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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Austin, TX 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 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Austin, TX

1. THRIVE Affordable Vet Care

4.5 stars

THRIVE Affordable Vet Care is a veterinary company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for THRIVE Affordable Vet Care:

"THRIVE truly cares about not only the patients they serve but the employees that work hard to render the best quality care. There is much focus and emphasis on making sure employe…"

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2. The Zebra

4.4 stars

The Zebra is an insurance company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and flexible work hours (4.7 stars).

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

"Despite being a tech company (male-dominated field) founded by two men with a man as the current president, The Zebra has made significant progress to provide a space where women …"

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3. Castlight Health

4.0 stars

Castlight Health is a computer software company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Castlight Health:

"Great culture and benefits. Unfortunately they didn’t focus enough on operationalization and allowed politics to infiltrate"

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4. NetSuite

4.0 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"GREAT PLACE TO WORK!"

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5. Salesforce

4.0 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"Great company with pockets of diversity issues (old boys club). "

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6. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Austin, TX 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:

"Amazing place to work to gain leadership skills and be an entrepreneur with the comfort of a corporation behind you."

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7. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and family growth support (4.3 stars).

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

"I really think Facebook is leading the tech industry in terms of its commitment and progress so far towards more gender equality in the workplace. My direct manager, my manager's …"

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8. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Austin, TX 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:

"American Express has a wonderful remote working policy, decent paid time off and flex time policies in the summer, and advancement opportunities."

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9. Google

3.8 stars

Google is an internet company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Fantastic company."

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10. PayPal

3.8 stars

PayPal is an internet company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"I've found PayPal to be very supportive of women and our unique work/life balance needs. Our health care plans and time off policies are structured to recognize the needs of famil…"

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11. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"Fidelity is an amazing place to work. I work in the call center and couldn't be happier with the benefits and environment. Great pay, lots of advancement opportunities, retirement…"

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12. Capital One

3.8 stars

Capital One is a financial services company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Capital One:

"Lots pf PTO/vacation days walking into the door. Not much room for advancement in the bank branches."

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13. Keller Williams Realty, Inc

3.8 stars

Keller Williams Realty, Inc is a real estate company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Keller Williams Realty, Inc:

"Keller Williams is the best real estate agency. They have a outstanding classes and leadership. You work with a mentor to guide you through your transactions"

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14. The Advisory Board Company

3.7 stars

The Advisory Board Company is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Advisory Board Company:

"Company has closed down several "satellite" offices this year, so offices are now clustered in Washington DC, Austin TX, and Chennai India. The healthcare side of the company has …"

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15. Warby Parker

3.7 stars

Warby Parker is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Warby Parker:

"It was the best job I ever had. I wouldn’t have been let go if it hadn’t been for the Pandemic. Wonderful company to work for and am forever grateful for the for everything they d…"

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16. NFP

3.7 stars

NFP is an insurance company with locations in the Austin, TX 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 NFP:

"NFP has been working towards advancing women leaders throughout the company and building great career paths for all employees. We strive for a diverse workforce to bring innovatio…"

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17. USAA

3.7 stars

USAA is a financial services company with locations in the Austin, TX 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"USAA is a great place to work!"

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18. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Austin, TX 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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19. Cengage Learning

3.7 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Austin, TX 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:

"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 mont…"

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20. RetailMeNot, Inc.

3.7 stars

RetailMeNot, Inc. is an online media company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.7 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 September 1, 2020.

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