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

Our list of the most women-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 women-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 September 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Charleston, WV

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 (4.9 stars) and women in leadership (4.7 stars).

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

"Every day is something new! You never know what you're going to come into work and find waiting for you in your Voice Mails or Emails. Clients are so grateful and appreciative of …"

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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 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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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 (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.4 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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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 women in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"I've never been part of a large organization where, even at the top, women outnumber men by such a large number! Way to go, AHA!"

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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:

"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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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 support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Excellent Employer "

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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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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 (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"Great place to work."

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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 women in leadership (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

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

"My work area and may other areas at Aetna are dominated by women. Everyone has a fair shot of being promoted. All my direct supervisors are all women."

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

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

"Everyone fits in here!"

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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 (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 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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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 (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 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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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 (4.1 stars) and women in leadership (4.0 stars).

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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 women in leadership (4.0 stars).

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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 (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

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

"I love my employer! They take care of their employees!"

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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 (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

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

"Strayer is an incredible place to work! "

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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 (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

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

"4 months of maternity leave, tons of wellness/lactation rooms at Accenture/Accenture Federal Service owned buildings, lots of women at the executive level, great benefits and a pr…"

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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 paid time off (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

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PepsiCo is a food & beverages company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"Verizon is a great employer. From day 1 , there were always opportunities to do anything that you wanted, whether it was shadowing other departments, going back to school, trainin…"

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