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The 20 Best Places to Work in Houston, TX As Rated by the Women Who Work There (January 2021)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Houston, TX is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of January 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Houston, TX

1. ABC Pet Resort & Spa

4.8 stars

ABC Pet Resort & Spa is a consumer services company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 2 to 10 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for ABC Pet Resort & Spa:

"I love this place! Everyone is treated fairly and respectfully plus I get to work with animals so every day is a plus."

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2. Onward Search

4.3 stars

Onward Search is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Onward Search:

"I work with my best friends, mentors I trust and partner with our leadership whom ask for advice, listen to department leaders, receive feedback and takes all views into considera…"

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3. Salesforce

4.2 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"Working at Salesforce is as good as it gets for women! Conversations are heart-centered with the whole person in mind. "

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4. Palo Alto Networks

4.1 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Palo Alto Networks:

"I've finally found the kind of company I am so proud to be part of and feel at home. The leadership, technology, culture, and people I get to work with everyday inspire me and ma…"

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5. SAP

4.1 stars

SAP is a computer software company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"It is truly a company that cares as much of the journey as well as winning. It values its people."

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6. American National

4.1 stars

American National is an insurance company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for family growth support (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

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

"I can’t praise American National enough. They treat all of their employees so well!"

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7. Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.0 stars

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 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 Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"The three things I love most about working at BCG are the focus on people (with a special effort in attracting and retaining female talent), the diversity of its teams, and the vi…"

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8. TD Ameritrade

4.0 stars

TD Ameritrade is a financial services company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.9 stars).

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

"I was very sick during my pregnancy. Literally the whole time. Management and HR at TDAmeritrade were very accommodating to me. I ended up having to leave because the pregnancy co…"

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9. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.9 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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10. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 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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11. IST Management Services

4.0 stars

IST Management Services is an outsourcing/offshoring company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 stars) and flexible work hours (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for IST Management Services:

"IST Management Services is a really great place to work at. The team I work with are awesome and I definitely recommend the company."

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12. Cengage Learning

3.9 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cengage Learning:

"I love my job. I drink the company coolaid. I love what I do, I love what this company does. It's not perfect, but I'm surrounded by people who care and who want to make a differe…"

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13. Fidelity Investments

3.9 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"Fidelity is an amazing place to work. I work in the call center and couldn't be happier with the benefits and environment. Great pay, lots of advancement opportunities, retirement…"

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14. Capital One

3.9 stars

Capital One is a financial services company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Capital One:

"Awesome place to work for anyone. They pay competitively, are great with telecommuters, lots of free and healthy snacks, no rigid dress code. I loved it. Wish I could go back."

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15. Slalom Consulting

3.9 stars

Slalom Consulting is a management consulting company with locations in the Houston, TX 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 Slalom Consulting:

"Slalom cares about empowering women in the workplace, and it's not just lip service. My experience with them has been awesome, and they have the best maternity leave of any compan…"

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16. Novo Nordisk

3.8 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and flexible work hours (3.8 stars).

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

"It is excellent. Opportunities are plentiful and it is a respectful work environment. It would be nice to see a woman again at the global executive leadership level. "

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17. Genentech

3.8 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Houston, TX 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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18. Exelon

3.8 stars

Exelon is a utilities company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

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19. CDM Smith

3.8 stars

CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.7 stars).

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20. Thomson Reuters

3.7 stars

Thomson Reuters is an information technology and services company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 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 Thomson Reuters:

"TR was the greatest work experience I’ve had in my 20 year career to date. I had a remarkable and supportive boss, an Amazing Managing Director and a fantastic and wonderful VP t…"

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of January 1, 2021.

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