For the 20th year running, Wegmans made the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
The number two spot is up from previous year, when the chain was fourth on the list. It's the eighth time in 11 years Google has topped the list.
McLean, Virginia-based Capital One is the highest-ranked local company on the list, at No. 19.
"Nothing could mean more to me than having our people say that Wegmans is a great place to work", said Danny Wegman, CEO, and son of the late Robert Wegman, in a statement. They anonymously assess their workplace, including the quality of their leaders, support for their personal and professional lives and their relationships with colleagues.More news: Aston Martin Launches New Brand AMR At 2017 Geneva Motor Show
Austin-based Whole Foods Market is ranked No. 58 and Dallas-based AT&T is ranked No. 93. The family-owned chain with 90 stores throughout the Northeast offers a tuition reimbursement plan for college-aged employees, a free cake on workers' birthdays and other perks, including hot chocolate breaks for staff required to work outdoors during the winter.
Fortune's list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials included Power Home Remodeling Group, in Chester, PA, Swinerton, in San Francisco, DSLD Homes, in Denham Springs, LA, and Holder Construction Company, in Atlanta, as representatives of the AEC industry, along with David Weekley Homes, Camden Property Trust and PCL Construction.
Great Place to Work compiled the list of top companies based on growth, profitability and stock performance among other metrics.
There also is a Culture Audit management questionnaire from each company, detailing things like compensation and benefits, hiring practices, recognition, training and diversity programs.