According to, if you work for one out of these 100 companies they've listed, then you should be proud. Why? Here's how they've calculated their answer:

"We figured out the best companies to work for in Maine using data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity. You can also search for the best companies to work for in any other state or city."

Side note, you actually can nominate your favorite company you've worked for in any city by clicking here and being a part of the research, but let's move on to Vacationland. As mentioned earlier, here's the final list from Zippia.

Maine's Top 3 Companies to Work for

1. Geiger
This is a marketing & advertising company that originates in Lewiston, Maine. Here's their mission station from,

"Geiger is a company which deals with marketing, advertising, and promotions of products.Based in Maine, Geiger is a medium-sized media company with 500 employees and a revenue of $210.0M. Our mission is to help our clients meaningfully connect with their customers, prospects and employees".


2. Dead River
Man, anytime I moved into a new apartment and had to set up an account with these guys, they were always so nice to my roommates and i. Here's their mission statement from

"Dead River Company is trusted by homes and businesses throughout Northern New England for reliable fuel deliveries and expert service. Each day our employees come to work focused on upholding the company’s core values of integrity, caring and excellence. No matter the time of day or day of the week, you can count on us to be there when you need us. This is how we deliver on a promise."

A biotechnology company headquartered in Westbrook, Maine, that revolves around keeping your pets safe. Check out their mission statement from

Helping pets lead longer, fuller lives is at the heart of everything we do. Our diagnostic and software products and services create clarity in a complex and evolving world. Our innovations also help ensure the safety of milk and water around the world and maintain the health and well-being of livestock, poultry, and horses.

It's very telling how I personally have great experiences from all three of these companies mentioned above as the best companies to work for in Maine. These companies were most likely a contributing factor to Maine also became ranked very high on this list of the least hated states in the country.

I was actually just talking about what makes Maine one of the least hated states in the US, if you'd like to read all the answers here.

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