NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Despite delays and other issues that have caused outrage among commuters — it turns out New Jersey Transit is one of the best places to work in the country.

New Jersey transit made Forbes’ America’s Best Employers 2018 list of the top 500 employers that have more than 5,000 workers.

The agency, the third largest transit system in the United States, came in in 459th place.

In all, 20 New Jersey-based employers made this year’s list — including NRG Energy in Princeton, which came in 7th; Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick at 59th; Volvo Group in Rockleigh at 112th; ESS in Cherry Hill at #116; and Bayer in Whippany at #157.

Among New York-based companies, Wegmans Food Markets based from Rochester came in 8th place, Mastercard in Purchase at 20th place; JetBlue Airways in Long Island City at 33rd; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City at 50th; New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City at 61st; and Cornell University in Ithaca at 62nd place.

Forbes America’s Best Employers 2018 List

Rank #1 … Michelin Group – Automotive (Automotive and Suppliers) industry based in Greenville, South Carolina
Rank #2 … Trader Joe’s – Retail and Wholesale industry based in Monrovia, California
Rank #3 … Google – IT, Internet, Software & Services industry based in Mountain View, California
Rank #4 … Principal Financial Group – Banking and Financial Services industry based in Des Moines, Iowa
Rank #5 … Costco Wholesale – Retail and Wholesale industry based in Issaquah, Washington
Rank #6 … Penn Medicine – Healthcare & Social industry based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rank #7 … NRG Energy – Utilities industry based in Princeton, New Jersey
Rank #8 … Wegmans Food Markets – Retail and Wholesale industry based in Rochester, New York
Rank #9 … Harvard University – Education industry based in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Rank #10 … Navy Federal Credit Union – Banking and Financial Services industry based in Vienna, Virginia
Rank #11 … United Services Automobile Association – Insurance industry based in San Antonio, Texas
Rank #12 … Jack Henry & Associates – IT, Internet, Software & Services industry based in Monett, Missouri
Rank #13 … Southwest Airlines – Transportation and Logistics industry based in Dallas, Texas
Rank #14 … Mayo Clinic – Healthcare & Social industry based in Rochester, Minnesota
Rank #15 … Stanford University – Education industry based in Stanford, California
Rank #16 … Lululemon Athletica – Clothing, Shoes, Sports Equipment industry based in Vancouver
Rank #17 … Southern Company – Utilities industry based in Atlanta, Georgia
Rank #18 … Duke University – Education industry based in Durham, North Carolina
Rank #19 … SAP – IT, Internet, Software & Services industry based in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Rank #20 … Mastercard – Banking and Financial Services industry based in Purchase, New York
Rank #21 … VMware – IT, Internet, Software & Services industry based in Palo Alto, California
Rank #22 … Genentech – Drugs & Biotechnology industry based in San Francisco, California
Rank #23 … World Bank Group – Banking and Financial Services industry based in Washington, District of Columbia
Rank #24 … HDR – Construction, Oil & Gas Operations, Mining and Chemicals industry based in Omaha, Nebraska
Rank #25 … Microsoft – IT, Internet, Software & Services industry based in Redmond, Washington
Rank #26 … REI – Clothing, Shoes, Sports Equipment industry based in Kent, Washington
Rank #27 … MD Anderson Cancer Center – Healthcare & Social industry based in Houston, Texas
Rank #28 … Michigan State University – Education industry based in East Lansing, Michigan
Rank #29 … Howard County Public Schools – Education industry based in Ellicott City, Maryland
Rank #30 … John Hancock Financial – Banking and Financial Services industry based in Boston, Massachusetts
Rank #31 … Facebook – IT, Internet, Software & Services industry based in Menlo Park, California
Rank #32 … Salesforce.com – IT, Internet, Software & Services industry based in San Francisco, California
Rank #33 … JetBlue Airways – Transportation and Logistics industry based in Long Island City, New York
Rank #34 … Boscov’s – Retail and Wholesale industry based in Reading, Pennsylvania
Rank #35 … University of Utah Health Care – Healthcare & Social industry based in Salt Lake City, Utah
Rank #36 … VSP Global – Insurance industry based in Rancho Cordova, California
Rank #37 … Garmin – Semiconductors, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Technology Hardware & Equipment industry based in Olathe, Kansas
Rank #38 … Publix Super Markets – Retail and Wholesale industry based in Lakeland, Florida
Rank #39 … Emory University – Education industry based in Atlanta, Georgia
Rank #40 … University of North Texas – Education industry based in Denton, Texas
Rank #41 … Ingersoll Rand – Semiconductors, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Technology Hardware & Equipment industry based in Davidson, North Carolina
Rank #42 … Sheetz – Retail and Wholesale industry based in Altoona, Pennsylvania
Rank #43 … Consumers Energy – Utilities industry based in Jackson, Michigan
Rank #44 … Amgen – Drugs & Biotechnology industry based in Thousand Oaks, California
Rank #45 … Montgomery County Public Schools – Education industry based in Rockville, Maryland
Rank #46 … OSF HealthCare – Healthcare & Social industry based in Peoria, Illinois
Rank #47 … New Hanover Regional Medical Center – Healthcare & Social industry based in Wilmington, North Carolina
Rank #48 … University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics – Healthcare & Social industry based in Iowa City, Iowa
Rank #49 … UCSF Medical Center – Healthcare & Social industry based in San Francisco, California
Rank #50 … Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – Healthcare & Social industry based in New York, New York

Click here to see the complete list on Forbes’ website.

Each year Forbes works with research firm Statista to measure leading employers around the globe to find out which companies stand above the competition.