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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Berkeley, CA is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of October 7, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Berkeley, CA

1. Khan Academy

4.5 stars

Khan Academy is an e-learning company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Khan Academy:

"Fanstatic place to work for anyone who wants to make a difference!"

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2. Weebly

4.5 stars

Weebly is an internet company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

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

"I love working for weebly. Radical Respect is a value here and we really do live our values. It's been amazing seeing us focus on diversity, wellness, and respect here."

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3. Kink.com

4.5 stars

Kink.com is an entertainment company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kink.com:

"I am delighted to constantly tell people that this is the best job I've ever had."

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4. Lever

4.4 stars

Lever is an internet company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.8 stars).

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

"This is the first time in my career when I've worked for a company with a female CEO and equal or better female representation in management, and I love it. I find that Lever is i…"

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5. Rodan + Fields Dermatologists

4.4 stars

Rodan + Fields Dermatologists is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Rodan + Fields Dermatologists:

"I honestly feel that I work for the best company ever. Corporate treats us like royalty! And therefore they get our loyalty! I've never been happier in a career. "

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6. Procore Technologies

4.4 stars

Procore Technologies is a computer software company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Procore Technologies:

"Awesome company, exceeds expectations, continually. Thank you PROCORE!"

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7. Sage Intacct

4.3 stars

Sage Intacct is a computer software company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.8 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sage Intacct:

"I've been in the valley at various stints, working closely with C-level execs and Top Level execs for at least 30 years now. Sage Intacct is the best company to be part of. I con…"

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8. Even

4.3 stars

Even is a financial services company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

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

"The best place I have ever worked!"

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9. Eventbrite

4.2 stars

Eventbrite is an internet company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.8 stars).

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

"I feel like we put a lot of emphasis on creating a great place for female employees. This survey is an example of how much the company and it's employees care about each other and…"

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10. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Palo Alto Networks:

"This is a GREAT place to work and the opportunities are many"

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11. LinkedIn

4.2 stars

LinkedIn is an internet company with locations in the Berkeley, 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 LinkedIn:

"Love the culture that includes act like an owner, take intelligent risks and collaboration."

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12. Etsy

4.2 stars

Etsy is an internet company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and family growth support (4.5 stars).

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

"What a great company. Etsy is a the employer model all others should strive for. "

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13. Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Berkeley, 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 Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"Phenomenal place to work as a woman - viewed as an equal to my male peers in all respects. Salaries are fixed so all cohorts earn the same regardless of gender. "

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14. Intuit

4.2 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.6 stars).

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

"Amazing company that lives it’s values and is committed to its employees, customers, and communities."

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15. Chronicle Books

4.1 stars

Chronicle Books is a publishing company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Chronicle Books:

"Incredibly supportive for working parents, especially mothers. "

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16. Zillow

4.1 stars

Zillow is an internet company with locations in the Berkeley, 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 Zillow:

"Really happy here! Love seeing how many females we have in senior leadership and how important that fact is to the company. I never feel like being a woman is even a thing here, b…"

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17. Flexport

4.1 stars

Flexport is a logistics and supply chain company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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

"Our CEO cares a lot about making Flexport inclusive. There is always room for improvement but the company is committed to equal opportunities for women."

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18. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

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

"Aside from the awful hours (I worked 4:30 pm-1 am and the only days off were Thursdays and sundays) it was a wonderful place to work. The leadership and management was amazing an…"

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19. ThoughtWorks

4.1 stars

ThoughtWorks is an information technology and services company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.9 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

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

"This is a great place to work with very thoughtful and thorough policies. There is a vocal and demonstrative move toward recruiting (and retaining) women in technical and leadersh…"

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20. Gusto

4.0 stars

Gusto is a financial services company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (5.0 stars).

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

"Gusto is such a great place to work, especially as a woman. They're very focused on D&I and diversifying, but also keeping women top of mind. The paid parental leave is OUT OF THI…"

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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 October 7, 2020.

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