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The 20 Best Places to Work in Bakersfield, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (June 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Bakersfield, CA 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 June 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Bakersfield, CA

1. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"Ericsson is a great company to work for, indeed there are things to improve however I see an effort to do so and keep our people happy which shows that the company cares for wha..."

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2. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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:

"A company that cares about all people as human beings and works to empower no only the employees but also the customers, excellent work environment. "

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3. Cengage Learning

3.6 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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 mo..."

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4. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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 (4.2 stars).

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5. American Heart Association

3.6 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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

"I've never been part of a large organization where, even at the top, women outnumber men by such a large number! Way to go, AHA!"

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6. Stryker

3.5 stars

Stryker is a medical devices company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 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 ef..."

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7. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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:

"Hands down the best job I've ever had. Not only do we celebrate diversity but they help pay for childcare, adoption, and even IVF treatments!! We are well taken care of within t..."

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8. Citi

3.4 stars

Citi is a financial services company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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:

"Citi is just an overall great place to work for women. The only complaint I have are the salary levels, but not in comparison to men in the same level within Citi, but in compar..."

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9. Kaiser Permanente

3.4 stars

Kaiser Permanente is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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:

"Great place to work, lots of support and opportunities to grow"

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10. American Cancer Society

3.3 stars

American Cancer Society is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

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

"Loved my job but was laid off due to company restructure."

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11. DTE Energy

3.3 stars

DTE Energy is a utilities company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for DTE Energy:

"I feel very blessed to work with such an awesome company. As a woman the benefits they offer is so great. Way ahead of the game compared to other companies! I felt welcomed from..."

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12. CarMax

3.3 stars

CarMax is a retail company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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 (3.9 stars).

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

"There is no wage gap. Get a life. "

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13. UnitedHealth Group

3.3 stars

UnitedHealth Group is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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

"UHC is easily the most forward thinking co I have worked for. I recommend it."

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14. Wells Fargo

3.3 stars

Wells Fargo is a financial services company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wells Fargo:

"Wells Fargo is overall a progressive company, but only gives lip service to some "accommodations". For example, I often had no access to the on-site lactation room because MEN ..."

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15. Starbucks

3.2 stars

Starbucks is a retail company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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

"I loved working at Starbucks! We got 10 minute breaks frequently and free coffee! They thoroughly train all their employees before expecting them to perform and for the most par..."

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16. Bayer

3.2 stars

Bayer is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and flexible work hours (3.6 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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17. Schneider Electric

3.2 stars

Schneider Electric is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Schneider Electric:

"Proud Schneider Electric is building an inclusive workplace. We're committed to gender equality, diversity, and inclusion for all. Our Global Family Leave Policy includes key l..."

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18. Charles Schwab

3.2 stars

Charles Schwab is a financial services company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Charles Schwab:

"It was a good employer if you get the right manager. The co-workers were really clickey. "

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19. Nordstrom

3.2 stars

Nordstrom is a retail company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.3 stars).

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

"I had a unique situation with a medical accommodation that couldn't be met, but my manager did try to use available resources and coded me as rehireable when I left."

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20. Sunrun

3.2 stars

Sunrun is a renewables & environment company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.7 stars).

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

"Pretty cool place to work..hardly with any stress. Leadership is encouraged equally for men and women. Very start-up like culture where communication is open through all levels."

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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 June 1, 2020.

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