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The 20 Best Places to Work in Jackson, MS As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Jackson, MS 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 6, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Jackson, MS

1. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Jackson, MS 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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2. Procter and Gamble

3.7 stars

Procter and Gamble is a consumer goods company with locations in the Jackson, MS 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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3. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Jackson, MS 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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4. Humana

3.6 stars

Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Great maternity benefits Work-life balance is a priority Continous opportunities for professional growth Many employee network resource groups to engage with "

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5. Dell

3.5 stars

Dell is an information technology and services company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.1 stars).

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

"I didn't realize how great it was until I left :) "

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6. American Heart Association

3.5 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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

"Working for a company that helps educate and save women's lives each and every day. The NYC office is made up of primarily women that strive each day to make all women healthie..."

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7. Aflac

3.5 stars

Aflac is an insurance company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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

"From the time I started here I knew I was right at home! If you're a woman that wan't to get into business and marketing this is the place to be. This is definitely a place wher..."

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8. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.5 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Jackson, MS 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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9. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"I love working here and the way we are supported."

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10. Stryker

3.5 stars

Stryker is a medical devices company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 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 Stryker:

"I have felt very supported in my career at Stryker especially when I took maternity leave when my sons were born in 2009 and 2013. I took 5 months off for each and had no ill ef..."

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11. Amgen

3.5 stars

Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Overall, this company is quite progressive, and a good place to work. However, with regard to equality in pay for women, they are not open to an in depth review, and I am awar..."

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12. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

3.5 stars

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company is an insurance company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company:

"Nationwide is an excellent employer with tons of opportunities for people who take initiative and are hard working. I will eventually lose my job in Canton as the company is co..."

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13. Westat

3.4 stars

Westat is a research company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.0 stars).

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

"I worked on a Westat led project while I was pregnant and my supervisor and the company as a whole was incredibly accomodating. I hold them in high regard and hope to return the..."

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14. Aetna

3.4 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Jackson, MS 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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15. Philips

3.3 stars

Philips is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 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 Philips:

"Philips does provide a lot of opportunities for advancement and training. Depending on the department there is a good chance of telecommuting. It could do better in promoting ..."

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16. Medtronic

3.3 stars

Medtronic is a medical devices company with locations in the Jackson, MS 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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17. Strayer University

3.3 stars

Strayer University is a higher education company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"Strayer is an incredible place to work! "

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18. CarMax

3.3 stars

CarMax is a retail company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"There is no wage gap. Get a life. "

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19. American Cancer Society

3.3 stars

American Cancer Society is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

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

"Overall, ACS is a great company to work for. There are plenty of opportunities for growth that are available regardless of gender, race, physical ability, or sexual orientation...."

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20. Thrivent Financial

3.3 stars

Thrivent Financial is a financial services company with locations in the Jackson, MS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.7 stars) and flexible work hours (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Thrivent Financial:

"While Thrivent has issues with too much red tape, levels of management and bureaucracy, those issues are shared equally by men and women. :) Availability of flexible hours / lo..."

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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 6, 2019.

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