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

Our list of the most women-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 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 August 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Birmingham, AL

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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 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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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 (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"It is an amazing place to work at as a female. Always looking to push people to be their best, they have a lot of opportunity for growth, women are in senior (and higher) leadersh…"

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

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

"While Cengage does need to include more women in the c-suite, it's mid level management and even individual contributor female ratios are excellent. I am a member of a very strong…"

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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 (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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

"Honestly, I think this is the absolute best company to work for. I feel very supported, inspired and like i make a real and lasting difference for my clients which fulfills me dee…"

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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 (4.5 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 Birmingham, AL 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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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:

"my input and expertise are sought, valued, and respected. I have many incredible women who act as role models and mentors. I have never been called but by when I am assertive or d…"

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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 sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and women in leadership (4.7 stars).

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

"This is hands down the best company I have ever worked for."

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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 women in leadership (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 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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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 sense of belonging (4.6 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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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 (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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

"Great place to work with lots of option for career growth."

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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 paid time off (4.3 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.2 stars).

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

"This is a tech company, but I see women very well represented in senior roles in engineering, manufacturing, and management. There could be more women at the very top levels (exec…"

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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 (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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

"Travelers is a great company to work for!"

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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.5 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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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 (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 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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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 (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 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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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 wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and women in leadership (4.0 stars).

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

"It’s a wonderful place to work. I feel like I’m doing something important for the public and also satisfied in my work."

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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 (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 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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The Hershey Company is a consumer goods company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Hershey Company:

"From bottom to top, The Hershey Company is very good to female employees. Very good to ALL employees, actually."

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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 (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 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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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of August 1, 2021.

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