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The 20 Best Places to Work in Akron, OH As Rated by the Women Who Work There (October 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Akron, OH is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 factors of female-friendliness, including paid time off, management opportunities, equal opportunities for women and men, the ability to work remotely, maternity and adoptive leave, flexible work hours, and more.

The companies on this list have at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of October 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Akron, OH

1. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Synchrony:

"Great place to work. They take care of their employees. Equal opportunity for all with a very diverse workforce"

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2. Progressive Insurance

4.0 stars

Progressive Insurance is an insurance company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Progressive Insurance:

"Lots of opportunities! Our CEO is a woman, and we have plenty of female managers and executives. Forward thinking, open minded company. "

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3. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Wonderful company culture!"

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4. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"Hands down best company I have worked for, one of the leaders for woman in the financial industry."

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5. NFP

3.7 stars

NFP is an insurance company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for NFP:

"High growth environment with lots of opportunity to learn and develop. NFP is a good fitl for self starters and people with ideas. Very interactive environment with plenty of op…"

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6. Quicken Loans

3.7 stars

Quicken Loans is a financial services company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Quicken Loans:

"Quicken Loans is the best place for anyone to work. I couldn't ask for a better environment and culture. Other employers should look to QL to see how it's done!"

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7. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Genentech:

"my input and expertise are sought, valued, and respected. I have many incredible women who act as role models and mentors. I have never been called but by when I am assertive or d…"

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8. TD Ameritrade

3.7 stars

TD Ameritrade is a financial services company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TD Ameritrade:

"The first company I've ever worked for that actively fosters inclusivity. Paid maternity leave, paid community volunteer oppertunities, openly supports the LGTBQ community , fre…"

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9. Cengage Learning

3.7 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cengage Learning:

"Cengage has been a wonderful place to work for many reasons however the higher ed market is extremely challenging and it has been nearly impossible to make one's numbers over the …"

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10. EverFi

3.6 stars

EverFi is an e-learning company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for EverFi:

"EverFi is an amazing company and its particularly wonderful for women. Lots of flexibility and great representation among senior leadership. "

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11. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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12. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte is a management consulting company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Deloitte:

"Deloitte is a wonderful company to work for. I have been with them for almost 10 years now. The people are very inclusive and open to others' ideas and beliefs. In fact, they feel…"

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13. Plante Moran

3.6 stars

Plante Moran is an accounting company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Plante Moran:

"Amazing place to work. I feel very supported as a woman and a mother here. Growth opportunities are abundant & clearly mapped out."

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14. American Heart Association

3.6 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Heart Association:

"I've never been part of a large organization where, even at the top, women outnumber men by such a large number! Way to go, AHA!"

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15. Novo Nordisk

3.6 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Novo Nordisk:

"Novo has great benefits, especially for working parents. The only downside is that the leadership lacks female representation."

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16. Hyland, creator of OnBase

3.6 stars

Hyland, creator of OnBase is a computer software company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.6 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.6 stars).

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17. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Princeton Review:

"The Princeton Review is a progressive company with women in executive positions comparable to that of their male counterparts. The overall outlook of the management team is progr…"

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18. Humana

3.6 stars

Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Humana:

"I was laid off but, really wanted to stay. Loved my job. 😔 Searching for another great opportunity. "

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19. Dell Technologies

3.6 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Dell Technologies:

"This is a tech company, but I see women very well represented in senior roles in engineering, manufacturing, and management. There could be more women at the very top levels (exec…"

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20. CDW

3.5 stars

CDW is an information technology and services company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CDW:

"While tech is a male dominated industry, and Sales is mostly male, we have multiple female VPs and women are well respected throughout the organization at all levels."

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of October 1, 2020.

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