Best Perks & Benefits 2021

Companies today know that keeping their workforce happy means providing more than just a fair salary. Perks and benefits continue to be important aspects of an employee’s satisfaction at a workplace. Whether it’s providing fully-paid healthcare and daycare or unlimited paid time off and gym memberships, businesses on Comparably’s Best Companies for Perks & Benefits strive to be valuable to their employees in aspects that help other parts of their lives. In fact, according to Comparably data, more than half (53%) of employees surveyed said the wellness work perk they most wanted was a paid gym/health club membership, with massage therapy in second place at 23%.

“While salary is a factor to consider when determining where to work, perks and benefits continue to be an important aspect to employee satisfaction in the workplace,” said Comparably co-founder/CEO Jason Nazar. “The top-rated companies on our Best Perks & Benefits list this year are commended by their employees for caring about the full spectrum of workers’ lives, such as providing a work-from-home office stipend, fully paid benefits, or flexible time off.”

The Top 100 highest-rated companies with the Best Perks & Benefits are based on anonymous employee feedback on to a variety of questions regarding an employee’s overall satisfaction with their perks and benefits. This distinction is segmented into two lists: Large companies (more than 500 employees) and Small/Mid-Size companies (500 employees or fewer). Methodology is outlined below the lists.

A few key stats worth noting about the 100 Best Companies for Perks & Benefits list:

  • An average of 89% of employees from the top-rated large companies and 94% from the top-rated SMB said they were satisfied with their benefits, compared to only 64% of employees surveyed site-wide.
  • An average of 93% of employees from the top-rated large companies and 94% from the top-rated SMB rated their perks as “good” or “fantastic,” compared to only 44% of employees surveyed site-wide.
  • When asked if benefits play a part in remaining at the company, 79% of employees from the top-rated large companies and 83% from the top-rated SMB said yes, compared to only 52% of employees site-wide.

The 50 Large companies with the Best Perks & Benefits are:

1 Google Mountain View, CA
2 Peloton New York, NY
3 Microsoft Redmond, WA
4 Adobe San Jose, CA
5 Boston Consulting Group Boston, MA
6 Apple Cupertino, CA
7 Facebook Menlo Park, CA
8 Zoom Video San Jose, CA
9 Uber San Francisco, CA
10 RingCentral Belmont, CA
11 Experian Costa Mesa, CA
12 LG Electronics North America Englewood Cliffs, NJ
13 T-Mobile Bellevue, WA
14 GoDaddy Tempe, AZ
15 Cisco San Jose, CA
16 Medallia San Francisco, CA
17 Squarespace New York, NY
18 Chipotle Newport Beach, CA
19 Paycom Oklahoma City, OK
20 Qualtrics Provo, UT
21 UiPath New York, NY
22 6sense San Francisco, CA
23 Palo Alto Networks Santa Clara, CA
24 Credit Karma Oakland, CA
25 LinkedIn Sunnyvale, CA
26 Globant San Francisco, CA
27 ADP Roseland, NJ
28 Northside Hospital Atlanta, GA
29 Malouf Logan, UT
30 CarGurus Cambridge, MA
31 A Cloud Guru, a Pluralsight Company Austin, TX
32 Curriculum Associates North Billerica, MA
33 Alkami Technology Plano, TX
34 Farmers Insurance Woodland Hills, CA
35 Appian McLean, VA
36 Ascension Saint Louis, MO
37 Sunrun San Francisco, CA
38 Imprivata Waltham, MA
39 ArcBest Fort Smith, AR
40 VMware Palo Alto, CA
41 Smarsh Portland, OR
42 Calix San Jose, CA
43 Nu Skin Enterprises Provo, UT
44 Invitation Homes Dallas, TX
45 SentinelOne Mountain View, CA
46 Duck Creek Technologies Boston, MA
47 Synergy One Lending San Diego, CA
48 Bell Fort Worth, TX
49 Fanatics Jacksonville, FL
50 Waste Connections Mountain View, CA

Best Perks & Benefits (Large Companies)

The 50 Small/Mid-size companies with the Best Perks & Balances are:

1 Pipefy San Francisco, CA
2 Nylas San Francisco, CA
3 Verisys Corporation Louisville, KY
4 Civic Financial Services Redondo Beach, CA
5 Stack Overflow New York, NY
6 The Change Company Irvine, CA
7 Levelset New Orleans, LA
8 Vena Solutions Toronto, Canada
9 EQRx Cambridge, MA
10 Productboard San Francisco, CA
11 Clearcover Chicago, IL
12 Syapse San Francisco, CA
13 Flywire Boston, MA
14 Flexion Therapeutics Burlington, MA
15 Snapdocs San Francisco, CA
16 Digital Media Solutions Clearwater, FL
17 Leaf Group Santa Monica, CA
18 Calendly Atlanta, GA
19 ThomasARTS Farmington, UT
20 Prove New York, NY
21 Course Hero Redwood City, CA
22 Workboard Redwood City, CA
23 San Francisco, CA
24 Tinder Los Angeles, CA
25 Strava San Francisco, CA
26 Phaidon International New York, NY
27 Who What Wear Los Angeles, CA
28 Golden Hippo Woodland Hills, CA
29 Newsela New York, NY
30 Deem Oakland, CA
31 Grindr West Hollywood, CA
32 Classy Llama Springfield, MO
33 Teleport Oakland, CA
34 FightCamp Costa Mesa, CA
35 PosiGen New Orleans, LA
36 Tophatter San Francisco, CA
37 AXIOS Arlington, VA
38 Carbyne New York, NY
39 Nogin Tustin, CA
40 Steampunk McLean, VA
41 Whisps New York, NY
42 Zevia Encino, CA
43 JobNimbus Lehi, UT
44 Wistia Cambridge, MA
45 Hippo Insurance Palo Alto, CA
46 Therapy Brands Birmingham, AL
47 SuprTEK Ashburn, VA
48 Pie Insurance Washington, DC
49 MISUMI Schaumburg, IL
50 Velex Frisco, TX

Best Perks & Benefits (Small/Mid-Sized Companies)


  • This set of Comparably Awards are derived from sentiment ratings provided by employees who anonymously rated their employers on during a 12-month period (September 17, 2020-September 17, 2021).
  • Rankings were determined based on a series of questions related to perks and benefits (in yes/no, 1-10 scale, and multiple-choice format). The answer to each question was given a numerical score and then compared to companies of similar size. Sample questions include:
    • Are you satisfied with your benefits?
    • How would you rate the perks your office provides?
    • Do your benefits play a part in you staying at the company?
  • To qualify, Large companies (more than 500 employees) must have met a minimum of 75 employee participants and Small/Mid-Size companies (500 or fewer employees) needed a minimum of 25 employee participants. For fairness and statistical significance, additional weight was given to companies with more participation from their employee base.
  • There were no fees or costs associated with participating, nor was nomination required. The final data set was compiled from 15 million ratings across 70,000 North American companies.
  • For Awards FAQ, please go to

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