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The 20 Best Places to Work in Iowa City, IA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

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 December 4, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Iowa City, IA

1. 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:

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

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2. 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:

"Female manager didn't support me as an employee with my maternity leave. It came across as a huge burden to her and I was laid off when she heard that I wanted to have a 2nd baby."

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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 paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars).

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

"excellent place for women"

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4. 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 (4.1 stars).

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5. 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:

"Novo has great benefits, especially for working parents. The only downside is that the leadership lacks female representation."

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6. GE Capital

3.6 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 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..."

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7. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.5 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 (4.1 stars).

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8. Hupy and Abraham, S.C.

3.5 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 the people you work with (4.3 stars).

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

"An employee's accomplishments and contributions are acknowledged by the company. They also offer a great benefits package."

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9. Mercer

3.5 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:

"Mercer continues to evolve as a family friendly workplace that is respectful of families, singles, and couples. While not a leader, a very good follower when it comes to innovat..."

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10. Aetna

3.4 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 paid time off (4.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.0 stars).

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

"I've been with this company for twelve years now. It's never been a great job & speaking honestly, I'm not a huge cheerleader for the actual company or the insurance industry. T..."

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11. AmeriHealth Caritas

3.4 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 (4.1 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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12. GoDaddy

3.4 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:

"GoDaddy does a fantastic job making sure their employees are happy. I am happy to be working at a place where I can start my family and not have to worry about poor insurance, m..."

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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:

"I feel grateful that I have the opportunity to work for New York Life. I know people think NYL and they thing Life Insurance, and Life Insurance only. It is so much more dynamic..."

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14. Ruffalo Noel Levitz

3.4 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 equal opportunities for women and men (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 the..."

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15. News America Marketing

3.3 stars

News America Marketing is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Iowa City, IA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for News America Marketing:

"I came from a male dominated field before moving to News America Marketing and it's so refreshing and empowering to see so many women in upper management here. Seeing them every..."

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16. 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. The..."

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17. TIAA

3.3 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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18. Medtronic

3.3 stars

Medtronic is a medical devices 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 (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars).

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

"Everyone fits in here!"

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19. 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:

"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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20. U.S. Cellular

3.2 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 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:

"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..."

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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 December 4, 2019.

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