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The 20 Best Places to Work in Albany, NY As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

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

InHerSight users rate their employers on 16 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 ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former employees as of September 2, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Albany, NY

1. Etsy

4.2 stars

Etsy is an internet company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and family growth support (4.5 stars).

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

"By far, the best job I ever had."

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2. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Albany, NY 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:

"Great company to work for in terms of company culture and core values however pay isn’t great."

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3. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"This is the best place I have ever worked, NO CONTEST. Management is absolutely wonderful and could not be more understanding and accommodating. Sick kid? Take the day off. Or …"

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4. Alliance Data

3.7 stars

Alliance Data is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alliance Data:

"Great workplace with women leaders across the businesses. Fantastic work culture!"

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5. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 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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6. Cengage Learning

3.7 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Albany, NY 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:

"At the early levels and middle-management, this company has visibly more women than men in most areas. At the VP level, however, the male-female ratio thins out, and by the execu…"

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7. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte is a management consulting company with locations in the Albany, NY 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:

"I loved my job here, I don't think the performance rating policy has ever been fair or constructive. "

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8. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Albany, NY 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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9. AstraZeneca

3.6 stars

AstraZeneca is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Albany, NY 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 (4.0 stars).

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10. Southwest Airlines

3.6 stars

Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"The women’s uniforms need pockets equal to men’s."

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11. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc

3.6 stars

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biotechnology company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc:

"Great company. They have free tampons and pads in every bathroom on the campus and it's amazing. Great benefits and flexibility and amazing people"

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12. Humana

3.6 stars

Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Albany, NY 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 worked at Humana for 12 years and I had great experiences there. There are plenty of learning opportunities. They are a little behind in full time WAH opportunities but they are…"

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13. Dell Technologies

3.6 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Albany, NY 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:

"I didn't realize how great it was until I left :) "

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14. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture is an information technology and services company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"Few female leaders; however, I never encountered sexism from anyone at the firm. I worked in many different groups and I was always treated like an equal and provided with growth …"

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15. Amgen

3.5 stars

Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Overall, this company is quite progressive, and a good place to work. However, with regard to equality in pay for women, they are not open to an in depth review, and I am aware …"

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16. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"Management was a little inconsistent and there was a lot of turnover but my co-workers were amazing and we helped each immensely. Made lifetime friends in this company"

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17. Eversource Energy

3.5 stars

Eversource Energy is a utilities company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Eversource Energy:

"Terrific company to work for and grow with. Lot's of opportunities to grow and develop and move around. Very happy working at Eversource."

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18. Travelers

3.5 stars

Travelers is an insurance company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"In our office we have females, males, minorities and majorities at every level. We have every race and there is mutual respect throughout the office. We engage in many activitie…"

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19. Vera Bradley

3.5 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 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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20. Maurices

3.5 stars

Maurices is a retail company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

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

"Maurices is a great company to work for. A retail company that prides itself on growing its talent from within by offering ongoing training for future promotion opportunities. The…"

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of September 2, 2020.

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