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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Madison, WI 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 Madison, WI

1. Promega

4.4 stars

Promega is a biotechnology company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.9 stars).

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

"Promega corporation is an amazing biotech company to work for, it is privately owned with lots of benefits. Lactation and relaxation rooms for employees. As well as gyms in ever…"

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2. Widen Enterprises

4.2 stars

Widen Enterprises is a computer software company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Widen Enterprises:

"Widen is amazing, but leadership is very young. Still a lot to learn regarding managing people, and setting us up for growth. Not the best at using each person to their full poten…"

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3. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Madison, WI 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:

"Wonderful company culture!"

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4. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

3.8 stars

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is a religious institutions company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship:

"While working from home has it perks, what I miss is a community of women learning to lead together. I also wish there were more women in higher places of leadership in my region.…"

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5. TDS Telecommunications Corp.

3.7 stars

TDS Telecommunications Corp. is a telecommunications company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TDS Telecommunications Corp.:

"Love working here! I see just as many female faces as male, and the CIO is a woman. In addition, they participate in diversity initiatives outside the company in Madison. An aweso…"

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6. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Madison, WI 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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7. McKinstry

3.6 stars

McKinstry is a construction company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Fantastic place to work that is committed to diversity and inclusion and is constantly evolving to do things better! Very open culture with amazing people that treat each other we…"

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8. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Madison, WI 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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9. American Heart Association

3.6 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Madison, WI 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:

"AHA/ASA are very female friendly, and the majority of our staff are females. Also, top management is represented by women, as well. "

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10. Novo Nordisk

3.6 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Madison, WI 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:

"It is excellent. Opportunities are plentiful and it is a respectful work environment. It would be nice to see a woman again at the global executive leadership level. "

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11. American Girl

3.6 stars

American Girl is a consumer goods company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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

"One of the best places I've ever worked at. You just need to be very team friendly and positive. They keep everything very appropriate. "

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12. Yelp

3.6 stars

Yelp is an internet company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Yelp:

"In hindsight, Yelp had a wonderfully unbiased culture. Merit was the name of game (for real), and the women they had were happy. I simply didn't think there were enough of us, and…"

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13. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Princeton Review:

"Teachers/tutors with The Princeton Review never feel pressured to accept work that will upset work/life balance. My rate of pay is calculated based on the time and hours I put in …"

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14. CDW

3.5 stars

CDW is an information technology and services company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"As a woman I feel many of the new fathers around here do not get the equal amount of paternal leave. They get 1 week paid regaurdless of tenure with company. While many women here…"

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15. NetApp

3.5 stars

NetApp is an information technology and services company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

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

"As a female employee, I feel that I'm treated equally well to that of my male counterparts. NetApp is a great place to work, and offers many challenging opportunities for all type…"

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16. CUNA Mutual Group

3.5 stars

CUNA Mutual Group is an insurance company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and flexible work hours (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CUNA Mutual Group:

"CUNA is heavily represented by females at all levels. My department is almost exclusively female. I haven't seen a single example of sexism or sexual harassment in 3 years of work…"

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17. Accenture

3.5 stars

Accenture is an information technology and services company with locations in the Madison, WI 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 Accenture:

"Accenture has been a fabulous place to work! "

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18. Amgen

3.5 stars

Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Work life balance for sure. I learned a lot while I was there the total of 13 years"

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19. American Family Insurance

3.5 stars

American Family Insurance is an insurance company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Family Insurance:

"My employer makes our office an enjoyable and exciting place to work. I feel valued and appreciated for my hard work."

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20. Maurices

3.5 stars

Maurices is a retail company with locations in the Madison, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

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

"Maurices is a great company to work for. A retail company that prides itself on growing its talent from within by offering ongoing training for future promotion opportunities. 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 September 1, 2020.

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