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The 20 Best Places to Work in Charleston, WV As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2022)

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 3, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Charleston, WV

Smith & Nephew is a medical devices company with locations in the Charleston, WV area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and support for diversity (4.8 stars).

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

"I have worked here for 3 years and there are many things that I love about my Company but Iwould say having a female VP walk the hallways, answer emails and know every employee b…"

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Jan Dils Attorneys at Law is a legal services company headquartered 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:

"Highly involved in community events, flexible schedules that help with work/life balance, gym membership reimbursement and fair vacation time. Allows me to be a single mom and ha…"

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Sanofi 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 (4.9 stars).

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

"It's an honor to be employed at such a respectable scientific institution with such highly regarded colleagues."

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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 sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Princeton Review:

"The Princeton Review is a progressive company with women in executive positions comparable to that of their male counterparts. The overall outlook of the management team is progr…"

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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 (4.9 stars) and sense of belonging (4.7 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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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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.7 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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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 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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Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Charleston, WV area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Medtronic has made a goal to have women in 40% of management positions by 2020, and has been putting many initiatives in place for career development to reach this goal. "

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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 wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and support for diversity (4.3 stars).

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

"I have worked for Humana longer than any other company in my career because of the culture of the company. Humana shows caring and concern for us as associates and does so much gr…"

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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 the people you work with (4.6 stars) and women in leadership (4.2 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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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:

"This is a great company to work for... pay and benefits are good."

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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 (4.4 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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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 (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 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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Iron Mountain 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 (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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U.S. Cellular is a wireless company with locations in the Charleston, WV area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 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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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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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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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 the people you work with (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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Robert Half is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Charleston, WV area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Robert Half:

"Good place to work"

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