There’s a lot to do in Oklahoma City, like checking out all the great restaurants, enjoying the local culture, taking a walk through the town’s parks and museums, and overall just immersing yourself in all the stuff that makes Oklahoma City…well, Oklahoma City.
All the great things that make Oklahoma City home to thousands of families and individuals also make it a haven for job searchers of all stripes — some looking for the very first time, others seeking a change of pace, and others still who are desperately calling every business they can find and hoping that their next big interview will be “the one.”
But there are new companies springing up across the Oklahoma City area all the time, and this begs an important question for job searchers: which companies are the best for employees to work for?
We were curious — so, using company scores from websites that aggregate reviews like GlassDoor and Indeed as a baseline, we created our own list of some of the best companies to work for headquartered within Oklahoma City, OK.
The full list can be found further down, but first, here’s a quick top ten:
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WeGoLook combines technology with an on-demand workforce of over 30,000 Lookers to help businesses and individuals gather and validate information anytime, anywhere. From simple inspections to enterprise solutions, WeGoLook’s products build confidence in consumers and empower businesses to improve efficiencies while lowering costs.
Employees of WeGoLook love the company for the opportunity the work grants them to work with the company’s crowdsourcing “Lookers,” along with the ability to be part of such a hardworking team.
Paycom is a network solutions company that uses technology to handle all aspects of employee management, from hiring and training all the way to compensation and complying with larger industry regulations.
The company’s employees appreciate the way that the company takes time to invest in the success of its employees, providing excellent benefits and making sure that the company culture stays as fun and supportive as possible.
Devon Energy is an oil and natural gas production company that owns pipelines and treatment plants in the United States and Canada, though the company itself is based out of Oklahoma City.
Employees of Devon Energy enjoy the high quality people and facilities that the company employes, as well as the unique challenges they face working in the energy field.
Chaparral Energy is another oil and gas production and exploration company, this one particularly focused on the production of gas in North Texas, the Gulf Coast, and the Rocky Mountains using CO2 to enhance the oil recovery process.
Employees of Chaparral Energy particularly note the company’s phenomenal culture and team-heavy cooperative atmosphere as being some of the best reasons to work for the company.
American Fidelity Assurance Company is a supplemental benefits provider with a focus on offering a different opinion for Customers in education, municipality, auto retail and healthcare. It serves more than 1 million Customers across 49 states.
American Fidelity is a certified Great Place to Work and one of Fortune magazine’s Best Companies to Work for 2017! Learn more and see what Colleagues have to say.
SandRidge Energy is yet another oil and gas production and exploration company — unlike the first two, SandRidge Energy focuses on extracting oil from patches in the Permian Basin of West Texas, where the desert environment can make extraction a tricky process.
Employees of SandRidge Energy appreciate the corporate culture that the company has so far created, particularly bringing up the supportive and communicative management staff as being some of the best reasons to work for SandRidge Energy.
Oil and gas is a popular field in Oklahoma City. The fourth oil and gas production company on our list, Chesapeake Energy distinguishes itself by focusing on reducing the high risk involved in oil extraction while also going after unconventional assets in order to supply their customers.
Employees of Chesapeake Energy like the way that the company hires truly amazing employees, with the company’s excellent perks mentioned as being some of the best reasons to work for the business.
The first banking and asset management company on our list, Midfirst Bank is a privately owned bank based out of Oklahoma City that serves customers primarily in western Oklahoma, Phoenix, and Denver.
Employees of Midfirst Bank enjoy the phenomenal training opportunities offered by the company, which promotes from within to provide its employees with numerous chances to move up within the company itself.
APMEX is a gold, silver, and precious metal products retailer that offers its employees a chance to work in an exciting industry while also giving them the safety of a financially stable organization.
Employees of APMEX love the opportunities the company offers to train in a variety of different specialties and to move between roles within the company.
First Fidelity Bank is another banking and financial services company that was originally founded in Oklahoma in 1920 — even today with over $1.4 billion in reserves, the company is still family-owned.
Employees of First Fidelity Bank enjoy the stability offered by the massive company along with the fact that the company’s culture is among the best in the business.
Braum’s is an ice cream and fast food company based out of Oklahoma City that was originally founded in 1933 before expanding as a chain in the 1950s.
Employees of Braum’s like the company’s flexible scheduling practices and willingness to work with the needs of their employees as being some of the best reasons to work for the company.
Tinker AFB is a United States air force base that acts as the center for the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, which manages aircrafts, weaponry, software, and accessories on a global scale.
Employees of Tinker AFB appreciate the lack of stress accompanying work coupled with awesome job security and plenty of time off as being some excellent reasons to work for Tinker.
Oklahoma Publishing Company, or the OPUBCO Communications Group, is a publishing company that produces papers like the Oklahoman, which is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Oklahoma.
Employees of OPUBCO note the company’s promotion of community volunteer work and generally high quality of coworkers as being some of the best reasons to work for the company.
Northcare is a provider of health services for people of all ages, in particular providing services related to treating patients dealing with trauma or child abuse.
Employees of Northcare enjoy the company’s tendency to promote employees from within along with the positive, upbeat environment as being some of the best reasons to work for Northcare.
Express Employment Professionals is an outsourcing and staffing company based out of Oklahoma City, but with more than 760 offices in the US, Canada, and South Africa already under its belt.
Express Employment Professionals employees like the way that the company always has some way to help keep their employees occupied, while the friendly staff and easy application process are some of the best reasons to work for the company.
QuiBids is an auction website where brand names items can quickly be snatched up by savvy consumers at surprisingly low prices — the company is based out of OKC, but operates all across North America and Europe.
Employees of QuiBids enjoy the company’s overall polite, friendly environment and flexible hours as being among the best reasons to work for QuiBids.
“After leaving a highly stressful environment at another company, my time with Kimray has been a welcomed breath of fresh air. I knew the first week after starting here that the rumors were true—this is an incredible place to work. From the supportive and transparent management team, to the manageable workload, to the generous benefits, to the investments in my professional and personal development, I couldn’t ask for a better place to work.”
– Curtis, Creative Writer and Media Strategist at Kimray
Last but not least is Kimray, which holds the distinction of being both the final item on our list as well as our fifth oil and gas-based company, but rather than being extraction and exploration based, Kimray is focused on manufacturing the equipment that other companies use in order to get oil and gas out of the ground.
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|5||American Fidelity Assurance Company|
|10||First Fidelity Bank|
|13||OPUBCO Communications Group|
|15||Express Employment Professionals|