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The 20 Best Places to Work in Charleston, WV As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 2020)

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 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 July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Charleston, WV

1. Jan Dils Attorneys at Law

4.1 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 female representation in leadership (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.5 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 ..."

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2. 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 paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

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

"Great company!"

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3. Genentech

3.7 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 paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 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..."

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4. American Heart Association

3.6 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 management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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

"While women are greatly supported there is a huge lack of cultural diversity. Only white, thin, “pretty” women get promoted."

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5. Novo Nordisk

3.6 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 salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Novo Nordisk:

"It's a great company that could use more female leadership as well as more familiar friendly positions for people who are looking to move into leadership. Overall I'm very satis..."

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6. The Princeton Review

3.6 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 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 i..."

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7. Humana

3.6 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 wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Great maternity benefits Work-life balance is a priority Continous opportunities for professional growth Many employee network resource groups to engage with "

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8. 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 paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"Big efforts to hire more women and to promote them. It is a lot easier to hire and promote women than it is men, but the imbalance at senior levels is still large. Some of it is..."

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9. Amgen

3.5 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 (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Work life balance for sure. I learned a lot while I was there the total of 13 years"

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10. Travelers

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

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

"Travelers offers a professional and positive work environment for women. I would like to see Travelers take steps to be as progressive as other companies who offer paid maternit..."

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11. CH2M

3.5 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 flexible work hours (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CH2M:

"CH2M is focused on a diverse workplace. Opportunities have opened up for me that I wouldn't have expected in such a male dominated field."

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12. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

3.5 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:

"I always enjoyed working at HMH. The mission of educating students is a noble one. However, they have been going through periodic reorganizations every few years. At each of the..."

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13. Aetna

3.5 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 paid time off (4.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.0 stars).

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

"Overall pleasant job with opportunities to learn and grow in your career. This particular department had less remote opportunity than others. New CVS benefits are worse than exi..."

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14. Terex

3.4 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:

"Great place to work. Though I have a long commute to and from work."

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15. Medtronic

3.3 stars

Medtronic 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 paid time off (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 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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16. Strayer University

3.3 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 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 Strayer University:

"Great place to work for women; although executive leadership is sorely lacking with female representation, nearly all other leadership levels are well-represented in terms of ra..."

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17. UnitedHealth Group

3.3 stars

UnitedHealth Group is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for UnitedHealth Group:

"The quality of employee at this company is unparalleled, and the internal culture is very supportive and inclusive. There is ample opportunity for individual merit to determine ..."

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18. U.S. Cellular

3.3 stars

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 (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"Great company to work for although retail doesn't have much room for advancement without taking a paycut. "

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19. Sheetz

3.3 stars

Sheetz is a retail company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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

"Solid company to work for, I have no complaints. I have not had a pregnancy/childbirth while working there, I don't know about their policies on maternity leave and lactation ro..."

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20. Fifth Third Bank

3.2 stars

Fifth Third Bank is a financial services company with locations in the Charleston, WV area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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

"Overall, Fifth Third is a great place to work. I have no children, so I'm not particularly concerned about parental leave, etc, but I do believe it is something that all organiz..."

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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 July 1, 2020.

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