HIRE POWER

Meet the Job Creators

Introducing the 2013 Hire Power Awards honorees. This impressive crop of companies are creating jobs--51,327 in 18 months, to be exact--and keeping the economy moving forward.

Top 100 Top By Industry Top by State Top by Company Size
RANK COMPANY NAME JOBS CREATED EMPLOYEES INDUSTRY REVENUE RANGE CITY STATE
4 Next Step Living 247 502 Energy $20-$50 million Boston MA
6 SmartWatt Energy 99 173 Energy $20-$50 million Ballston Lake NY
2 Verengo Solar 303 711 Energy 100-500mm Torrance CA
11 Renova Solar 33 41 Energy $2-$5 million Palm Desert CA
1 Strike 1236 2627 Energy $500-$1 billion The Woodlands TX
3 EN Engineering 271 602 Energy $50-$100 million Warrenville IL
7 Mosaic (Renton, Washington) 88 177 Energy $20-$50 million Renton WA
8 Open Access Technology International 82 389 Energy $50-$100 million Minneapolis MN
9 Black Elk Energy 70 192 Energy 100-500mm Houston TX
5 Quality Companies USA 133 895 Energy $50-$100 million Youngsville LA
5 American Solar Direct 78 219 Energy $20-$50 million Los Angeles CA
10 Sullivan Solar Power of California 66 102 Energy $10-$20 million San Diego CA