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LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 24, 2022 — Publix has been recognized on Forbes’ America’s Best Employers by State list for the fourth year in a row, this year ranked No. 3 in South Carolina. The company also ranked No. 28 in Florida, No. 26 in Georgia, No. 23 in North Carolina, No. 20 in Tennessee and No. 19 in Alabama.

“At Publix, we have a culture of appreciation for our associates and our customers,” said Publix Director of Communications Maria Brous. “This culture stems from our company’s philosophy of respecting the dignity of the individual. We’re proud to provide opportunities for associates to become company owners and share their ideas for innovation and improvement of processes.”  

Ranking on Forbes’ America’s Best Employers by State list is determined by an independent survey of more than 70,000 U.S. employees from 25 industry sectors, including Publix associates and other employees in the company’s industry. The survey includes questions about working conditions, salary, potential for growth and diversity.

To read more about Publix’s ranking and see America’s Best-In-State Employers list, visit