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The 20 Best Places to Work in Athens, GA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Athens, GA 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 December 7, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Athens, GA

1. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"I worked for American Express before starting a family so I never had an opportunity to judge how well the company *actually* treated working mothers or how their careers suffer..."

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2. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"Working for a company that offers 16 weeks paid leave for the primary caregiver of a newborn or an adopted child is amazing. Jones really values their employees and they make i..."

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3. Navy Federal Credit Union

3.7 stars

Navy Federal Credit Union is a financial services company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Navy Federal Credit Union:

"I really enjoy working here. When it comes to a female friendly workplace, I'd say this is a great place. "

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4. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Athens, GA 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:

"Female manager didn't support me as an employee with my maternity leave. It came across as a huge burden to her and I was laid off when she heard that I wanted to have a 2nd baby."

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5. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 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 i..."

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6. General Mills

3.5 stars

General Mills is a consumer goods company with locations in the Athens, GA 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 (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for General Mills:

"I had two babies and had amazing support for my breastfeeding choice. Their pumping rooms are everywhere, available to be exclusively reserved. Include a sink, a fridge, a comfy..."

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7. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.5 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Athens, GA 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 (4.1 stars).

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8. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Athens, GA 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:

"I love working here and the way we are supported."

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9. Lush Cosmetics

3.5 stars

Lush Cosmetics is a cosmetics company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lush Cosmetics:

"Thank you, LUSH. I've never felt safer or more fulfilled at work."

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10. Vera Bradley

3.5 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Athens, GA 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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11. Brunswick Corporation

3.5 stars

Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Brunswick Corporation:

"Currently working at Brunswick Corporation for nearly 2 years. I highly recommend Brunswick as a place to work. The culture is inviting and the new corporate headquarters is mod..."

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12. Westat

3.4 stars

Westat is a research company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.0 stars).

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

"I worked on a Westat led project while I was pregnant and my supervisor and the company as a whole was incredibly accomodating. I hold them in high regard and hope to return the..."

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13. Mars

3.4 stars

Mars is a food production company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 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 Mars:

"Great place to work, with fantastic people and great opportunities for learning and growth. Pay and time off were mediocre, but overall benefits were great. All said and done,..."

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14. Kaiser Permanente

3.4 stars

Kaiser Permanente is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kaiser Permanente:

"Kaiser sets the bar in healthcare for non-discriminatory practices. I am very happy working with a company that values all of its employees, not just the males."

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15. Citi

3.4 stars

Citi is a financial services company with locations in the Athens, GA 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"In CTI (Citi Technology Infrastructure) I have found that most managers allow employees to telecommute at least two days a week. Managers will also allow more frequent telecomm..."

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16. News America Marketing

3.3 stars

News America Marketing is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for News America Marketing:

"I came from a male dominated field before moving to News America Marketing and it's so refreshing and empowering to see so many women in upper management here. Seeing them every..."

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17. Insperity

3.3 stars

Insperity is a human resources company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

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18. Bayer

3.3 stars

Bayer is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and the people you work with (3.7 stars).

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

"I would recommend working at Bayer (Radiology, formerly Medrad). Great group of people who strive to continuously improve, and who do what it takes to get the job done in the f..."

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19. BAYADA Home Health Care

3.3 stars

BAYADA Home Health Care is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (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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20. Gwinnett Medical Center

3.3 stars

Gwinnett Medical Center is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Athens, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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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 December 7, 2019.

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