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The 20 Best Places to Work in Berkeley, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

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 December 1, 2019. 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. Rodan + Fields Dermatologists

4.5 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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5. 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 (4.9 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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6. 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 (4.7 stars).

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

"Sage Intacct truly cares about all of it's employees. Hands down the best company I have ever worked for."

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7. Palo Alto Networks

4.3 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 (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"This is the greatest company I've ever worked for. The CEO is amazing and my chain of command is excellent. "

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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:

"Thankful to be surrounded by intelligent, curious, hardworking folx. Love that we're always encouraged to measure success based on the progress of our mission statement."

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9. Lever

4.3 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 female representation in leadership (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.9 stars).

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

"The focus on D&I for women and other minorities is unparalleled at Lever. I'm constantly talking about how much I enjoy it and my friends have told me to stop talking about work..."

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10. Eventbrite

4.2 stars

Eventbrite is an internet company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and family growth support (4.8 stars).

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

"Having worked at a number of tech companies in the Bay Area, Eventbrite is the first that is has a 50/50 gender split. Women are well represented throughout the company at ..."

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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:

"Better than most, and improving"

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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 (4.6 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):

"BCG is really a great place for women. We have a real support group, Partners listen to us and more and more of us grow through the ranks. I left to go back to school but I will..."

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13. 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:

"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,..."

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14. Etsy

4.1 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 paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"The only drawback to this company is that it takes forever for consensus on how to get things done. Other than that, Etsy is super supportive and is quite easily the best compa..."

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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:

"Great culture and benefits. Unfortunately they didn’t focus enough on operationalization and allowed politics to infiltrate"

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16. 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:

"Chronicle Books is a supportive, collaborative, and incredibly nice place to work. I feel lucky to work with smart and funny colleagues who are passionate about creating and pub..."

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17. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Berkeley, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars).

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

"At Synchrony we are ALL equal and have the same opportunities! There is never a shortage of women in charge."

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18. 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:

"i have been here over 10 years. I wish there were more remote opportunities but overall this is a fantastic place to work."

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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't speak for other departments, but as a sales manager I have had the opportunity to really develop professionally and grow into leadership at a fast pace. I appreciate the..."

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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 December 1, 2019.

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