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The 20 Best Places to Work in Columbia, SC As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Columbia, SC 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 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Columbia, SC

1. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Lululemon is a company that very obviously values all people. There are ample opportunities for development and enhancement. The company supports you as an individual while encour…"

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2. USAA

3.7 stars

USAA is a financial services company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"USAA is a great place to work!"

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3. Cielo Talent

3.7 stars

Cielo Talent is a human resources company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cielo Talent:

"Cielo is the best position I have ever held. It has fantastic benefits, a comfortable work environment, and the flexibility I need in a schedule to be able to care for my family w…"

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4. TD Ameritrade

3.7 stars

TD Ameritrade is a financial services company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TD Ameritrade:

"I have made it my career goal to break through the glass ceiling and promote more women into leadership positions. It may take my whole career to do, but it will be well worth it …"

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5. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Columbia, SC 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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6. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Columbia, SC 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:

"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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7. Lexington Medical Center

3.5 stars

Lexington Medical Center is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lexington Medical Center:

"I love my job and where I work! We have the best people!!"

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8. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture is an information technology and services company with locations in the Columbia, SC 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:

"I've been with Accenture for three years now; I joined right out of college and started in the Boston office, and transferred to the Philadelphia office last year to be closer to …"

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9. Amgen

3.5 stars

Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Columbia, SC 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:

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

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10. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"Great company, even small groups specifically dedicated to women in leadership, currently my district manager and her boss are both women, plenty of female store managers, adoptio…"

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11. TD Bank

3.5 stars

TD Bank is a banking company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

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

"Amazing place to work no matter your gender. Everything goes off of the work you put in."

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12. AmeriHealth Caritas

3.5 stars

AmeriHealth Caritas is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Columbia, SC 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:

"A great place to work for women as an employee and as a temp consultant"

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13. Aflac

3.5 stars

Aflac is an insurance company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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

"It is a company that is 100% commission. I need something g more stable."

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14. Booz Allen Hamilton

3.5 stars

Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Booz Allen Hamilton:

"Booz Allen Hamilton is definitely a place I am happy to be, and as a woman, I feel valued and respected."

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15. Aetna

3.5 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Columbia, SC 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:

"Highly supportive of female leadership. Many key roles held by women, including the president of the company. If you have the skills, you can advance."

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16. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

3.5 stars

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an education management company with locations in the Columbia, SC 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 these…"

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17. Colonial Life

3.4 stars

Colonial Life is an insurance company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Colonial Life:

"Probably the best job I've ever had. More than 1/2 of the people who work out of there are women. My boss is super understanding & awesome. "

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18. Mars

3.4 stars

Mars is a food production company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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

"An awesome company with excellent training and pay"

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19. Shaw Industries

3.4 stars

Shaw Industries is a textiles company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and learning opportunities (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Shaw Industries:

"Great company for men and women alike for many reasons! "

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20. Mutual of Omaha

3.4 stars

Mutual of Omaha is an insurance company with locations in the Columbia, SC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Mutual of Omaha:

"We have a lot of female minorities in leadership roles."

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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 1, 2020.

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