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The 20 Best Places to Work in Birmingham, AL As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

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 September 1, 2020. 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 (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Edward Jones is an amazing company! I have been employed with them for almost 15 years! They have a great culture and true care and concern for employees! There are plenty of o…"

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2. Shipt

3.7 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 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. 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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4. TD Ameritrade

3.7 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 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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5. Cengage Learning

3.7 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"Fun and fast paced, continual learning, great smart, funny, and helpful colleagues."

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6. 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:

"Great company!"

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7. Deloitte

3.6 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"Great place to work. It is hard to rise to the top if you aren't physically present because you are taking care of kids."

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8. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 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 (4.2 stars).

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9. American Heart Association

3.6 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 healthier …"

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10. 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:

"Outstanding organization grappling with pace of change and sometimes burdened by industry convention. But earnestly trying to balance innovation and culture for all employees."

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11. 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:

"It's a great company that could use more female leadership as well as more familiar friendly positions for people who are looking to move into leadership. Overall I'm very satisfi…"

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12. Greenway Health

3.6 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 (4.1 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"Fun place to work. Very small office but we had adequate space to learn and grow"

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13. 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:

"Meaningful work, but industry is facing headwinds."

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14. Dell Technologies

3.6 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 paid time off (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

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

"I have worked in the high tech world for my 30 year career and Dell has one of the most progressive environments for women that I've encountered. Excellent benefits and a good opp…"

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15. 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:

"Very positive work environment! Very helpful leadership that helps your grow and meet your goals."

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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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

"This is truly a terrific company to work for as a woman and parent (or really anyone). We have terrific benefits, and considerate/aware leadership."

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17. 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:

"As a first-time mom, Travelers made it easy to return to work. Ready access to a lactation room and flexible break accommodations have allowed me to pump and continue breastfeedin…"

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18. Vera Bradley

3.5 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 female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 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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19. 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:

"Women everywhere. No question women are valued. The opportunities are there, you have to be very pro company and put in the work but there seems to be no lack of opportunity."

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20. 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:

"I like working for Lush, but a retail environment doesn't seem to provide many options for onsite growth, for the individual (like fitness, family care). "

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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 September 1, 2020.

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