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The 20 Best Places to Work in Birmingham, AL As Rated by the Women Who Work There (February 2021)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Birmingham, AL 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 February 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Birmingham, AL

1. TD Ameritrade

4.0 stars

TD Ameritrade is a financial services company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TD Ameritrade:

"I have made it my career goal to break through the glass ceiling and promote more women into leadership positions. It may take my whole career to do, but it will be well worth it …"

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2. Cengage Learning

3.9 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Birmingham, AL 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 Cengage Learning:

"Cengage has been a wonderful place to work for many reasons however the higher ed market is extremely challenging and it has been nearly impossible to make one's numbers over the …"

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3. Edward Jones

3.9 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"In my experience, they have been very focused on hiring & growing the female advisors. My only critique is the 'women helping other women' group. I think it's a great idea in theo…"

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4. Shipt

3.9 stars

Shipt is an internet company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

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

"I cannot say enough about how wonderful it is to work for Shipt. The rumors are true, they really do treat people that well, whether you are a member, shopper, or HQ employee."

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5. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.8 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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6. Novo Nordisk

3.8 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and flexible work hours (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Novo Nordisk:

"An amazing group of females work here. I am very proud to be a part of it. "

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7. American Heart Association

3.8 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation 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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8. Genentech

3.8 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Birmingham, AL 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 Genentech:

"The best company I've ever worked for in terms of gender equality. Actively working to make it better; corporate bonuses depend on achieving these goals. "

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9. ADP

3.7 stars

ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"Great culture with a ton of growth opportunity. Strong focus on work-life balance . Many motivators to work hard and move up in the company ."

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10. TIAA

3.7 stars

TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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11. Dell Technologies

3.7 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"I feel blessed to work for Dell. I am respected, I have never felt uncomfortable and I feel there are a TON of opportunities for women. I can see no difference in the way men and …"

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12. Travelers

3.7 stars

Travelers is an insurance company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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

"Travelers is extremely female-friendly and promotes using PTO to keep a good work-life balance."

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13. Vera Bradley

3.7 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"Vera Bradley is such a kind company! It was my first job out of college as a CSR and the job was stressful in dealing with customers everyday for 40 hours a week. However, managem…"

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14. Vaco

3.7 stars

Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

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

"More than half of the leadership team is made up of women, including several who "climbed the ladder" from entry-level roles. There is no hiding from recognition at Vaco. If you…"

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15. Southwest Airlines

3.6 stars

Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"It’s a great company to work for and a experience I will always treasure"

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16. Cigna

3.6 stars

Cigna is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.1 stars).

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

"Cigna was an exceptional place to work. It was very professional, fun, I was a protégé and had a mentor, Weight watchers came to us. Great people, positive place to work. My favor…"

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17. Terex

3.6 stars

Terex is a machinery company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"This is a great company to work for... pay and benefits are good."

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18. Tommy Hilfiger

3.6 stars

Tommy Hilfiger is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Tommy Hilfiger:

"I love my company, for the first time I truly feel like I'm apart of a work-family. Tommy cares about their team members and it shows."

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19. Medtronic

3.6 stars

Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.6 stars).

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

"Medtronic has made a goal to have women in 40% of management positions by 2020, and has been putting many initiatives in place for career development to reach this goal. "

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20. A Place for Mom

3.6 stars

A Place for Mom is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

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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 February 1, 2021.

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