PG&E No. 2 Utility and Among America’s Top 100 Best Employers in Forbes Survey


Utility Ranked High in Six Categories to Earn Its Score

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) placed No. 2 among all utilities and in the Top-100 (No. 79) of America’s Best Employers according to a survey in Forbes Magazine. The survey appears in the April 13 edition of the magazine and is currently available on their website.

“We’re happy that the Forbes Magazine survey highlights many of the reasons employees are proud to work at PG&E. The people who work here—and the way we collaborate to get work done—is what fuels our progress towards building a better California,” said PG&E’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources John Simon.

The study, which was carried out independently by, surveyed 1,100 employers in all industries who employ more than 2,500 people in the United States. More than 20,000 employees participated anonymously online in this first-ever survey. Those surveyed evaluated their employer on the basis of more than 30 criteria. Participants were asked to rank their employer by a numerical scale on subjects such as “How likely is it that you would recommend your employer to a friend or family member” and “Men and women have the same opportunities for advancement.”

The criteria were placed into six categories to determine the final score. The categories included work atmosphere/development potential, image, working conditions, salary/wage, workplace and diversity.

About PG&E

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit and

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