7 Best Employers in Louisville, KY

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Of 50 Kentucky companies who made Forbes’ third annual list of America’s Best Employers By State, 7 of them were Louisville-based

Forbes partnered with market research company, Statista, to compile the list by surveying 80,000 Americans working for companies with at least 500 employees

The surveys were anonymous + conducted between October 2020 and June 2021. The list ranks employers that received the most recommendations

These 7 employers — from healthcare to education — were ranked the best in Louisville. Here’s how they ranked in the survey.

#2: Texas Roadhouse

Industry: Restaurants 

Employees: 61,600

What they do: Dish out hand-cut steaks, made-from-scratch sides, + freshly baked rolls in a casual, roadhouse-themed dining atmosphere. 

#4: Baptist Health (Kentucky)

Industry: Healthcare + Social

Employees: 22,500

What they do: A network of healthcare providers for patients in the Louisville Metro area including a 519-bed hospital.

#9: Norton Healthcare 

Industry: Healthcare + Social

Employees: 16,500

What they do: A not-for-profit hospital and health care system that includes 5 hospitals, 7 outpatient centers, 16 immediate care facilities, and 8 Norton Prompt Care Walgreens locations. 

#21: Humana

Industry: Insurance 

Employees: 46,000

What they do: A for-profit health insurance company.

#26: University of Louisville 

Industry: Education 

Employees: 6,872

What they do: Louisville’s largest public university. 

#40: KentuckyOne Health

Industry: Healthcare + Social

Employees: 10,000

What they do: Now part of UofL Health, the academic health system includes 5 hospitals, 4 medical centers, 250 physician practice locations + Frazier Rehab Center and James Graham Brown Cancer Center.