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The 20 Best Places to Work in Boston, MA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Boston, MA 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 April 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Boston, MA

1. Disruptor Beam

4.3 stars

Disruptor Beam is a computer games company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Disruptor Beam:

"The company is relatively small (just over 100 employees) but rapidly growing and, with it, the amenities and level of support continue to improve. It's easily the most contempo..."

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2. HubSpot

4.3 stars

HubSpot is an information technology and services company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.8 stars).

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

"HubSpot is making an active and concerted effort to improve gender equity in the workplace, but as in all tech startups, we still have room to grow. I know that our leadership i..."

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3. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"Palo Alto Networks is hands down the best place I have ever worked. Challenging work, given space and freedom to do the work, and everyone wants to see each other succeed. No ..."

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4. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Boston, MA 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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5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

4.1 stars

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an insurance company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.7 stars).

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6. Intuit

4.1 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"Absolutely love working for Intuit! First job I actually enjoy going to"

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7. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"Tough job, but the perks are amazing!! Each step above is celebrated!! Great place to work!!"

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8. Johnson & Johnson

4.0 stars

Johnson & Johnson is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Johnson & Johnson:

"As a PhD scientist who became a mother during my time at Johnson & Johnson, I could not have asked for a more supportive environment. I would recommend Johnson & Johnson Consum..."

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9. NetSuite

4.0 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"NetSuite has a culture of hiring talented people and letting them dig in, work hard and see where it can take them. Where many software companies limit women's advancement or mo..."

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10. One Medical

3.9 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for One Medical:

"Eclectic group with room for growth just unwillingness to grow is certain districts. No flexibility on schedule or the opportunity to work from home. Management can be too lenie..."

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11. Salesforce

3.9 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Great company with pockets of diversity issues (old boys club). "

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12. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"The company I work for invests in people and develops the knowledge of the employees as well as keeping an equal environment within the work place."

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13. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Lululemon is an incredible company to work for. I learned so much from being there. The only reason I left is because I needed to be able to have a job with more flexibility on ..."

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14. Bain & Company

3.9 stars

Bain & Company is a management consulting company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bain & Company:

"There are a growing number of senior female partners, and so many of them got promoted while working part-time! They keep women on client work instead of "mommy tracking" them. ..."

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15. Vistaprint

3.9 stars

Vistaprint is an internet company with locations in the Boston, MA 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 (4.4 stars).

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16. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"I have been impressed with GSK and their avenues for ensuring that talented women have the opportunity to progress their careers. They have rotational opportunities available, w..."

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17. Hill Holliday

3.9 stars

Hill Holliday is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Hill Holliday:

"All I can say is *applause*. Beginning a job at Hill as a woman is like waking up from a bad dream of female disadvantage. All amazing, accomplished madwomen of the world: APPLY..."

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18. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Boston, MA 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:

"No where do women have EXACTLY the same opportunity of pay. Also we have FOUR MONTHS FULL PAY Maternity Leave - OR - Current Commission WHICHEVER is HIGHER. I don't know of anot..."

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19. Warby Parker

3.8 stars

Warby Parker is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Warby Parker:

"The company is perfect aside if low pay for support personnel "

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20. Allied Integrated Marketing

3.8 stars

Allied Integrated Marketing is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Boston, MA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

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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 April 1, 2020.

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