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The 20 Best Places to Work in Portland, ME As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Portland, ME is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

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 August 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Portland, ME

Martin's Point Health Care is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 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 encour…"

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Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Portland, ME 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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American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"I've never been part of a large organization where, even at the top, women outnumber men by such a large number! Way to go, AHA!"

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Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 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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Unum is an insurance company with locations in the Portland, ME 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 (4.3 stars).

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

"This is truly a wonderful place to work and a tru equal opportunity company. Most of my leaders are female and they encourage you to apply for leadership!"

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AbbVie is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

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

"I love working for AbbVie. I have many strong female role models to look up to in management. They just rolled out an incredible family leave policy. I get unlimited sick time to…"

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Vaco is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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

"More than half of the leadership team is made up of women, including several who "climbed the ladder" from entry-level roles. There is no hiding from recognition at Vaco. If you…"

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Amgen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Portland, ME 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:

"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 aware …"

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TD Bank is a banking company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TD Bank:

"My manager and my assistant manager are both females and, not only do they emphasize equality in the workplace, they also try to cultivate personal relationships with their employ…"

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Microsoft is a computer software company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"This is by far the best company I have ever worked for. The opportunity for growth is amazing. I feel like I have a very strong work life balance. I can work from home, adjust my …"

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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Sun Life Financial is a financial services company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

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

"They really go out of their way to make the company diverse and inclusive at all levels. Great place to work."

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Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

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

"Aetna employs many women and many women, including many women with young children, hold management positions. Culture is very progressive and inclusive, placing high value on equa…"

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MetLife is an insurance company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Fortune 500 company that cares for their employees!"

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Bank of America is a banking company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and support for diversity (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bank of America:

"Bank of America has a very generous maternity and paternity paid leave of 16 weeks after working there 1 year. They offer Merit raises at the end of the year based on performance…"

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Procter and Gamble is a consumer goods company with locations in the Portland, ME 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 (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Procter and Gamble:

"P&G in a corporate setting has been great! Very woman friendly. I've had lots of female managers to look up to in my 10 years with the company. I did come from the plant though, t…"

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3M is a mechanical or industrial engineering company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 3M:

"Manufacturing has a very male-centric history. In the last few years, I've been pleasantly surprised by 3ms inclusive atmosphere even at the most basic, floor level. I am treated …"

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Goodwill Industries of Northern New England is an individual & family services company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Goodwill Industries of Northern New England:

"Great company for those with disabilities."

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Jenny Craig is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Jenny Craig:

"Great company , retired from there."

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