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The 20 Best Places to Work in Charleston, WV As Rated by the Women Who Work There (February 2021)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Charleston, WV is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of February 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Charleston, WV

1. Jan Dils Attorneys at Law

4.4 stars

Jan Dils Attorneys at Law is a legal services company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Jan Dils Attorneys at Law:

"I feel that while working at Jan Dils you have an opportunity to grow with the company. There are many jobs available that include different pay scales and the training is availab…"

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2. Novo Nordisk

3.8 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and flexible work hours (3.8 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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3. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

3.8 stars

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an insurance company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield:

"CareFirst of Maryland has paid a great deal of attention to the worker's experience, which I appreciate. The company regularly asks for workers to submit anonymous feedback and of…"

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4. American Heart Association

3.8 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (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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5. Genentech

3.8 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Charleston, WV 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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6. Travelers

3.7 stars

Travelers is an insurance company with locations in the Charleston, WV 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 (3.8 stars).

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

"Such a diverse, and wonderfully opportunistic place to work. You always feel as if you're one of the family, you feel as if you belong, and you absolutely are cared for and apprec…"

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7. Humana

3.7 stars

Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Great company to work for, the really live their mission of helping the communities they serve become healthier through constant innovation and client centered design!"

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8. Amgen

3.7 stars

Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Overall, this company is quite progressive, and a good place to work. However, with regard to equality in pay for women, they are not open to an in depth review, and I am aware …"

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9. Terex

3.6 stars

Terex is a machinery company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 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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10. Aetna

3.6 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.9 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Aetna went from being totally amazing to a little better than average over the past 5 years. They no longer provide better short-term disability benefits the longer you work there…"

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11. Medtronic

3.6 stars

Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.6 stars).

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

"Everyone fits in here!"

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12. The Princeton Review

3.5 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 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 in …"

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13. Mondelez International

3.5 stars

Mondelez International is a food production company with locations in the Charleston, WV 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).

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14. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture is an information technology and services company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"Accenture works hard to provide adequate gender and diversity balance in all levels at the company."

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15. inVentiv Health

3.4 stars

inVentiv Health is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.8 stars).

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16. CH2M

3.4 stars

CH2M is a civil engineering company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

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17. Strayer University

3.4 stars

Strayer University is a higher education company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Strayer University:

"Strayer is an incredible place to work! "

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18. Huntington Bank

3.4 stars

Huntington Bank is a banking company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Huntington Bank:

"I have worked for a few other banks, and they all preach fairness, equality, diversity. Huntington is the first that I truly FEEL these principles are encouraged. I work in a melt…"

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19. Verizon

3.4 stars

Verizon is an information technology and services company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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

"Verizon is an extremely strict but dedicated employer. You cannot choose many things because seniority overrules, but there are so many good benefits and the ability to grow in th…"

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20. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

3.3 stars

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an education management company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

"HMH is by far the best company I've ever worked for. They care about the quality of their publications, they care about their employees, and truly listen. "

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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 February 1, 2021.

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