15 Best Employers for Veterans
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15 Best Employers for Veterans

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There are several companies committed to helping veterans make the transition from military to civilian life. Although the reasons are varied, most experts say companies are attracted to veterans for their discipline, leadership and teamwork skills. Forbes worked with compensation information site Payscale.com, to compile the list of the top employers for veterans below:

15 Best Employers for Veterans

Booz Allen Hamilton
Industry: Weapons and Security

With more than 22,000 employees, Booz Allen is a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the US government in defense, intelligence and civil markets, and to major corporations and not for profit organizations.

U.S. Department of Defense
Industry: Government Agencies

The Department of Defense is America’s oldest and largest government agency. Headquartered at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., the mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. The department’s headquarters is at the Pentagon.

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)*
Industry: Weapons and Security

Over 10,000 former military professionals have chosen SAIC as their employer of choice. According to the website, skills developed in the service–from intelligence to logistics to space and earth sciences–are all easily transferable to what they do.

L-3 Communications
Industry: Weapons and Security

Supplies command and control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C3ISR) support to government customers such as the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, NASA, aerospace contractors and commercial telecommunications and wireless customers.

 

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Industry: Aerospace

A company focused on research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services.

BAE Systems Inc.
Industry: Weapons and Security

A global defense, security and aerospace company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services.

The Boeing Company
Industry: Aerospace

Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets and satellites. The company is also a top U.S. exporter, supporting airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries.

Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Industry: Government Agencies

The US Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents.

Northrop Grumman Corporation
Industry: Aerospace

As a leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

CACI International Inc.
Industry: Information Technology

CACI supports critical missions for Intelligence, Defense, Homeland Security, Healthcare, and Federal Civilian customers. Veterans make up approximately 28% of their workforce.

General Dynamics Information Technology
Industry: Information Technology

With officers all over the world, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
Industry: Information Technology

CSC is a global leader of next-generation information technology (IT) services and solutions. Their mission is to enable superior returns on clients’ technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale.

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
Industry: Weapons and Security

With over 640 local branch managers and 86,000 security officers, Securitas Security Services provide security solutions to meet the specific needs of thousands of businesses. Their main service offering categories are specialized guarding, mobile guarding, remote guarding and corporate risk management.


Allied Barton Security Services Inc.
Industry: Weapons and Security

Provides professional security officer services to clients. Through their company-wide initiative, Hire Our Heroes, the company is committed to hiring veterans, reservists, their families and caregivers. They also work with many workforce development and higher education partners to put people to work.

G4S Security Services
Industry: Weapons and Security

G4S is a leading international security solutions group, with more than 50,000 employees across the United States and Canada. The company offers a combination of personnel, project management, risk management, and technology solutions. And G4S focuses on advancing the safety and security of businesses and Governments, ensuring the security of key assets–people, property, products and reputation.

 


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