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The 20 Best Places to Work in Cedar Rapids, IA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Cedar Rapids, IA 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 2, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Cedar Rapids, IA

1. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA 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:

"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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2. Procter and Gamble

3.7 stars

Procter and Gamble is a consumer goods company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA 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:

"A bit of an old boys club for opportunities for women and in general most people who work there look the same. However they are at least friendly and there is a strong culture, al…"

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3. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte is a management consulting company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA 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:

"Deloitte provides a whopping 4 month maternity leave for the main care giver and 1 month to the spouse. It is very attractive to women who work. "

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4. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA 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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5. AstraZeneca

3.6 stars

AstraZeneca is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA 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 (4.0 stars).

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6. Novo Nordisk

3.6 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA 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 is excellent. Opportunities are plentiful and it is a respectful work environment. It would be nice to see a woman again at the global executive leadership level. "

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7. GE Capital

3.5 stars

GE Capital is a financial services company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for GE Capital:

"GE will overnight ship breast milk from pumping mothers traveling for business, provides best in class paid parental leave in addition to FMLA leave, on-site gyms and/or fitness r…"

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8. GoDaddy

3.5 stars

GoDaddy is an internet company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"GoDaddy is serious about gender equity and promoting an inclusive work environment. They were one of the first companies to share salary data broken out by gender. They have an ac…"

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9. AmeriHealth Caritas

3.5 stars

AmeriHealth Caritas is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for AmeriHealth Caritas:

"This is the first company I've worked for where I feel like the company cares about you, values your work, and treats everyone fairly. Everyone from higher up is respectful and ni…"

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10. Aetna

3.5 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"It’s a great place to work. A lot of development and internal mobility available. I wish the family leave policies were better. Only 40 days (8 weeks) off for maternity leave, whi…"

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11. Mercer

3.4 stars

Mercer is a human resources company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"Opportunities to learn are limitless, but the price in terms of hours and sacrifice is high. During my 10+ years there, expenses were cut way back, so salary increases were small …"

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12. Hupy and Abraham, S.C.

3.4 stars

Hupy and Abraham, S.C. is a law practice company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Hupy and Abraham, S.C.:

"This firms employs a lot of women in all stages of their life. The majority of managers are women who understand the work-life balance when raising a family."

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13. New York Life Insurance Company

3.4 stars

New York Life Insurance Company is a financial services company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for New York Life Insurance Company:

"I feel grateful that I have the opportunity to work for New York Life. I know people think NYL and they thing Life Insurance, and Life Insurance only. It is so much more dynamic t…"

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14. TIAA

3.4 stars

TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA 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 (4.2 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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15. Black Hills Energy

3.4 stars

Black Hills Energy is a utilities company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Black Hills Energy:

"Black Hills Energy has several programs that help women join and grow within our company. We also have Aspire, our women employee resource group that helps with training opportuni…"

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16. Medtronic

3.3 stars

Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars).

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

"Great company that I believe has good intentions. Maternity leave is 5 weeks paid in MN, which may be standard for a corporate environment, but is not impressive. "

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17. Ruffalo Noel Levitz

3.3 stars

Ruffalo Noel Levitz is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ruffalo Noel Levitz:

"A great company to work for. Management is kind but professional and communicates well with PCMs and supervisors."

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18. Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

3.3 stars

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is an insurance company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield:

"Wellmark is a great place to work because they treat their employees and members well. They put a lot of emphasis on inclusion, going so far as to have an Inclusion Council. They …"

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19. RSM US LLP

3.3 stars

RSM US LLP is an accounting company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for RSM US LLP:

"Best place I've worked, as a woman who plans to start a family, I couldn't be more pleased with the flexibility, work/life balance, and working environment. There are certainly op…"

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20. U.S. Cellular

3.3 stars

U.S. Cellular is a wireless company with locations in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for U.S. Cellular:

"Amazing place to work. Rewarding job and amazing benefits!"

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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 2, 2020.

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