices. “The environment is very friendly and welcoming.”

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Proud of our people, Perlo continues to do what’s right and fosters a culture of teamwork, reliability and fun.

9. Express Employment Professionals

Location: Tualatin
Website: expresspros.com
Oregon employees: 115 | Score: 605.56

This staffing company had a frantic year because of the high unemployment rate. Employees praise the company’s commitment to its mission. “Express didn’t cut back on support, they gave more to their franchise owners to make sure they had the resources to employ the community during this trying time,” says one worker.

10. Vernier Software & Technology

Location: Beaverton
Website: vernier.com
Oregon employees: 109 | Score: 603.35

Despite the pandemic-driven economic downturn, this STEM technology manufacturer had no layoffs and provided 100% pay to furloughed employees. “During the COVID-19 crisis, our highly skilled management team was able to react and make decisions on the fly to adjust and transform to minimize the impact on business.”

11. Rogue Credit Union

Location: Medford
Website: roguecu.org
Oregon employees: 466 | Score: 603.29

Employees will find free bikes, tuition reimbursement, interest-free loans, free gym memberships and an on-site fitness facility. The credit union’s leaders are also transparent with employees about financials. “We know where we stand in good times and challenging times. I am very confident in my executive leaders,” says one staffer.

12. Lone Rock Resources

Location: Roseburg
Website: lonerockresources.com
Oregon employees: 105 | Score: 599.59

Employees cite health care benefits and advancement opportunities as reasons to work for this lumber company. “I have transferred between departments, learned entirely new skills and received promotions to the head of my current area of expertise,” says one satisfied employee.

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It is an honor to be recognized as one the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon!  This would not be possible without our people!  Our people are the ones that make our culture and we thank them!

13. Crystal Greens Landscape

Location: Clackamas
Website: crystalgreens.com
Oregon employees: 180 | Score: 597.98

Monthly barbecues, staff retreats, wellness Wednesdays, an on-site fitness center, golfing events and personal therapy are just some of the reasons that employees enjoy working for this landscaping company. Executives support professional and personal growth for employees, says a staffer.

14. Fortis Construction

Location: Portland
Website: fortisconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 310 | Score: 597.25

Employees cite a supportive team environment and stellar management as reasons they love working for this construction company. “Transparency from top down is the best that I have ever seen,” says one employee. “Upper management goes out of their way to make sure everything else in your life is good,” says another.

15. LMC Construction

Location: Tualatin
Website: lmcconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 115 | Score: 596.53

Flexibility over schedules, work-life balance, inclusion practices, learning and promotion opportunities, and an open-door management policy are among the benefits of working for this construction firm. “LMC respects and celebrates diversity of race, culture, politics and spiritual beliefs. Team members adopt a strong sense of teamwork and a willingness to help.”

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Our pride is in our team members, we are absolutely thrilled to be on the 100 Best List – Our company would not be the success it is today without the contributions of our team. Our LMC Family is the BEST!

16. The Partners Group

Location: Portland
Website: thepartnersgroup.com
Oregon employees: 100 | Score: 595.92

COVID-19 led the Partners Group to bring its family-support programming online. Delivery of care packages, guest speakers through Zoom, virtual social activities and wellness programming meant employees had support during the pandemic. Staffers cite the charitable matching program as a valuable perk.

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Through our consulting, insurance, and financial services, The Partners Group has been making a difference since 1981. We help individuals and businesses across the nation solve problems and grow via strategies that discover, protect, and enhance their futures.

17. Turner Construction

Location: Portland
Website: turnerconstruction.com/portland
Oregon employees: 137 | Score: 594.59

“Upper management is incredible in making you feel valued in the company, no matter your level or how new you are,” says one employee. “I appreciate how open the company is to change. Whether it’s a new technology/process or social issues being brought to light, management will listen,” says another.

18. Oregon Pacific Bank

Location: Florence
Website: opbc.com
Oregon employees: 122 | Score: 593.90

Managers did not remove annual bonuses in the face of the pandemic. The bank assisted employees during COVID-19 by buying new laptops, providing a stipend for cellphones and boosting internet access for workers in remote areas. “Management went above and beyond and continues to do so with regards to taking care of staff.”

19. T-Mobile

Location: Salem
Website: t-mobile.com
Oregon employees: 662 | Score: 593.42

The company’s call center provides meals for employees, gets involved in local chamber of commerce events and brings in high school students through Youth Leadership Salem. “T-Mobile wants the world around them to progress through their employees,” says one worker. “They create benefits and incentives constantly.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:L19 TMobile

T-Mobile is an American wireless mobile operator. We are the first and largest nationwide 5G network. We believe that people come first – Our Customers, Our Communities and Our Teams! We’re changing wireless for good and We Won’t Stop!

20. UScellular

Location: Medford
Website: uscellular.com
Oregon employees: 124 | Score: 592.71

Employees will find a wellness program that rewards healthy activities such as fitness tracking and self-directed learning courses. “I love working at UScellular, especially this year,” says one employee. “They continue to pour into our safety and help me provide for my family.”

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We’re in the business of making connections. We connect 5 million people, businesses and government operations with our award-winning network. And we’re always looking for ways to make your experience with our communication services and products even better.

21. PAE Consulting Engineers

Location: Portland
Website: pae-engineers.com
Oregon employees: 221 | Score: 592.21

To support the transition to working from home, the consulting firm provided stipends to set up home offices. Employees establish their own hours and can connect through company-hosted online social events. Mindfulness seminars, chair yoga, parenting panels and cooking classes are hosted weekly.

22. Pacific Landscape Management

Location: Hillsboro
Website: pacscape.com
Oregon employees: 273 | Score: 587.88

Free Timbers and Trail Blazers tickets and a scholarship program are some of the perks of working at this landscaping firm. Despite COVID-19, one employee says strict safety practices meant they never felt uncomfortable coming to work. “Management clearly showed my health and the health of my co-workers as a top priority.”

23. JE Dunn Construction

Location: Portland
Website: jedunn.com
Oregon employees: 121 | Score: 587.32

Employees cite community service opportunities, great benefits, an emphasis on work-life balance and a focus on diversity as reasons they love their jobs. Staffers also appreciate the potential to grow in their careers. “I like that my employer gives you opportunities to get involved in different aspects of the job.”

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At JE Dunn Construction our people are our greatest asset. We are inspired by your hard work, commitment to safety, and focus on a fun working environment. Thank you for making JE Dunn a 100 Best Company!

24. David Evans and Associates

Location: Portland
Website: deainc.com
Oregon employees: 287 | Score: 586.17

In addition to new diversity training and wellness activities, this engineering company hired a magician to teach employees’ children with a mix of science and magic while schools are closed. “You will have a hard time finding anyone that complains about DEA, whether they are a client or an ex-employee.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:L24 DavidEvansandAssociates

At David Evans and Associates, Inc., our talented engineers, surveyors, planners, hydrographers, landscape architects, and scientists are committed to improving the quality of life. We give outstanding professionals the freedom and support to do what they do best.

25. Ticor Title Oregon

Location: Salem
Website: ticornw.com
Oregon employees: 240 | Score: 586.03

This employer prioritizes employees’ families with on-site child education. The women-led business has a focus on hiring and training non-college-educated people. “Very efficient and effective teams that deliver high results. Lots of incentives and great benefits,” says one employee.

26. Whitaker Ellis Builders

Location: Tigard
Website: whitakerellis.com
Oregon employees: 150 | Score: 585.59

Employees are treated to three yearly retreats as well as a summer picnic and holiday party. This building contractor prioritized creating a COVID-secure workplace by providing personal protective equipment and flexibility over schedules. “Family comes first when it comes to priorities and time off,” says one worker.

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Locally owned and operated, the professionals at Whitaker/Ellis have extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of concrete construction. From light commercial to heavy industrial and the ability to handle projects of all sizes and degree of difficulty.

27. OpenSesame

Location: Portland
Website: opensesame.com
Oregon employees: 120 | Score: 584.79

Employees at this e-commerce service have one full week per year of time to put toward professional development, and one full week of salary for professional development expenses. Employees also enjoy generous paid time off. “Leadership at all levels is committed to ensuring employees maintain a healthy work-life balance,” says one worker.

28. SheerID

Location: Portland
Website: sheerid.com
Oregon employees: 107 | Score: 582.04

In addition to offering employees a mental-health app, this technology firm’s  employees praise the leaders for caring about the growth of each employee. Opportunities for advancement abound. “Senior leadership is extremely communicative with an open-door policy,” says one employee. “The opportunities to grow within the company are readily available.”

29. Cook Security Group

Location: Portland
Website: cooksecuritygroup.com
Oregon employees: 176 | Score: 581.86

Regular monthly bonuses for efficient work and care packages for technicians are among the benefits of working for this employer. The company allows 16 hours’ paid volunteer time for employees to give back to their communities. “This amazing culture of support and growth is inspired by our fearless leaders.”

30. Thesis

Location: Portland
Website: thesis.agency
Oregon employees: 143 | Score: 579.75

Employees applaud the marketing agency’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Thesis offers financial help to employees who are first-time homebuyers. Management proactively took pay cuts because of the COVID-19 economic downturn. “The leadership is amazing,” says one employee. “They have created a safe, diverse and inclusive environment.”

31. Living Room Realty

Location: Portland
Website: livingroomre.com
Oregon employees: 150 | Score: 578.59

In addition to being a certified benefit corporation, employees praise the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion practices, pleasant office space and dog-friendliness. “We truly live out our values for the environment and caring for our community by giving back to local charities,” says one contented employee.

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32. Green Acres Landscape

Location: Salem
Website: greenacreslandscapeinc.com
Oregon employees: 100 | Score: 575.22

Employees cite the charitable giving and family feel of this landscaping company as reasons to come to work. “We support important causes continually throughout the year,” says one worker. “We are a green company striving to support its goal in our everyday work practices.”

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Our mission is to provide an unequalled landscape solution and value to each client while always respecting and protecting the environment. Our staff make us who we are and we are endlessly grateful for their continued commitment—this honor is theirs!

33. Aldrich Group

Location: Salem
Website: aldrichadvisors.com
Oregon employees: 235 | Score: 571.41

Employees praise the mission-driven nature of this accounting firm, as well as its commitment to transparency. “Management made sacrifices for the employees during the pandemic, and they constantly are showing that people are their number one priority,” says one employee. “From the top down, people care.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:L33 Aldrich

At Aldrich, our people are our #1 priority. Our team of experts has decades of experience in accounting, consulting, benefits, wealth management, and technology, and these world-class employees offer deep industry expertise to guide our clients through today’s financial complexities.

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1. Energy 350

Location: Portland
Website: energy350.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 655.26

This engineering consultancy adapted its benefits to account for COVID-19: Local coffee beans are delivered to employees’ doors; staffers are reimbursed for ergonomic furniture as well as costs associated with mental health care. Employees were given the option to go part-time to decrease stress for those juggling work and child care.

2. Bartlett Tree Experts

Location: Clackamas
Website: Bartlett.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 645.05

Employees of this tree maintenance service cite commitment to diversity and advancement opportunities as reasons to love their jobs. Others praise the company’s generous flexibility over schedules, which has allowed them to take care of children during the pandemic. The chance to advance professionally is a boon too.

3. The Gunter Group

Location: Portland
Website: guntergroupconsulting.com
Oregon employees: 45 | Score: 643.75

The consulting firm adapted to the pandemic by establishing virtual happy hours and team meetings. It also sent weekly care packages to employees. “They were transparent,” says one worker. “It brought a lot of comfort to us.” A comprehensive bonus system, profit sharing and annual off-site retreats are also on offer.

4. KDP Certified Public Accountants

Location: Medford
Website: kdpllp.com
Oregon employees: 43 | Score: 641.40

“They truly care about all employees and their success, goals and work-life balance,” says one worker. “They are constantly looking for ways to grow and improve as a company.” Others praise this women-led company for implementing remote-work possibilities and events that allow staff to relax together.

5. Lorentz Bruun Construction

Location: Portland
Website: bruunconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 54 | Score: 626.94

Employees cite longstanding company traditions and solid team leadership as reasons that they love their jobs. “The company’s COVID response these last 11 months was impressive and taken seriously. We kept working, made workplace changes, implemented protocols, invested in PPE and stayed safe,” says one satisfied staffer.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M5 LorentzBruunConstruction

When we say that Lorentz Bruun Construction has been a family business for the last 75 years, we aren’t just talking about the Bruun family, we are talking about each and every employee who we have been fortunate to have as a part of our team. This employee-centric approach has been a fundamental key to our longevity and success in the market.

6. Emerick Construction

Location: Tualatin
Website: emerick.com
Oregon employees: 62 | Score: 626.23

“Whether your need is time off to care for family members, or flex time to accommodate the ever-changing environment of working from home, the owners make it happen,” says one employee of this construction company. Staffers describe child care accommodations for parents and COVID-19 safety procedures as important perks.

7. NAI Elliott

Location: Portland
Website: naielliott.com
Oregon employees: 60 | Score: 623.99

“When we went remote, we put great effort into making sure everyone had the equipment to work from home,” says one employee of this commercial real estate firm. “There was great effort put into assisting clients to navigate COVID-19-related issues.” In addition to work-life balance and flexible schedules, employees can bring dogs to work.

8. Barran Liebman LLP

Location: Portland
Website: barran.com
Oregon employees: 40 | Score: 622.57

Employees of this law firm appreciate their flexible work schedules, transparency from management and a commitment to not downsizing employees during COVID-19. “The company constantly goes above and beyond to ensure that all employees are happy and taken care of,” says one contented staffer.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M8 BarranLiebman

Barran Liebman represents employers in employment advice, employment litigation, labor relations, employee benefits, and higher education compliance.  With a focus on proactive workplace solutions and guiding our clients toward quality workplace decisions, we are proud to lead by example internally.

9. Evergreen Consulting Group

Location: Beaverton
Website: evergreen-efficiency.com
Oregon employees: 54 | Score: 617.68

Employees praise the solid suite of benefits, including 3% contribution to a 401(k) regardless of employee contribution. Staff receive a $500 bonus for taking five consecutive days of vacation. “They are firmly people over profits. They mean what they say and walk their talk,” says one satisfied employee.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M9 EvergreenConsultinggroup

Evergreen is honored to make the list for 10 years in a row. As a B Corp, we aspire to keep building an inclusive culture that values our team, meets the needs of our clients, and makes a real impact in our communities.

10. Mid-Valley Commercial Construction

Location: Salem
Website: mid-valleyinc.com
Oregon employees: 75 | Score: 615.46

Employees enjoy a biannual bonus program and a retirement plan, as well as a positive office culture and company parties.  An environment of open communication boosts morale. “Mid-Valley Commercial Construction has an amazing team of great leaders,” says one employee.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M10 MidValleyCommercialConstruction

We encourage a work-life balance through flexible schedules, tele-commuting and providing the necessary tools to be successful. A collaborative work effort, creative problem solving, and treating people fairly and honestly makes for a great culture at Mid-Valley Commercial Construction, Inc.

11. Obility

Location: Portland
Website: obilityb2b.com
Oregon employees: 38 | Score: 610.46

Employees of this digital marketing company enjoy paid parental leave, flexible schedules and a revenue-sharing program for workers who refer clients to the company. “They understand the need to help with family, take care of children, and that a pandemic is always in the back of people’s minds,” says one worker.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M11 Obility

At Obility, we believe in our people, we invest in our people, and we align our efforts around helping them succeed. The result is a company culture that leads to more ideas, better ideas, and accelerated growth for our clients.

12. TZ Medical

Location: Portland
Website: tzmedical.com
Oregon employees: 51 | Score: 610.29

Flexibility to set schedules has been a help to employees taking care of their families during the pandemic at this health care manufacturer. “It has not been an easy year, but they have done everything in their power to keep the doors open and maintain the same level of comfort we are all used to,” says one worker.

13. Milestone Systems

Location: Lake Oswego
Website: milestonesys.com
Oregon employees: 94 | Score: 608.60

Company bikes, sponsored events, beer on tap, ergonomic furniture and product discounts are among the perks at this software company.  “Milestone was able to pivot seamlessly to working from home during COVID,” says one employee. “Now more than ever, I have seen Milestone step up to support its employees.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:M13 MilestoneSystems

Milestone Systems is a global leader in Video Management Software. We believe that by growing our people, we grow our business. We are proud of our people first culture and happy to be recognized as one of the 100 Best!

14. Garrison’s Home

Location: Central Point
Website: garrisons.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 607.81

After wildfires destroyed two locations of this furniture and bedding store, the owner started a fundraiser for people whose homes were damaged and matched contributions dollar for dollar.  “The amount of pride I have being a part of this company is such that I have declined generous employment offers from other companies,” says one worker.

15. General Pacific

Location: Fairview
Website: genpac.com
Oregon employees: 44 | Score: 607.28

Employees can convert hours of sick leave into vacation at this electrical supply store. Employer contributions to 401(k) and profit sharing for all employees are reasons that one employee describes this employer as “the best company I have ever worked for.” A laid-back environment that eschews micro-managing also goes down well.

16. OnlineNW / XS Media

Location: McMinnville
Website: onlinenw.com
Oregon employees: 41 | Score: 605.99

A four-day work week, one week of paid volunteer time, free home internet and help paying for cellphone bills are among the perks of working for this internet service provider. Additionally, employees are eligible to take a four-week sabbatical every seven years. “Everyone has a voice that can be heard,” says a staffer.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M16 OnlineNWXSMedia

OnlineNW and XS Media provide local Internet and voice services throughout the Willamette Valley. We are passionate about supporting our team’s unique strengths and ambitions.  As a service provider, our employees are vital to our success.  Proud to celebrate them!

17. Cushman & Wakefield of Oregon

Location: Portland
Website: cushmanwakefield.com
Oregon employees: 93 | Score: 605.91

“Flexibility in scheduling and a sense of community” are reasons one employee gives for loving their job. Others cite inclusivity practices and supportive managers as motivations to go to work for this commercial real estate company. Professional growth is also supported.

18. PlanB Consultancy

Location: Lake Oswego
Website: planbconsult.net
Oregon employees: 43 | Score: 604.75

Generous benefits such as 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums and long- and short-term disability characterize working at this consulting firm. But it is the supportive culture that employees like the most. “Any issues are quickly and fairly addressed,” says one staffer. Others point out the genuine emphasis on work-life balance.

19. Hagan Hamilton Insurance

Location: McMinnville
Website: haganhamilton.com
Oregon employees: 49 | Score: 603.49

This employer reassured employees stressed out about their job security during the pandemic by increasing bonuses and salaries. It also stepped up donations to charities. “They value what each employee has to say, and management decisions are made with the very best interest of the employees and the company as a whole.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:M19 HaganHamiltonInsurance

We Do the Right Thing. We Operate as a Team. We Enjoy the Work. We Strive for Excellence.

20. Harper Houf Peterson Righellis

Location: Portland
Website: hhpr.com
Oregon employees: 88 | Score: 600.78

This employee-owned civil engineering firm provides generous 401(k) contributions and fully paid health insurance premiums. The benefits and culture “would make a person stay for their entire career,” raves one employee. Another enjoys the virtual meetings that allow workers to “get lots of encouragement.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:M20 HarperHoufPetersonRighellis

HHPR provides comprehensive engineering, survey, landscape architecture, and planning services for public infrastructure and private development. We are honored to be named 100 Best and its reflection of our greatest asset, our people.

21. Finity Group

Location: Portland
Website: thefinitygroup.com
Oregon employees: 36 | Score: 599.68

This financial planning firm for the medical sector made the most of the pandemic-driven virtual workplace by holding trivia events, virtual happy hours and GrubHub lunches. It also started a diversity, equity and inclusion committee to increase accountability. “It is a company that values their employees and makes them feel appreciated,” says one happy staffer.

22. Robert Half

Location: Portland
Website: roberthalf.com
Oregon employees: 40 | Score: 599.45

Employees praise this staffing company for being transparent and communicative about the challenges facing the firm during the pandemic. Executives encourage employees to take time off to recharge and frequently check in with remote workers. “I’m impressed with the ways in which the company has supported employee needs in a rapidly changing environment.”

23. Douglas Fast Net

Location: Roseburg
Website: dfn.net
Oregon employees: 65 | Score: 597.85

Employees feel inspired by the family-feel environment of this fiber internet services provider. Staff appreciate the autonomy they are given to do their jobs, and enjoy the collaborative and supportive culture. “I am heard, and my words don’t get passed by my supervisor and management without thought,” says an employee.

24. Mammoth | ThinkHR

Location: Portland
Website: mammothhr.com
Oregon employees: 68 | Score: 596.67

Staffers feel supported by leaders at this HR consulting firm. One employee likes the “unlimited opportunities for personal and professional growth.” A focus on involving employees in the mission and vision of the company keeps the workforce vested.

25. Scott Edwards Architecture

Location: Portland
Website: seallp.com
Oregon employees: 76 | Score: 594.62

This employer pays for further education courses and encourages employees to work on projects that they are passionate about. A focus on helping the community is realized through donations, volunteering and pro bono services. “The company’s business model is considerate of others and puts people first.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:M25 ScottEdwardsArchitecture

SEA is a collaborative, people-first architecture firm. Our design approach puts the vision, goals, and needs of the people we design for at the heart of our creative process.

26. MassMutual Oregon

Location: Lake Oswego
Website: oregon.massmutual.com
Oregon employees: 73 | Score: 593.59

Leaders play an active role in encouraging personal and professional growth at this financial advisory firm. “My bosses are always asking me what they can do to help and support me,” says one employee. A focus on work-life balance, charitable giving and flexible schedules are part of the appeal.

27. Kernutt Stokes

Location: Eugene
Website: kernuttstokes.com
Oregon employees: 76 | Score: 591.90

To maintain its familial culture, this business consulting firm found creative ways to reach out to employees working remotely, such as hosting a drive-in movie and GrubHub lunches. Flexible schedules, a focus on work-life balance, and generous benefits and time off make this a best company to work for.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M27 Kernutt Stokes

For 75 years, Kernutt Stokes has provided tax, audit and consulting services to businesses throughout Oregon. Our incredible team makes us successful, working with integrity and excellence every day. We are honored to be recognized on the 100 Best list.

28. Sussman Shank

Location: Portland
Website: sussmanshank.com
Oregon employees: 63 | Score: 589.46

Employees of this law firm say the company moved smoothly to working remotely during the pandemic. “They very much cared about our mental status while we were all working from home,” says one staffer. A culture of social connection, work-life balance and employee well-being round out the benefits of working here.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M28 Sussman Shank

Sussman Shank LLP is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm.  We are honored to celebrate 15 years as one of Oregon’s 100 Best Companies. We recognize that the success of our firm is achieved through our talented and dedicated team of professionals.

29. Orchid Health

Location: Portland
Website: orchidhealth.org
Oregon employees: 45 | Score: 588.89

Each employee at this rural health care services provider receives a $500 “Happiness Benefit” that they can spend on whatever makes them happy – whether that is massages, kayaks or cruises. “I always feel like an owner, because what I say matters and is taken into serious consideration,” says one staffer.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M29OrchidHealth

Our astonishing culture fosters an environment of innovation and autonomy. We put employee happiness first to help empower us to do our best work in the communities we serve.

30. Kidder Mathews

Location: Portland
Website: kidder.com
Oregon employees: 73 | Score: 587.63

Employees of this commercial real estate firm have the chance to become shareholders and enjoy profit-sharing bonuses. Transparent bosses who get to know each employee personally create a positive culture. “There really is a collaborative atmosphere where everyone shares information and truly wants to see each other succeed.”

31. Ausland Group

Location: Grants Pass
Website: auslandgroup.com
Oregon employees: 70 | Score: 587.28

There are ample opportunities for advancement, raves one employee at this engineering firm. Flexibility to work from home and open communication between managers and employees contribute to the positive working environment. During the pandemic, employees could bring kids to work to help with remote learning. Dogs are welcome too.

Sponsored enhanced listing:M31 AuslundGroup

Ausland Group is a dynamic team of architects, engineers, builders and development professionals that focuses on delivering world-class commercial design and construction, locally scaled to our communities. We are honored to be recognized among Oregon’s 100 Best!

32. Avista Utilities

Location: Medford
Website: myavista.com
Oregon employees: 60 | Score: 586.20

Employers feel empowered to do their jobs well at this electric utility company. “They really do care about the employees; it feels like a small company atmosphere,” says a staffer. Good pay and benefits go down well too. “I’m part of a really good team and have a great deal of freedom within my position,” says another.

33. Tec Labs

Location: Albany
Website: teclabs.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 585.88

Random “Serendipity Days” are awarded to employees in addition to their PTO. The company celebrates employees’ hire dates with a monthly breakfast get-together and bonus. Generous benefits, profit sharing and a focus on work-life balance make this a best company to work for. “Your opinion matters, and people do care for one another.”

34. Convergence Networks

Location: Portland
Website: convergencenetworks.com
Oregon employees: 59 | Score: 584.99

Leaders are transparent and care about employee morale, says one staffer. “Very clear communication from management about the company’s goals, projects and status.” Great benefits and flexibility round out the positive atmosphere. “It is a very inclusive culture with a people-first position on all things.”

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1. Meadow Outdoor Advertising

Location: The Dalles
Website: meadowoutdoor.com
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 649.59

Employee wellness is a focus at this family-owned billboard company. Staff are reimbursed for purchasing things that support their wellness goals. To help parents during the pandemic, employees can bring their kids to work for online school. Employees are involved in decision-making and are encouraged to take part in training.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S1 MeadowOutdoor

As a brand builder for other businesses, Meadow Outdoor Advertising is pleased to be recognized on the Top 100 List.  We believe empowerment through ownership thinking and sharing management success with our employees leads to longevity for both.

2. WestPac Wealth Partners

Location: Lake Oswego
Website: westpacwealth.com
Oregon employees: 25 | Score: 643.16

Weekly trainings and accessible managers characterize work life at this financial advisory firm. “Amazing opportunities here,” says one staffer. “Incredible place to work and thrive.” A culture of support and encouragement from leaders contributes to the positive atmosphere. Flexible schedules are a boon too.

3. Pepper Foster Consulting

Location: Portland
Website: pepperfoster.com
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 638.23

Professional growth is the name of the game at this consulting firm. A training budget is set aside for each staffer. Employee-run committees help drive the culture, community impact, and diversity, equity and inclusion goals. “The company leadership is extremely transparent in sharing financials, projections and plans.”

4. NW Staffing Resources

Location: Portland
Website: nwstaffing.com
Oregon employees: 19 | Score: 637.80

Staff appreciate the work-life balance mentality that shapes the culture at this staffing firm. “They encourage time off for all employees and offer great incentives,” says an employee. Another raves that leaders recognize each employee’s strengths and supports them to be a success. “This company has so many opportunities for growth.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:S4 NWStaffingResources

NW Staffing Resources has been proudly connecting good people with great jobs since 1985! Our core values of Progress, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, and Ethical inform every decision we make as a company. We congratulate our entire team on this achievement.

5. Madden Industrial Craftsmen

Location: Beaverton
Website: mici.com
Oregon employees: 20 | Score: 634.59

A family-feel environment creates a positive vibe at this staffing firm. “They honestly care about their employees and take their responsibilities as employers seriously,” notes one staffer about the firm’s leaders. Employees appreciate flexible work schedules. Strong benefits and compensation go down well too.

6. Steele Electric

Location: Beaverton
Website: steeleelectric.com
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 634.29

Employees of this electrician appreciate the competitive wage and benefits, as well as leaders who encourage staffers to take time off. “It feels like one big family where everyone cares about the well-being of each other and we’re working toward one common goal,” says a happy staffer.

7. Anning-Johnson

Location: Wilsonville
Website: anningjohnson.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 634.11

Every employee has the chance to own stock in this construction company. “This leads to a mindset of working with a shared purpose,” says one staffer. Happy hours and free weekly meals are among the perks. During the pandemic, the company sought outdoor events like go-karting to bring employees together.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S7 AnningJohnson

The employee-owners of Anning-Johnson are proud to be a part of the 100 Best again this year, and congratulate and thank all the other winners for challenging us and making us better every day.

8. Pittman & Brooks

Location: Portland
Website: pittmanbrooks.com
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 630.58

Flexible work schedules and the ability to work from home define the culture at this accounting firm. Employees appreciate transparent communication from leaders. “They encourage constant feedback from every member of the organization to improve every piece of our operations,” comments one employee. Frequent raises and job training are popular too.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S8 Pittman Brooks

Behind good numbers, we have great people.  We are proud of our staff and they are the reason we have been selected to the Oregon 100 Best list for the sixteenth time.

9. Percipio Consulting Group

Location: Portland
Website: percipiogroup.com
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 626.19

Employees praise leaders for being transparent and approachable. This has been particularly important during COVID-19 because of the workers’ concerns over how the pandemic impacts the business. “Our leadership treats us as adults, giving us freedom and responsibility in our day-to-day work.”

Sponsored enhanced listing:S9 PercipioConsultingGroup

Percipio’s employees are at the heart of everything we do. Our management consulting firm is honored by this recognition and the opportunity to provide a great place for our team to grow and serve the companies in our community.

10. Davidson Benefits Planning

Location: Tigard
Website: davidsonbenefitsplanning.com
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 620.11

A collaborative culture is the name of the game at this employer. “As a lower-
level employee, I have no problem going to VPs or the president to ask professional growth or job-specific questions,” says one employee. Unlimited vacation time and flexible schedules are a win with employees. Great benefits are a boon too.

11. Wagner Dental Care

Location: Portland
Website: wagnerdentalcare.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 614.21

Employees love their boss at this Portland dentist. A positive atmosphere in which staff and patients are treated with respect and kindness makes this a popular place to work. Free dental coverage for employees and their families are among the perks.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S11 WagnerDentalCare

Wagner Dental Care is proud to be on the list of 100 Best Companies to work for in Portland Oregon.  Our company was established in 2000 and we are proud to support our local community.

12. Fournier Group

Location: Portland
Website: fourniergroup.com
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 612.00

This insurance agency encourages community involvement with 30 hours a year of volunteering time. Among the perks: an employee loyalty program rewards staff for staying with the company. A five-week sabbatical is earned after seven years, and $10,000 is awarded after 20 years. “This company trusts me to make the right decisions and compensates me fairly.”

13. Oregon Restoration

Location: Tigard
Website: oregonrestoration.com
Oregon employees: 32 | Score: 611.81

A myriad of cash gifts contributes to the feel-good environment at this building repair company. Gift cards for work anniversaries, monthly peer-to-peer recognition programs and regular out-of-office activities are part of the culture. Employees praise the owner for allowing staff to give input on policies and procedures.

14. RHT Energy

Location: Medford
Website: rhtenergy.com
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 610.59

An office kitchen stocked with healthy refreshments, a massage chair, fitness membership reimbursements and telecommuting are among the perks at this energy-efficiency consulting firm. Dogs are welcome in the office too. “The professional level of communication and problem solving is very enjoyable,” says a staffer.

15. Matrix Networks

Location: Portland
Website: mtrx.com
Oregon employees: 20 | Score: 609.62

Managers at this electrical engineering firm take notice of employee feedback and have made some improvements as a result. A focus on health and wellness and training opportunities boosts the family-feel culture. “It feels like a team effort every day. I feel supported, trusted and valued.”

16. Farleigh Wada Witt

Location: Portland
Website: fwwlaw.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 609.49

Annual bonuses and an extra week off for every seven years of service are among the benefits at this law firm. Lots of internal promotions and generous paid time off and benefits go down well too. “They are always providing recognition and company events so we feel like a family,” says one happy employee.

17. Gates Home Furnishings

Location: Grants Pass
Website: gatesfurniture.com
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 608.32

“Managers are down to earth and compassionate.  They are interested in employee’s needs,” is how one employee describes leaders at this family-owned furniture store. A “family-first” culture that is flexible with schedules and provides bonuses based on profits make this a best company to work for.

18. The Clinic for Dermatology & Wellness

Location: Medford
Website: theclinicoregon.com
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 608.14

Profit sharing and 100% employer-paid health plan are among the perks of working at this clinic. Approachable owners, who value feedback from employees on how the business is run, contribute to the positive culture.

19. Brainium Studios

Location: Portland
Website: brainiumstudios.com
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 607.58

Employees enjoy a plethora of benefits at this maker of video game apps, including paid parental leave, free lunches, reimbursement for training, charitable matching and volunteering time. A focus on work-life balance, more than six weeks of combined PTO and holidays, and a “beautiful creative workspace” round out the perks.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S19 BrainiumLogo

Thank you and congratulations to everyone at Brainium for earning this recognition! We believe a great place to work must also be a place to do great work. We couldn’t be prouder of our team and all we’ve accomplished together.

20. 3J Consulting

Location: Beaverton
Website: 3jconsulting.com
Oregon employees: 30 | Score: 602.66

This employer has a full gym and outdoor space for meetings and gatherings. Outdoor activities such as happy hours and fundraising walks build staff rapport. “It is a place that encourages growth and relationships rather than focusing on the bottom line and making the most money,” notes one staffer.

21. Twenty Four 7

Location: Portland
Website: twentyfour7.com
Oregon employees: 29 | Score: 600.35

This creative agency hosts several activities for its employees to bond, including team retreats and holiday celebrations. Staff have flexibility to manage work and family life. Employees feel their opinions are heard. “I feel supported, trusted and encouraged to not only make decisions, but to be – and explore – myself while doing it.”

22. Upward Technology

Location: Portland
Website: moveitupward.com
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 600.06

Unlimited PTO, flexible work-from-home policy, and paid time off for community work and volunteering are among the benefits at this B-Corp certified IT services provider. Employees feel supported by managers and are awarded with promotions.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S22UpwardTechnology

Upward Technology is a leader in delivering best-in-class IT, Cybersecurity and Digitization services. We are extremely proud of the amazing and growing team we have built.

23. Cable Hill Partners

Location: Portland
Website: cablehill.com
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 594.94

This wealth management company offers paid parental leave, an educational assistance program, charitable matching and paid volunteer time. Employees feel managers support their professional growth. “It is a very professional environment with a family atmosphere,” says a staffer. Generous benefits go down well too.

24. CIDA Architects and Engineers

Location: Portland
Website: cidainc.com
Oregon employees: 34 | Score: 592.42

Employees praise managers for involving workers in their decision-making. The company offers paid volunteer time and good work-life balance. “There are many opportunities for self-growth and professional growth,” says a staffer. An environment of team camaraderie and open communication make this a popular place to work.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S24 CIDA

CIDA is honored once again to have been named one of the 100 Best Companies. Thank you to all of our employees for your dedication and spirit over the last 30 years and for honoring us again with this award.

25. Larkins Vacura Kayser

Location: Portland
Website: lvklaw.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 591.34

A collaborative and supportive team environment is how employees describe working at this law firm. Senior partners care about the well-being of staff and go out of their way to ensure their success, according to one employee. “Everyone is respectful, everyone has a great work ethic and is appreciative,” says another.

26. Jackson County Physical Therapy

Location: Medford
Website: jc-pt.com
Oregon employees: 34 | Score: 590.47

A family-friendly, flexible work environment are adjectives that employees frequently use to describe this employer. A focus on helping staff reach their personal and professional goals makes this a popular place to work. “Best communication between all staff that I have ever experienced,” says one contented staffer.

27. Wicks Emmett

Location: Roseburg
Website: wicksemmett.com
Oregon employees: 20 | Score: 587.67

Good work-life balance, telecommuting and flexible hours are among the benefits of working for this accounting firm. “The employees are given opportunities for growth, and the firm is always quick to recognize accomplishments,” says one employee. Managers are transparent about financials and are committed to staff training.

28. First Choice Appraisal Management

Location: Portland
Website: firstchoiceamc.com
Oregon employees: 27 | Score: 585.88

This employer builds  positive culture through a variety of activities, including scavenger hunts, fitness competitions, volunteering and SOLVE beach clean-ups. “Strong value in teamwork, personal connections, opportunities for rewards and bonuses” is how one employee describes working here.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S28 FirstChoiceAppraisal2

First Choice Appraisal Management provides compliant managed appraisal solutions for financial institutions. Congratulations to our happy teammates, comprised of the industry’s friendliest experts, who made us a winner on the 100 Best List of Oregon companies!

29. Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth

Location: Portland
Website: rizzopc.com
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 585.46

A culture of open communication and transparency makes this law firm a best company to work for. An emphasis on work-life balance and flexible schedules contributes to the overall positive environment. “Management invites and participates in respectful, open, clear and transparent communication,” says one happy staffer.

30. McKean Smith

Location: Portland
Website: mckeansmithlaw.com
Oregon employees: 27 | Score: 585.45

There is a family-feel atmosphere at this law firm. Employees are supported to grow professionally. Solid benefits and compassionate managers make this a popular employer. “I don’t feel as if I am a cog in the machine; my individuality and skills that I bring to the table are celebrated.”

31. Skin by Lovely

Location: Portland
Website: skinbylovely.com
Oregon employees: 27 | Score: 585.31

This skin care clinic reimburses employees for pursuing continuing industry education. Discounts on products, monthly performance bonuses and monthly awards based on peer nominations are among the perks. “The plan for advancement in my position is transparent and clearly laid out,” says a staffer.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S31 SkinbyLoveley

As Oregon’s #1 Botox® Clinic, Skin by Lovely’s mission is to ignite self-love through medical aesthetics & skin rejuvenation treatments. We are incredibly honored to be nominated and included on the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon.

32. McCoy Millwork

Location: Portland
Website: mccoymillwork.com
Oregon employees: 30 | Score: 582.80

Employees at this family-owned building materials supplier rave about the caring and fun work environment. Managers support staffers’ personal and professional goals, and employees feel they are respected and their opinions heard. “Everyone has a voice and has freedom to try new ideas,” says one happy staffer.

33. Cascade Insights

Location: Oregon City
Website: cascadeinsights.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 582.51

This market research company is committed to a virtual workplace, allowing employees the flexibility to work from home while providing opportunities for engaging colleagues. Employees feel their personal and professional growth is supported and can pursue projects that interest them and that align with the company’s goals.

Sponsored enhanced listing:S33 CascadeInsights

Cascade Insights empowers B2B technology companies with custom market research and marketing solutions. We are grateful for our employees who are constantly discovering new ways to make our organization better every day.

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