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The 20 Best Places to Work in Akron, OH As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 2021)

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 April 2, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Akron, OH

1. Synchrony

4.3 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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

"Offering 6 weeks paid parental leave for men & women (in addition to 6-8 weeks for mothers that have birth) including adoptive parents is a huge deal! Grateful to look up to our f…"

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2. Novo Nordisk

4.1 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 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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3. Progressive Insurance

4.1 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 (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

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

"Excellent, forward thinking environment. Respectful disagreement is encouraged. Work/life balance is the best I've experienced. Work spaces, buildings, and sites are gorgeous. Ed…"

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4. TD Ameritrade

4.0 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 wellness initiatives (3.9 stars).

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

"Amazing company. I love it here!"

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5. DTE Energy

4.0 stars

DTE Energy is a utilities 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 DTE Energy:

"I feel very blessed to work with such an awesome company. As a woman the benefits they offer is so great. Way ahead of the game compared to other companies! I felt welcomed from t…"

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6. 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 sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"Working for lululemon was one of the greatest experiences of my career. I learned more about myself in my time with lululemon than any other previous life experience and I was exp…"

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7. Cengage Learning

3.9 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 paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"While Cengage does need to include more women in the c-suite, it's mid level management and even individual contributor female ratios are excellent. I am a member of a very strong…"

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8. NFP

3.9 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 support for diversity (4.5 stars) and sense of belonging (3.5 stars).

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

"I think NFP is really trying to be a place that makes a difference in people's lives. Everyone is valued for their individual strengths and abilities and challenged to bring their…"

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9. Fidelity Investments

3.9 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 paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Loved my time at Fidelity. Extremely generous maternity and paternity policies, flexible PTO, onsite gyms, high 401k match and profit-sharing. There's no wonder they call Fidelity…"

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10. Quicken Loans

3.9 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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

"Please don't think that this is fake because I gave my employer a perfect score. They deserve it! This is the best place that I've ever worked in tech and they are completely un…"

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11. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.8 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 female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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12. IST Management Services

3.8 stars

IST Management Services is an outsourcing/offshoring company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for IST Management Services:

"Great company to work for! I am very grateful for the flexibility they gave me while I completed my masters degree. Family oriented! Love my coworkers! Fun activities throughout t…"

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13. American Heart Association

3.8 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 sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"Working for a company that helps educate and save women's lives each and every day. The NYC office is made up of primarily women that strive each day to make all women healthier …"

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14. Genentech

3.8 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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15. Vera Bradley

3.8 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"This is hands down the best company I have ever worked for."

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16. ADP

3.8 stars

ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"ADP is a great place to work. They are extremely supportive of all their associates and are on the cutting edge when it comes to our support. We were one of the first companies …"

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17. TIAA

3.7 stars

TIAA 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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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18. CDM Smith

3.7 stars

CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.7 stars).

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19. Dell Technologies

3.7 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 paid time off (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

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

"IT is still a predominantly male field where sexism is prevalent, but you would never know it working for Dell. Dell not only compensates and promotes it's female employees at the…"

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20. Avery Dennison

3.7 stars

Avery Dennison is a packaging and containers company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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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 April 2, 2021.

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