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The 20 Best Places to Work in Albany, NY As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 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 April 5, 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:

"Etsy is an incredible company to work for. From top down, the entire team puts their best foot forward for the sake of the product, which creates a positive, cross-functional, i..."

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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:

"I have felt empowered working for lululemon both in my professional life and personal life. I appreciate the focus on both personal and professional growth and development and t..."

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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:

"GSK is a wonderful and notorious corporation with whom I'm grateful to be in collaboration. They are constantly challenging themselves to be better and move forward in a positiv..."

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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:

"I've worked for Alliance Data for nearly a year. Looking back to the day of my interview, I was worried that the positive perception I had of the company , from what I saw that..."

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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 (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 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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6. AstraZeneca

3.7 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 (4.1 stars).

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7. Cengage Learning

3.6 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 (4.1 stars).

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

"They offer private breast pumping rooms, 3 months parental leave for both parents regardless of gender for a new baby or adoption. Inside sales reps can work from home once a mo..."

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8. 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:

"Deloitte seems to be a very woman friendly/family friendly employer from my experience. I am a software engineer with this company and have never felt that I was discriminated a..."

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9. 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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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:

"There is no glass ceiling, because of the union has scheduled increases in pay based on how long you've been with the company "

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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:

"Free feminine hygiene products in the bathrooms are SO important and SO helpful."

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12. Turner Construction Company

3.6 stars

Turner Construction Company is a construction company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for learning opportunities (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Turner Construction Company:

"There are not many women in leadership roles in this business unit, but that is not true for the company as a whole; that tells me it is possible! This company is emphasizes con..."

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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:

"Dell was a great experience for me. There were many examples of different styles of leadership and opportunities for growth."

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14. Humana

3.5 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 (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"Excellent Employer "

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15. 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:

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

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16. 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:

"Accenture works hard to provide adequate gender and diversity balance in all levels at the company."

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17. 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:

"My boss always says, "I want you to feel empowered in making decisions, working forward, and working up." I feel like this could be the company motto- I've never worked somewher..."

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18. 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"T-Mobile is an amazing company to work for!!"

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19. Aflac

3.5 stars

Aflac is an insurance company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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

"Extremely flexible hours; great opportunities for early industry experience."

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20. TD Bank

3.5 stars

TD Bank is a banking 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 female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

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

"Corporate is corporate. What made this job amazing was my manager/supervisor. She is a TRUE example of leadership. "

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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 April 5, 2020.

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