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The 20 Best Places to Work in Akron, OH As Rated by the Women Who Work There (January 2022)

Our list of the most women-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 women-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 January 4, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Akron, OH

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:

"Tough job, but the perks are amazing!! Each step above is celebrated!! Great place to work!!"

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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 sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and support for diversity (4.7 stars).

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

"I feel so blessed to have found CDW. It's a great company. The best I've ever had the best pleasure of working for. "

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Progressive Insurance is an insurance company with locations in the Akron, OH area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

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

"Great, inclusive environment that encourages professional and personal growth and learning."

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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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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 sense of belonging (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"NFP has been working towards advancing women leaders throughout the company and building great career paths for all employees. We strive for a diverse workforce to bring innovatio…"

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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 (4.9 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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

"Amazing place to work to gain leadership skills and be an entrepreneur with the comfort of a corporation behind you."

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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 (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 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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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 family growth support (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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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 (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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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 (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

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

"I feel blessed to work for Dell. I am respected, I have never felt uncomfortable and I feel there are a TON of opportunities for women. I can see no difference in the way men and …"

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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 paid time off (4.4 stars) and sense of belonging (4.3 stars).

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

"I feel very fortunate to work for a company where race, gender (including trans), and sexual orientation are completely embraced. Quicken Loans is respectful and inclusive of ever…"

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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 (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars).

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

"I have made it my career goal to break through the glass ceiling and promote more women into leadership positions. It may take my whole career to do, but it will be well worth it …"

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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 support for diversity (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"Good company to work for"

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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 women in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (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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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:

"The best company I've ever worked for in terms of gender equality. Actively working to make it better; corporate bonuses depend on achieving these goals. "

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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 wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Great company, pay, PTO, maternity leave. Really nothing bad to say."

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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 (4.8 stars) and women in leadership (4.7 stars).

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

"Vera Bradley is such a kind company! It was my first job out of college as a CSR and the job was stressful in dealing with customers everyday for 40 hours a week. However, managem…"

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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 (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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

"I love my job and my team. I'm hoping to have a continued career here at ADP. I've seen it change many times and love the opportunities it has provided."

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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 (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

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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 (4.5 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 January 4, 2022.

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