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

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 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 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Houston, TX

1. ABC Pet Resort & Spa

4.6 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:

"The company philosophy is to serve our pet parents, as we become servant-leaders amongst our team. Wonderful, happy culture loving pets!"

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2. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 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 flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"Palo Alto Networks is a wonderful company to work for. I have such respect for the executive management team, and the culture they foster and nurture. Growth opportunities se..."

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3. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"BCG is a truely outstanding company with great flextime offers. Leadership is seriously committed to make it work for both females and males. I was offered a very senior role wh..."

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4. Hilti

3.9 stars

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

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

"The one pit fall is 4 weeks of training in Tulsa. I dont know how they expect single moms to accomplish this. You will deal with sexism on jobsites with customers but interna..."

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5. Salesforce

3.9 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 paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Salesforce is a great company to launch your career by learning operational excellence in an extremely rigid system. The product is world class and the business outcomes you get..."

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6. 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 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 enco..."

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7. Fidelity Investments

3.8 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 wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"There are many women in upper management and Fidelity has great benefits."

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8. SAP

3.7 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"I haven't had to use parental leave, but my understanding is that it's pretty good. I love the diversity at SAP, and the fact that they've been offering "domestic partnership" ..."

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9. Capital One

3.7 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 (4.3 stars).

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

"Great place for women, always felt inclusive"

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10. USAA

3.7 stars

USAA 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 (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"If you are looking for a company to grow in you will find an excellent place at USAA. "

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11. Genentech

3.7 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 paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 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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12. Procter and Gamble

3.7 stars

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

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Procter and Gamble:

"In the Finance & Accounting function at P&G, the majority of senior leadership is male, which is no surprised based on the fact that F&A was typically a male dominated field."

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13. AstraZeneca

3.7 stars

AstraZeneca 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 (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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14. Cengage Learning

3.6 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 the people you work with (4.1 stars).

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

"While Cengage does need to include more women in the c-suite, it's mid level management and even individual contributor female ratios are excellent. I am a member of a very stro..."

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15. EverFi

3.6 stars

EverFi is an e-learning company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"Awesome place to work! Expecting big things in the next couple of years. "

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16. Freddie Mac

3.6 stars

Freddie Mac 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 management opportunities (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Freddie Mac:

"Freddie Mac is an amazing company with a focus on work life balance! "

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17. TD Ameritrade

3.6 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 (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 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 ..."

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18. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte is a management consulting 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 (4.3 stars).

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

"Good maternity leave program, support st the junior level. At a more senior level competition is fierce and taking advantage of your work-life balance benefits without sacrific..."

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19. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 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 paid time off (4.2 stars).

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20. Western Governors University

3.6 stars

Western Governors University is a higher education company with locations in the Houston, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.6 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Western Governors University:

"Working at WGU has its perks (working from home, sort of creating your own schedule), but it is highly demanding with ever-increasing work loads. It is very difficult to transf..."

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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 1, 2020.

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