Forbes partnered with Statista to identify employers in each state liked best by workers.
Boeing, which has a big St. Louis presence, earned Missouri’s top spot. The aviation and defense company also ranked first in Oklahoma and South Carolina.
Jack Henry & Associates was second on the list. The firm makes technology for the financial services industry and is headquartered in Monett.
Children’s Mercy Kansas City, a pediatric medical center, was No. 4. Technology giant Microsoft ranked third. Edward Jones, the financial services firm based in the St Louis area, rounded out the top five.
Forbes compiled the list from surveys of 80,000 American workers at companies with at least 500 employees.