Amazon, Nike, Toys R Us among the top U.S. companies for diversity

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Amazon, Indeed, Kaiser Permanente, Nike and Toys R Us are among the top 25 companies for diversity, according to Comparably, a compensation, culture and career monitoring website.

Comparably's list reflects answers to questions about salary and benefits, work-life balance, work environment, relationships with managers and coworkers, and other workplace issues from employees who classify themselves as African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, or other.

Companies such as Kaiser Permanente, Facebook and Indeed stood out, according to Comparably CEO Jason Nazar.

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"What stands out about these companies is that minority employees that might otherwise feel disenfranchised at other companies, often rate their leaders and organizations higher than their Caucasian counterparts," Nazar said.

The lists below represent the best companies for diversity, as rated by their employees on, and are listed in alphabetical order. Large companies are organizations with 500 or more employees. Small-to-medium companies are organizations with fewer than 500 employees.

1. Adobe, San Jose, Calif.

2. Amazon, Seattle, Wash.

3. Cornerstone OnDemand, Santa Monica, Calif.

4. Facebook, Menlo Park, Calif.

5. Forever 21, Los Angeles

6. GE Digital, San Ramon, Calif.

7. Globant, San Francisco

8. Google, Mountain View, Calif.

9. HubSpot, Cambridge, Mass.

10. Indeed, Austin, Texas

11. Intuit, Mountain View, Calif.

12. Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif.

13. LinkedIn, Mountain View, Calif.

14. Microsoft, Redmond, Wash.

15. Nike, Beaverton, Ore.

16. Nordstrom, Seattle

17. NVIDIA, Santa Clara, Calif.

18. Pinterest, San Francisco

19. Salesforce, San Francisco

20. Square, San Francisco

21. Starbucks, Seattle

22. T-Mobile, Bellevue, Wash.

23. TeleTech, Englewood, Colo.

24.Toys R Us, Wayne, N.J.

25. VMware, Palo Alto, Calif.

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The top small and mid-sized companies for diversity in 2017, according to, in alphabetical order:

1. Arimo, Mountain View, Calif.

2. BizMerlin, Vienna, Va.

3. BoldLeads, Chandler, Ariz.

4. Branch Metrics, Palo Alto, Calif.

5., Seattle

6. Entelo, San Francisco

7. Envoy, San Francisco

8. Forte Group, Chicago

9. Fueled, New York

10. Help Scout, Boston

11. Leaf Group, Santa Monica, Calif.

12. Mobomo, Vienna, Va.

13. NetCentrics Corporation, Herndon, Va.

14. PagerDuty, San Francisco

15. Periscope Data, San Francisco

16. Pipedrive, New York

17. Redbooth, Palo Alto

18. RingDNA, San Francisco

19. SendGrid, Denver

20. SiteTraker, Palo Alto, Calif.

21. Swift Navigation, San Francisco

22. Thrive Market, Los Angeles

23. TripActions, Menlo Park, Calif.

24. UnifyCloud, Redmond, Wash.

25. XLA, Inc., Vienna, Va.

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Comparably’s "Best Of" lists are derived from sentiment ratings provided by employees who anonymously rated their employers on during the 2017 eligibility period (1/1/17– 11/17/17). There were no fees or costs associated with participating, nor was nomination required.