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The 20 Best Places to Work in Iowa City, IA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Iowa City, 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 September 2, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Iowa City, IA

1. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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 d…"

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2. Procter and Gamble

3.7 stars

Procter and Gamble is a consumer goods company with locations in the Iowa City, 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 (4.1 stars).

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

"For generations Procter and Gamble has provided extensive growth opportunities for all their employees and I feel so honored to work here. "

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3. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte is a management consulting company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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:

"Deloitte is overall a great place to work as a woman. One development area ;) is to see more women at the top."

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4. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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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5. AstraZeneca

3.6 stars

AstraZeneca is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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 (4.0 stars).

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6. Novo Nordisk

3.6 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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:

"An amazing group of females work here. I am very proud to be a part of it. "

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7. GE Capital

3.5 stars

GE Capital is a financial services company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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 GE Capital:

"GE will overnight ship breast milk from pumping mothers traveling for business, provides best in class paid parental leave in addition to FMLA leave, on-site gyms and/or fitness r…"

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8. GoDaddy

3.5 stars

GoDaddy is an internet company with locations in the Iowa City, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Even in a Covid related lay off, GoDaddy took care of their employees being laid off. They went above and beyond to make sure we’ll be ok. While working there I had the best time …"

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9. AmeriHealth Caritas

3.5 stars

AmeriHealth Caritas is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Iowa City, 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:

"Lots of female leadership. Flexibility according to family needs (I'm salary schedule 8:30-5:00) but if I need to take off at 2:30, I can make up the hours later. There's room for…"

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10. Aetna

3.5 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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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11. Mercer

3.4 stars

Mercer is a human resources company with locations in the Iowa City, IA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"I have been with Mercer for 22 years now. Mercer is a human and caring employer. We are empowered and recognized for our involvement and our performance. It's give and take. I we…"

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12. Hupy and Abraham, S.C.

3.4 stars

Hupy and Abraham, S.C. is a law practice company with locations in the Iowa City, IA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Hupy and Abraham, S.C.:

"This firms employs a lot of women in all stages of their life. The majority of managers are women who understand the work-life balance when raising a family."

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13. New York Life Insurance Company

3.4 stars

New York Life Insurance Company is a financial services company with locations in the Iowa City, 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 (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for New York Life Insurance Company:

"Never thought I would be lucky enough to work for a company that truly believes in doing the right thing for their employees and customers and at the same time believes in diversi…"

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14. TIAA

3.4 stars

TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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15. Medtronic

3.3 stars

Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Iowa City, IA area, that employs 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:

"Everyone fits in here!"

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16. Ruffalo Noel Levitz

3.3 stars

Ruffalo Noel Levitz is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Iowa City, IA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ruffalo Noel Levitz:

"Having first been a Caller, I enjoyed the job. The hours were from 5-9pm Sunday-Thursday. They were flexible. As a supervisor I loved the opportunity to help callers improve their…"

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17. Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

3.3 stars

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is an insurance company with locations in the Iowa City, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield:

"Wellmark is a great place to work because they treat their employees and members well. They put a lot of emphasis on inclusion, going so far as to have an Inclusion Council. They …"

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18. RSM US LLP

3.3 stars

RSM US LLP is an accounting company with locations in the Iowa City, 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:

"Good benefits, but stuck in an old boys club culture so meaningful increases in women in leadership roles and getting promoted was / is sorely lacking. "

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19. U.S. Cellular

3.3 stars

U.S. Cellular is a wireless company with locations in the Iowa City, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"They claim to offer things like telecommuting and flexible schedules, but directors/managers often do not allow associates to take advantage of these opportunities. I think the p…"

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20. Wells Fargo

3.2 stars

Wells Fargo is a financial services company with locations in the Iowa City, IA 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 (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wells Fargo:

"Great company to work for! They treat their quality employees as assets."

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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 2, 2020.

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