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The 20 Best Places to Work in Portland, ME As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2022)

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, 2022. 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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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 support for diversity (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 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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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 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 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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Bottomline Technologies is a computer software 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 paid time off (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bottomline Technologies:

"Bottomline is a very supportive culture for families in general. My department is headed by women and although I have had male managers thus far, the fathers of children are often…"

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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"The best company I've ever worked for in terms of gender equality. Actively working to make it better; corporate bonuses depend on achieving these goals. "

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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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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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

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

"Love the people here!"

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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 equal opportunities for women and men (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 healthier …"

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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and support for diversity (4.4 stars).

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

"Its been three months but overall I think the company is great. I think that because I am a woman I will get talked down to, teased or straight up ignored by other people in the o…"

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Sage 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 the people you work with (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Working at Sage is great. I am well supported in my role. I can always go to my manager and coworkers for help. Especially during this uncertainty I feel supported more than ever …"

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Tyler Technologies is a computer software company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Tyler Technologies:

"Tyler supports it's employees and I feel supported and appreciated by my managers for the work I do."

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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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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 support for diversity (4.4 stars).

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

"TD bank is a great company to work for. My store in particular is full of great female energy and has seen and has some female management."

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Mercer is a human resources company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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

"I have been with Mercer for 22 years now. Mercer is a human and caring employer. We are empowered and recognized for our involvement and our performance. It's give and take. I we…"

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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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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 (4.2 stars).

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

"Unum as a whole is an amazing employee to work for. The company’s benefits provided and the options available are above and beyond expectations for most Fortune 500 companies. Th…"

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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 (4.4 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 aware …"

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Wayfair is an internet company with locations in the Portland, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

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

"I work for Wayfair. They are an amazing company who really cares about their employees no matter their gender. We feel appreciated, cared about as people. Ultimately the job is a …"

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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 (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"Very happy at this particular location, due in large part to our great on site leadership."

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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 paid time off (4.1 stars) and support for diversity (4.1 stars).

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

"A very equal opportunity and positive environment."

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