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

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 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 2, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Birmingham, AL

1. Edward Jones

3.8 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Working for a company that offers 16 weeks paid leave for the primary caregiver of a newborn or an adopted child is amazing. Jones really values their employees and they make i..."

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2. Shipt

3.7 stars

Shipt is an internet company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.4 stars).

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

"This is a great place to work, especially for an office environment."

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3. Procter and Gamble

3.7 stars

Procter and Gamble is a consumer goods company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Procter and Gamble:

"There are some structural things (e.g. Technical Career System) that seem to support/reinforce gender biases.."

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4. Genentech

3.7 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 paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Female manager didn't support me as an employee with my maternity leave. It came across as a huge burden to her and I was laid off when she heard that I wanted to have a 2nd baby."

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5. Greenway Health

3.7 stars

Greenway Health is an information technology and services company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Greenway Health:

"I feel like this company is improving. At the moment, they have a welness plan offering a rebate on health insurance, but only if you meet certain goals. No discounts are offere..."

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6. Deloitte

3.7 stars

Deloitte is a management consulting company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars).

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

"excellent place for women"

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7. TD Ameritrade

3.6 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 (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"TD has one of the best maternity benefit offerings I've ever seen. They are accommodating to family crisis' and understanding of missed time for such commitments "

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8. Novo Nordisk

3.6 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 salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

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

"Novo has great benefits, especially for working parents. The only downside is that the leadership lacks female representation."

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9. 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

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

"Southwest Airlines is an amazing company to work for. You can fly for free on a standby basis, and who can argue with that perk? The insurance plans are affordable and the cover..."

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10. Cengage Learning

3.6 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 the people you work with (4.1 stars).

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

"At the early levels and middle-management, this company has visibly more women than men in most areas. At the VP level, however, the male-female ratio thins out, and by the exe..."

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11. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Princeton Review:

"Teachers/tutors with The Princeton Review never feel pressured to accept work that will upset work/life balance. My rate of pay is calculated based on the time and hours I put i..."

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12. Dell

3.5 stars

Dell 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 (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.1 stars).

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

"I didn't realize how great it was until I left :) "

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13. American Heart Association

3.5 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 management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Heart Association:

"Working for a company that helps educate and save women's lives each and every day. The NYC office is made up of primarily women that strive each day to make all women healthie..."

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14. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.5 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 paid time off (4.1 stars).

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15. ADP

3.5 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 management opportunities (4.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"While there are opportunities to work from home/virtually and they are pretty flexible with time off (as long as you make up the work) it is hard to really succeed and move up i..."

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16. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications 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 (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"I love working here and the way we are supported."

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17. Cigna

3.5 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 wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Good growth opportunities and possibilities to grow in other departments/roles."

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18. Lush Cosmetics

3.5 stars

Lush Cosmetics is a cosmetics 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 (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lush Cosmetics:

"Thank you, LUSH. I've never felt safer or more fulfilled at work."

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19. Travelers

3.5 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 equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"In our office we have females, males, minorities and majorities at every level. We have every race and there is mutual respect throughout the office. We engage in many activit..."

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20. CH2M

3.5 stars

CH2M is a civil engineering company with locations in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CH2M:

"CH2M is focused on a diverse workplace. Opportunities have opened up for me that I wouldn't have expected in such a male dominated field."

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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 2, 2019.

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