Who Are The Best Employers in Madison?

Madison is home to some of the best employers. Read about the great tech, medicine, and finance businesses that make our city excellent and provide careers for many Madison citizens!

Epic Systems

Epic Systems was established in a basement in 1979 with “one and a half” employees. Epic strives to develop “software to help people get well, help people stay well, and help future generations be healthier.” Epic’s software is used in countless medical centers across numerous fields, patients’ homes, and even on patients’ cell phones.

An “epic” is a written document of a nation’s events (“like the Iliad or the Odyssey”). Epic’s software opens in a new window is exactly that; it “records the story of a patient’s healthcare over time.”

Exact Sciences

Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Exact Sciences is “fighting cancer globally.” Their mission is “to eradicate cancer and the suffering it causes through tests that help prevent cancer, detect it earlier, and guide treatment.”

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State of WI Investment Board

State of WI Investment Board (SWIB) is known as “a premier investment organization” thanks to its ”strong management of the trust funds of the Wisconsin Retirement System opens in a new window (WRS), State Investment Fund (SIF), and several other smaller trust funds opens in a new window.”

SWIB has “a disciplined, prudent, and innovative approach to market opportunities,” which has allowed for “respectable returns” and continued beneficiary and stakeholder trust of the funds they manage.


Zendesk is “a service-first customer relationship management (CRM) company that builds software designed to improve customer relationships.” 

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and “plant roots in the communities we call home.” Zendesk is a “powerful and flexible” software opens in a new window that “scales to meet the needs of any business.”

If you’re seeking an environment where employees “encourage each other to grow and innovate,” contact opens in a new window Zendesk to start your career opens in a new window today.

UW Hospital

UW Health is committed “to serve through medical innovation and unparalleled compassion.” The staff offers “expertise and quality care to patients and families” across Wisconsin, Northern Illinois “and beyond.”

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UW-Madison Office of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources serves “faculty and staff in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive personnel, training, and employment relations system.”

Through discussion and “information dissemination,” the office assists the University of Wisconsin–Madison to “anticipate and meet the human resources demands of a changing educational environment.”

Madison Metropolitan School District

The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is Wisconsin’s “second-largest school district” and “serves over 27,000 students in 52 schools.” The district stretches about 74 square miles, comprised of Madison and parts of Fitchburg.

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Meriter Hospitals

UnityPoint Health – Meriter offers “convenient, personal care to patients in hospital and clinic settings.” Meriter is “the busiest birthing center in Wisconsin” and “is regularly recognized for outstanding quality and patient experience.”

UnityPoint Health – Meriter’s intention “is to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.” Learn about their culture opens in a new window, hiring process opens in a new window, and careers opens in a new window!

St. Marys’ Hospital

As a non-profit, St. Mary’s Madison Hospital has 440 beds and “serves 18 surrounding south-central Wisconsin counties.” A member of St. Louis, Missouri’s SSM Health system, St. Mary’s has sister hospitals throughout Wisconsin, including Baraboo’s St. Clare Hospital and Janesville’s St. Mary’s Hospital.

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