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The 20 Best Places to Work in Bakersfield, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Bakersfield, CA 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 September 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Bakersfield, CA

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 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 Ericsson:

"Great place to work. Honest...during the tough times. Regularly looks at how they can improve employee engagement and satisfaction."

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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 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 t…"

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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 sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Great company to work for!"

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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 (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cengage Learning:

"Cengage could certainly benefit from having more gender diversity on the executive team, but overall it is a fantastic place for women to work."

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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 (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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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 women in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (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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Schneider Electric is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 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 Schneider Electric:

"I am very impressed with how many women are in key rolls at Schneider electric. I myself am a woman in software development and i find no difference in the way I am treated vs th…"

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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 (4.6 stars) and support for diversity (4.6 stars).

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

"Citi is an amazing company not only for the employee but also their families! Gym membership, daycare, weightwatchers, meditation, excessive classes, chronic pain management coach…"

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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 (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"It's awesome.e"

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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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

"ACS Hope Lodge is extremely gender equal. I am very satisfied with our manager/leader, who is a female. She has the best leadership style of anyone I've ever worked for. Compassio…"

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Converse is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (4.2 stars).

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Mondelez International is a food production company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

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PepsiCo is a food & beverages company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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 Bakersfield, CA 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:

"I cannot imagine a better place to work. I had an exceptional experience there. I worked there for 4 years, and I wish it hadn't been my first job out of college because I didn'…"

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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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.4 stars).

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

"Sunrun is a great company to work for, and the hard work you invest into Sunrun is invested right back. This year is my fourth year working for Sunrun, and it’s been wonderful jou…"

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Stryker is a medical devices company with locations in the Bakersfield, CA 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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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 (4.0 stars).

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

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

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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 support for diversity (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

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

"Overall pretty satisfied with Starbucks' efforts to be female and family friendly. I would like a better area to express breast milk, an area is available to me but it's not very …"

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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 (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"As a lesbian transgender woman, Wells Fargo has been one of the best working environments I've experienced in a high stress, male dominated field. At Wells, we have women in lead…"

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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 support for diversity (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars).

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

"Charles Schwab is incredibly inclusive, and there really is an emphasis on women in the work place."

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of September 1, 2021.

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