Best Workplaces in Dallas 2018 – 5 Award-Winning Companies in Dallas

best workplaces in dallas 2018

After input from more than 28,000 employees, 50 companies emerged as as a best place to work  in Texas for 2018. This honorable distinction was granted by Fortune’s Great Place to Work Institute.

The companies on the list represented a variety of industries, from retail and construction, to healthcare, professional services, and everything in between. The rankings were primarily driven by employee feedback and companies were chosen based on their ability to consistently create a great place to work for all affiliated employees.

Firms headquartered in Dallas peppered the list, confirming the increasingly well-known fact that Dallas is a great city to work in! When it comes to “going big or going home,” Dallas goes big, offering a cornucopia of great companies, finger-licking food, and unforgettable experiences.

Here’s a look at the Dallas-based companies that made the list:

Encompass Home Health

Encompass Home Health was ranked eighth out of of 30 incredible workplaces in Texas in the large companies category. The company, which is a Medicare certified home health and hospice company, provides speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and skilled nursing services.

Employers can set their own daily work schedules and get 6 weeks of paid vacation each year. Talk about flexibility! The company also reimburses employees for certain advanced certifications and degrees through its Encompass Scholars Program.

Ryan, LLC

Global tax services and software provider Ryan, LLC came in 25th on the Best Workplaces in Texas 2018 list! It’s no surprise that the company is among the best companies to work for. Employees receive a 4-week paid sabbatical after 5 years with the company.

Additionally, myRyan, the company’s award-winning flexible work program allows employees to work wherever and whenever they want. People who work at Ryan also receive parental benefits, tuition reimbursement, and paid volunteer hours.

Pariveda Solutions  

Pariveda Solutions, a technology strategy and solutions firm, took home the 3rd place spot out of the 20 Best Workplaces in Texas in the small companies category. Employees at Pariveda have access to a valuable mentorship program and receive a 8 week sabbatical after 5 years with the company. A culture of community service flows through the company’s culture, encouraging employees to give back to the community in a variety of ways.

City Credit Union

City Credit Union landed the 17th spot among the 20 small companies on the Best Workplaces in Texas 2018 list! The credit union serves four counties in the Dallas Fort Worth Area and has grown to be one of the largest local credit unions in the area.

Employees receive excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Additionally, 93% of employees surveyed reported feeling good about the ways the company invests in itself!


Connectrac, a cable management company, was ranked 19th out of 20 small companies on the Best Workplaces in Texas 2018 list. Employees can roll their PRO hours over from year to year, and accrue up to 4 weeks of banked PTO hours.

The company also embraces celebration, hosting a number of parties and events throughout the year. Employees can expect miscellaneous and unannounced celebrations too! In past years, Connectrac has celebrated National Macaron Day, National Root Beer Float Day, National Wine Day and National Beer Day.

If you’re interested in learning more about great companies to work for in Texas, check out this list of incredible Texas employers. Then, browse through open positions at the companies to find the perfect fit for you!

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