Forbes: UC among Ohio’s top employers

Annual list of best in-state employers highlights closer-to-home companies for American workers

The University of Cincinnati has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's best in-state employers for 2023.

UC ranks No. 45 out of 100 Ohio employers on the list recognized for performing exceedingly well on a national level. 

The rankings were based on an independent survey of employees working for companies with more than 500 employees, from all industry sectors within the United States. The final calculation is based on a total of more than 2 million employer recommendations. Nearly 1,400 organizations made at least one state list, with 269 ranking in multiple states.

Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to survey 70,000 workers. Participants were asked if they would recommend their employer to others, and to evaluate their employer based on working conditions, diversity, compensation packages, potential for development, company image and more.

Earlier this year, Forbes recognized UC as top employer for diversity as well as one of the best employers for recent graduates.

UC adds economic value to the state as a top employer of residents in the region. UC employed 11,095 full-time and part-time faculty and staff in FY 2021-22, 93% of whom lived in Greater Cincinnati. Much of the payroll at UC is in turn spent in the region by employees. Read more about the economic impact of UC's faculty, staff and more.

Featured image at top: UC faculty Michael Fry, Liwei Chen and Craig Froehle at the Future Mobility Design Lab in the Advanced Transportation Wing of UC Digital Futures. Photo/Andrew Higley/UC Marketing + Brand

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