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The 20 Best Places to Work in Kirkland, WA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Kirkland, WA 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 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Kirkland, WA

1. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Kirkland, WA 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:

"The right place to be! Leadership, Culture, Technology, and Opportunity. We are focused on building programs that provide development, networking, support and empowerment. We h…"

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2. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 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 really a great place for women. We have a real support group, Partners listen to us and more and more of us grow through the ranks. I left to go back to school but I will b…"

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3. Accolade, Inc.

4.1 stars

Accolade, Inc. is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Accolade, Inc.:

"The atmosphere and people I work with were awesome, but their culture is changing more into a call center and focus more on quantity rather then quality. You can't move up in the…"

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4. Zillow

4.1 stars

Zillow is an internet company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"Great company. I would highly reccomend. Very competitive environment but if you are willing to work hard you will thrive."

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5. RealSelf

4.1 stars

RealSelf is an internet company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"I feel valued as an employee, not just a number and that is KEY."

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6. Castlight Health

4.0 stars

Castlight Health is a computer software company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Castlight Health:

"Great culture and benefits. Unfortunately they didn’t focus enough on operationalization and allowed politics to infiltrate"

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7. Salesforce

4.0 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"While it was a great place in terms of benefits and I worked with amazing people, it wasn't a great environment for career growth as a woman. Men always got the better projects, t…"

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8. Hilti

3.9 stars

Hilti is a construction company with locations in the Kirkland, WA 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:

"Amazin company. Always have found the flexibility I need as mother of three."

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9. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"E/// is a great company!"

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10. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Kirkland, WA 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 an incredible company to work for. I learned so much from being there. The only reason I left is because I needed to be able to have a job with more flexibility on we…"

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11. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and family growth support (4.3 stars).

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

"Overall, the education and emphasis on managing bias is huge. I've felt very accepted and able to speak my mind. While there is not as much representation of women in management a…"

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12. Concur

3.9 stars

Concur is a computer software company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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

"Wonderful culture, great people, some frustrating processes but otherwise great place to work."

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13. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"In the time I have been here, I have had strong female managers at the VP level in the company. I have strongly felt that there is equal opportunity for advancement and assignmen…"

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14. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"I've never been in a career where I felt like I could achieve my hearts desire more so than at Edward Jones. The sky is the limit as far as I'm concerned. "

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15. SAP

3.8 stars

SAP is a computer software company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.5 stars).

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

"SAP is a great company! Two of my managers are women and we have two incredibly smart women on our team. But our team is 8 people so we have a ways to go to achieve equality."

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16. Google

3.8 stars

Google is an internet company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Google offers many benefits to its FTE such as free healthy food, gym access, flex Fridays, and continued education & training in your field. The only draw back is that there is n…"

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17. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

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

"Fidelity is a great company for quick promotions if you have potential. They train and educate you, support you, have great benefits. The management is the part that is unfortunat…"

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18. Warby Parker

3.7 stars

Warby Parker is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Warby Parker:

"It was the best job I ever had. I wouldn’t have been let go if it hadn’t been for the Pandemic. Wonderful company to work for and am forever grateful for the for everything they d…"

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19. VMware

3.7 stars

VMware is a computer software company with locations in the Kirkland, WA 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"Nice place to work"

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20. Symetra Financial

3.7 stars

Symetra Financial is an insurance company with locations in the Kirkland, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

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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 1, 2020.

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