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The 20 Best Places to Work in Berkeley, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (June 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 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 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:

"Khan Academy is one of the most supportive environments imaginable for women. It helps that there is equal representation of women on the senior leadership staff. From benef..."

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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:

"Kink is not your typical San Francisco tech company with toxic masculine overtones seeping into the crannies of day-to-day work life. Every single day I look forward to coming t..."

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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:

"Working at Lever has been an incredible experience. There is a big focus on equity and it's clear that leadership decisions are made with that in mind. All of my co-workers ar..."

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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 am not in the main office but an independent consultant, technically owning my own business entity. However we have training sessions and work as teams. There is always a lot ..."

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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 (5.0 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

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

"Unlimited PVT, $25 Mind Body credit each month, onsite massages, acupuncture, haircuts, eyebrow waxing, workout classes every day after work, yoga, healthy snacks in kitchens, G..."

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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:

"Despite having more work than hours in a day, I know my contributions are helping the company and I still enjoy coming to work every day."

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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:

"I think Even's company culture is based on a level of trust that allows for flexible work schedules and flexible allowances for different needs of individuals across the team. W..."

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9. 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 flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"Palo Alto Networks is hands down the best place I have ever worked. Challenging work, given space and freedom to do the work, and everyone wants to see each other succeed. No ..."

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10. 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 (4.7 stars).

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

"Eventbrite is hands down the best place I've ever had to fortune to work! "

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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 wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.6 stars).

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

"While I love LinkedIn and everything they represent, when I had an issue with my manager, HR didn't take me seriously because they "knew" my boss longer than they'd known me."

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12. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"The three things I love most about working at BCG are the focus on people (with a special effort in attracting and retaining female talent), the diversity of its teams, and the ..."

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13. 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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14. Intuit

4.1 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 wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"The best company I have worked for. I certainly don’t feel like I’m just a remote worker even if I’m a seasonal employee. There’s a great culture being fostered through all chan..."

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15. Castlight Health

4.1 stars

Castlight Health is a computer software company with locations in the Berkeley, CA 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:

"Castlight Health is dedicated to being a great place to work and has a support structure in place for women who use it. Work is impactful as the product is helping individuals ..."

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16. 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 female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"Amazing benefits and equal opportunity for women and minorities"

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17. 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 (4.6 stars).

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

"Incredibly supportive for working parents, especially mothers. "

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18. 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"Great company. I would highly reccomend. Very competitive environment but if you are willing to work hard you will thrive."

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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 leader..."

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20. PlanGrid

4.0 stars

PlanGrid is a computer software company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars).

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

"I can honestly say that PlanGrid is the best company I have ever worked for. From Executive staff to contract employees, everyone respects and values one another. The company cu..."

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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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