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The 20 Best Places to Work in Dubuque, IA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Dubuque, IA 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 April 6, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Dubuque, IA

1. Procter and Gamble

3.6 stars

Procter and Gamble is a consumer goods company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 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 Procter and Gamble:

"There are some structural things (e.g. Technical Career System) that seem to support/reinforce gender biases.."

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2. McGraw-Hill Education

3.5 stars

McGraw-Hill Education is an education management company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for McGraw-Hill Education:

"It really is a good overall company to work for including a diverse culture of the people as well as benefits and compensation package."

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3. AmeriHealth Caritas

3.4 stars

AmeriHealth Caritas is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Dubuque, IA 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:

"This is the first company I've worked for where I feel like the company cares about you, values your work, and treats everyone fairly. Everyone from higher up is respectful and ..."

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4. IBM

3.3 stars

IBM is an information technology and services company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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

"For better to worse IBM views you as a resource, they couldn't care less what meat shell you inhabit."

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5. Altria

3.3 stars

Altria is a consumer goods company with locations in the Dubuque, IA 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 (4.5 stars).

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

"Wish I found this place five years ago!!"

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6. RSM US LLP

3.3 stars

RSM US LLP is an accounting company with locations in the Dubuque, IA 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 (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for RSM US LLP:

"Best place I've worked, as a woman who plans to start a family, I couldn't be more pleased with the flexibility, work/life balance, and working environment. There are certainly ..."

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7. Black Hills Energy

3.3 stars

Black Hills Energy is a utilities company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Black Hills Energy:

"Honestly, I had more female executives above me than male. Nothing against the guys, but this was an interesting opposite."

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8. U.S. Cellular

3.2 stars

U.S. Cellular is a wireless company with locations in the Dubuque, IA 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:

"Lots of opportunities for advancement into management. Great work environment, very supportive - excellent salary and benefits. "

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9. Nordstrom

3.2 stars

Nordstrom is a retail company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.3 stars).

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

"Many wonderful female role models and mentors. Long hours but commission based pay. Quick advancement and growth opportunities."

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10. Lands' End

3.2 stars

Lands' End is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lands' End:

"The company cares genuinely about the workers and the customer. It is very refreshing and I know I'm being treated well."

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11. John Deere

3.1 stars

John Deere is a machinery company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for John Deere:

"The sky is the limit on intelligent co-workers, it is an amazing place to learn. No regrets on this opportunity. The strong work ethic is rewarded, I wish they had more wom..."

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12. Kellogg Company

3.1 stars

Kellogg Company is a consumer goods company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kellogg Company:

"Very family friendly environment."

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13. Pier 1 Imports

3.1 stars

Pier 1 Imports is a retail company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Pier 1 Imports:

"General acceptance of women in the workplace as well as equal opportunity for advancement but no paid parental leave or access to lactation facilities"

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14. Experis

3.0 stars

Experis is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Dubuque, IA 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 (3.8 stars).

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

"Great, ethical workplace experience as a contractor."

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15. Spherion

3.0 stars

Spherion is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

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

"I really loved this job! Pay was good, company is very family oriented, pto was good. Just bad timing...😢"

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16. BioLife Plasma Services

3.0 stars

BioLife Plasma Services is a medical practice company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area,. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for BioLife Plasma Services:

"BioLie Plasma Services is owned by Shire Pharmaceuticals. They provide 12 weeks of paid maternity leave and private rooms to pump breast milk for up to one year. Every employee ..."

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17. Things Remembered

2.9 stars

Things Remembered is a retail company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Things Remembered:

"In my store, the manager was a woman of color. She was a great leader and made our store a healthy environment for all people. Some of the higher ups in the company, like region..."

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18. Best Buy

2.9 stars

Best Buy is a retail company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Best Buy:

"Female friendliness at Best Buy is just as much external as it is internal. Be prepared to face consumer sexism and managerial favoritism."

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19. Sherwin-Williams

2.9 stars

Sherwin-Williams is a chemicals company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars) and management opportunities (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sherwin-Williams:

"Working at Sherwin-Williams is great. Colleagues are (in my experience) supportive of women in the work force. However, it's the customers who are biased and harder to work with..."

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20. Acosta Sales & Marketing

2.8 stars

Acosta Sales & Marketing is a consumer goods company with locations in the Dubuque, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and flexible work hours (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Acosta Sales & Marketing:

"Loved the working remotely"

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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 April 6, 2020.

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