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The 20 Best Places to Work in Knoxville, TN
As Rated by Women (September 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Knoxville, TN is driven by ratings and reviews from the women who work at the companies mentioned.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 factors of women-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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of September 1, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Knoxville, TN

Brunswick Corporation is a consumer goods company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and family growth support (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Brunswick Corporation:

"Currently working at Brunswick Corporation for nearly 2 years. I highly recommend Brunswick as a place to work. The culture is inviting and the new corporate headquarters is moder…"

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee is an insurance company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.6 stars).

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

"I'm so grateful to work for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee - this company is an OUTSTANDING champion for diversity and women's leadership development and career development acr…"

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Sanofi is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (4.9 stars).

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

"It's an honor to be employed at such a respectable scientific institution with such highly regarded colleagues."

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an education management company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

"HMH is by far the best company I've ever worked for. They care about the quality of their publications, they care about their employees, and truly listen. "

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lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (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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Clayton Homes is a real estate company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Clayton Homes:

"I am really pleased. The company could do better, but they keep improving and increasing the number of women in the workplace. I can definitely see them appreciating the value wom…"

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Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"This is hands down the best company I have ever worked for."

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TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.5 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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First Transit is a transportation/trucking/railroad company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and support for diversity (4.3 stars).

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

"When I started at Humana, my boss was a woman, her boss was a woman, her boss's boss was a woman and all the way up until you got to the Board President. This environment of suppo…"

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Scripps Networks Interactive is a broadcast media company headquartered in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Scripps Networks Interactive:

"I’ve been with Scripps (now Discovery) for 7 years and feel the company is above average on how women in the workplace are treated. I’ve had two babies while employed there. They …"

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ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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

"I like the work-life balance in ADP. I also like the opportunities, benefits and compensation being offered to their employees."

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Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Booz Allen Hamilton:

"I have been employed by Booz Allen Hamilton for over 13 years and it's a great firm. The firm has excellent benefits and from what I've seen in the last 13 years things are equal…"

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Bethany Christian Services is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.7 stars) and sense of belonging (4.6 stars).

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CDM Smith is a civil engineering company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

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Schneider Electric is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Schneider Electric:

"Great Company! A large company that shows their appreciation to their employees regularly. Love seeing so many women in leadership roles."

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Quintiles is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.0 stars).

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

"I worked on several contracts for Quintiles selling pharmaceuticals. The management is second to none and extremely supportive. Quintiles is wonderful at placing sales reps and…"

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Comcast is a telecommunications company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and sense of belonging (4.1 stars).

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

"Comcast is a great place to work if customer service is your thing. I've never worked somewhere that gives you the tools you need to better yourself as much as they have. Even if …"

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Recreational Equipment, Inc (REI) is a retail company with locations in the Knoxville, TN area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Recreational Equipment, Inc (REI):

"This company sets the bar for a great work/life balance. Excellent work culture."

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of September 1, 2022.

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