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The 20 Best Places to Work in Altoona, PA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (October 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Altoona, PA 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 October 2, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Altoona, PA

Altria is a consumer goods company with locations in the Altoona, PA 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 Altria:

"Wish I found this place five years ago!!"

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MetLife is an insurance company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"A very equal opportunity and positive environment."

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The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Princeton Review:

"Teachers/tutors with The Princeton Review never feel pressured to accept work that will upset work/life balance. My rate of pay is calculated based on the time and hours I put in …"

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Comcast is a telecommunications company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"This place is an amazing place to grow in"

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inVentiv Health is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and women in leadership (4.0 stars).

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Groupon is an internet company with locations in the Altoona, PA 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).

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American Cancer Society is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Cancer Society:

"This is honestly one of the best companies I've ever worked for. There are many women in upper management roles. Everyone is so respectful of each other, and there are paid learni…"

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PepsiCo is a food & beverages company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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Verizon is an information technology and services company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"Need to be committed to your job, the hourly will not get you by and pay your bills. You need to be motivated and be able to keep your morals while selling every day."

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YMCA is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.3 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"The YMCA (specifically YOTA swim team) is a great place to work. There is equal opportunities for advancement within the company. They care about their employees and do a lot to h…"

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Raytheon is a defense & space company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and flexible work hours (3.6 stars).

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

"Large company, many locations, so the opportunities to move, relocate and/or change roles within the company. Flexible work schedule with every other Friday off. Very happy with…"

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Stryker is a medical devices company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars) and paid time off (3.6 stars).

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

"I have felt very supported in my career at Stryker especially when I took maternity leave when my sons were born in 2009 and 2013. I took 5 months off for each and had no ill effe…"

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Asurion is an information technology and services company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (3.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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

"I love working for this company. It literaly has a culture that you dint see anywhere else. They are amazing."

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Sheetz is a retail company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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

"I like the fast paced environment. They give us plenty of chances at overtime too."

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Lockheed Martin is a defense & space company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lockheed Martin:

"There are many women in leadership here, and they’re willing to be mentors! It’s definitely a female positive work environment with leadership of all genders open and ready to li…"

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Pier 1 Imports is a retail company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and women in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Pier 1 Imports:

"My boss was one of the loveliest ladies I ever had the pleasure of working for! She had a great assistant manager until she left, and the new one wasn't all that great. But I stil…"

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Acosta Sales & Marketing is a consumer goods company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Acosta Sales & Marketing:

"I told my District Manager during my interview that I was pregnant, and due in September. He excitedly looked at ultrasound pictures I had, and found as much information as he cou…"

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UnitedHealth Group is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for UnitedHealth Group:

"Opportunities are unbiased to specific gender and fair to both men and women. Women can very much speak there opinions pertaining to work ideas, problem solving, etc. without feel…"

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BAYADA Home Health Care is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and women in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for BAYADA Home Health Care:

"A place of work where being a woman is appreciated."

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Texas Roadhouse is a restaurants company with locations in the Altoona, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Texas Roadhouse:

"Love my job"

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