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The 20 Best Places to Work in Albany, NY As Rated by the Women Who Work There (February 2021)

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 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 February 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Albany, NY

1. Etsy

4.1 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 management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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

"Etsy is a caring and supportive workplace for parents. Employees are eligible for 26 weeks of fully paid leave when they become a parent through birth or adoption, regardless of t…"

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2. 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 salary satisfaction (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"In the time I have been here, I have had strong female managers at the VP level in the company. I have strongly felt that there is equal opportunity for advancement and assignmen…"

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

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

"Great company to work for!"

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4. Cengage Learning

3.9 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 paid time off (4.1 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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5. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.8 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 female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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6. Genentech

3.8 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 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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7. TIAA

3.7 stars

TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Albany, NY 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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8. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc

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

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

"Regeneron overall was a great place to work. The upper management fosters a good sense of work community. Employees are encouraged to work together to achieve a common goal. As fa…"

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9. Dell Technologies

3.7 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 sense of belonging (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Great job, I wish I could have stayed.... but I moved"

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10. Travelers

3.7 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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 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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11. Vera Bradley

3.7 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 support for diversity (5.0 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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12. Humana

3.7 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 paid time off (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (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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13. 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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 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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14. Amgen

3.7 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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15. 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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"The tech industry is generally not the most welcoming to women. I have felt valued and respected from the moment I began. My manager, director, and CIO are all women and mothers w…"

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16. TD Bank

3.6 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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"I love working here. Most of the managers are female and everyone is very inclusive and prefessional. There is a lots of felibility and 4 months of paid maternal or paternal lea…"

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17. Aetna

3.6 stars

Aetna is an insurance 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 (3.9 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Highly supportive of female leadership. Many key roles held by women, including the president of the company. If you have the skills, you can advance."

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18. Medtronic

3.6 stars

Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.6 stars).

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

"Medtronic has made a goal to have women in 40% of management positions by 2020, and has been putting many initiatives in place for career development to reach this goal. "

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19. T-Mobile

3.6 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 recognizes talent and gives growth opportunities to all who express interest. It operates from a set of closely held values and prioritizes people alongside profits. Over…"

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20. Bank of America

3.5 stars

Bank of America is a banking company with locations in the Albany, NY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"Very happy at this particular location, due in large part to our great on site leadership."

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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 February 1, 2021.

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