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The 20 Best Places to Work in Austin, TX As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 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 April 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:

"I have been with Thrive for a little over two years and have seen the company expand at a quick rate. I am very pleased how we've expanded our benefits and leadership with the g..."

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2. The Zebra

4.3 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:

"Car Insurance may not sound like the most fascinating area of work, but as a Software Engineer at The Zebra, I can assure you we get to solve challenging technical problems with..."

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3. Castlight Health

4.1 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 (4.6 stars).

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

"This is a wonderful, balanced & diverse company that is very focused on changing healthcare for the better. Lots of women in management, leadership & the board as well. Great be..."

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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:

"NetSuite is amazing. They have an organization called "Women in NetSuite" whose goal is to promote the careers and leadership in a normally male dominated industry. Truly the be..."

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5. 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 (4.5 stars) and family growth support (4.4 stars).

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

"Overall, the education and emphasis on managing bias is huge. I've felt very accepted and able to speak my mind. While there is not as much representation of women in management..."

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6. Salesforce

3.9 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 paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Salesforce is unsurprisingly very female friendly, as one of our core values is equality. As long as they don't forget about that as they grow and expand it will continue to be ..."

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7. 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:

"Female dominated workplace. As with any retail job, management will make or break the team. Sometimes men get promoted faster in the name of ‘diversity & inclusion’."

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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. Warby Parker

3.8 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 management opportunities (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.4 stars).

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

"The company is perfect aside if low pay for support personnel "

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10. 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:

"I feel so incredibly honored, I have never experience such respect and the work life balance is fantastic."

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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 wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Loved my time at Fidelity. Extremely generous maternity and paternity policies, flexible PTO, onsite gyms, high 401k match and profit-sharing. There's no wonder they call Fideli..."

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12. 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:

"I would say may biggest qualm with KW was how underpaid the female staff supporting the market centers are. Besides that, KW provides very generous paid time off, and there are ..."

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13. 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"PayPal is an amazing place to work as a female leader. "

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14. The Advisory Board Company

3.8 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:

"I have appreciated having the opportunity to grow my career and develop new skills across my tenure. Most of my managers have been supportive and instrumental in helping me to ..."

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15. Capital One

3.7 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"Amazing workplace!! Very big on attendance but really care about their employees and providing options and opportunities."

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16. Brown-Forman

3.7 stars

Brown-Forman is a wine and spirits company with locations in the Austin, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Brown-Forman:

"Brown-Forman offers and supports the flexible work environment (setting my own hours, working from home when desire) I want as a working mom without having to sacrifice career o..."

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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"Great company in terms of how they treat their employees. Lots of added perks to being employed on the campus. Job growth is limited for many departments however, and the jobs c..."

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18. 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:

"High growth environment with lots of opportunity to learn and develop. NFP is a good fitl for self starters and people with ideas. Very interactive environment with plenty of ..."

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19. Stitch Fix

3.7 stars

Stitch Fix 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 female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Stitch Fix:

"The company is young so overall benefits are still developing and are headed in the right direction. Female friendliness could not be higher, it's an amazing company to work for..."

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20. 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 (4.3 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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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 1, 2020.

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