Here are the Best Places to Work in Arizona for businesses with an Arizona workforce of 500 or more, based on public voting for the 2023 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business?

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Here are the Best Places to Work in Arizona for businesses with an Arizona workforce of 500 or more, as featured in the 2023 edition of Ranking Arizona:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Background: Blue Cross ® Blue Shield ® of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is committed to helping Arizonans get healthier faster and stay healthier longer. With a mission to inspire health and make it easy, BCBSAZ offers health insurance and related services to more than 1.9 million customers. BCBSAZ, a non-profit company, is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 2,700 people in its Phoenix, Flagstaff, and Tucson offices. 

Desert Financial Credit Union

Background: Celebrating more than 84 years in Arizona, Desert Financial is the state’s most trusted local credit union with over $8.2 billion in assets, 400,000+ members and 46 branches. Membership eligibility is open across Arizona with contactless solutions making it easy to click, call or come in. As a not-for-profit cooperative, Desert Financial takes pride in sharing success. In 2023, members received $16 million in dividends via the Member Giveback Bonus.  Learn more at

Prominent perks: Full tuition coverage at ASU online for degreed programs, on-site fitness center, paid parental and elder care leave

Arizona Diamondbacks

Prominent perks: Two weeks vacation at holidays, tickets to home games, Health & Wellness Fair, Bagel Wednesdays, company outings.

McCarthy Building Companies

Prominent perks: 401K with matching contributions; medical, dental and vision Insurance; HSA; employee ownership; PTO for volunteering.

Mark-Taylor Companies

Prominent perks: Robust training and development program; Employee Assistance Program; wellness initiatives; annual awards and events.

National Bank of Arizona

Prominent perks: Health benefits, tuition reimbursement, employee recognition, education and growth opportunities mentorship program.

The CORE Institute

Prominent perks: Comprehensive benefits, wellness programs, spirit days, company picnics and parties, service awards and celebration days.

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