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The 20 Best Places to Work in Portland, OR As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Portland, OR 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 July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Portland, OR

1. Castlight Health

4.1 stars

Castlight Health is a computer software company with locations in the Portland, OR 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 (4.6 stars).

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

"16 weeks paid maternity/paternity leave. Lots of remote workers. Great company to work for, just not a lot of upward mobility."

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2. OCHIN, Inc

4.0 stars

OCHIN, Inc is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

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

"If I was allowed to work from home 75% instead of 50% and if I could work part time instead of full time I would probably keep this job until I retire. It's pretty fulfilling an..."

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3. Hilti

3.9 stars

Hilti is a construction company with locations in the Portland, OR 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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4. Salesforce

3.9 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Portland, OR 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:

"Salesforce is a great company to launch your career by learning operational excellence in an extremely rigid system. The product is world class and the business outcomes you get..."

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5. Squarespace

3.9 stars

Squarespace is an internet company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

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

"Love it. The company ethics, the benefits, and the people I work with are what keep me here. My biggest complaint is the schedule, but that's all part of the job."

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6. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Portland, OR 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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7. Ruby Receptionists

3.9 stars

Ruby Receptionists is a telecommunications company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ruby Receptionists:

"It may sound too good to be true... but it isn't. It's Ruby Receptionists. They really ARE THAT GOOD."

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8. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Portland, OR 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:

"This is the best place I have ever worked, NO CONTEST. Management is absolutely wonderful and could not be more understanding and accommodating. Sick kid? Take the day off. O..."

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9. Principal Financial Group

3.8 stars

Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Principal Financial Group:

"I work in a call center. For the most part they just want the body in seat and to help people as fast as possible."

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10. Autodesk

3.8 stars

Autodesk is a computer software company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.1 stars).

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

"Autodesk makes a point to publicly express the importance of closing the wage gap and providing equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation..."

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11. RTI International

3.8 stars

RTI International is a research company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.4 stars) and flexible work hours (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for RTI International:

"Pay was great and hours are somewhat flexible, but working evenings and weekends is mandatory."

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12. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Portland, OR 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 used to be the perfect place to work. This year they made a lot of changes that are negatively impacting their employees and their customers. "

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13. Google

3.8 stars

Google is an internet company with locations in the Portland, OR 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:

"Have never felt any discrimination at Google. Every team I've worked on, led by either men or women, explicitly discusses the importance of parental leave and work-life balance...."

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14. CareOregon

3.8 stars

CareOregon is an insurance company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.4 stars).

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

"Overall pretty good but benefits and lack of parental leave doesn’t make it family friendly"

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15. Cielo Talent

3.7 stars

Cielo Talent is a human resources company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cielo Talent:

"My manager is probably the best boss I have ever had. She is supportive and flexible. She takes my career goals into consideration and talks openly with me about my professiona..."

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16. NAVEX Global

3.7 stars

NAVEX Global is an information technology and services company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for NAVEX Global:

"During the pandemic I've been able to see exactly how much NAVEX Global values it's employees. I am so thankful to be a part of such an amazing organization."

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17. Genentech

3.7 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Portland, OR 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..."

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18. TD Ameritrade

3.7 stars

TD Ameritrade is a financial services company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"Ample bonuses mostly make up for the anemic time off. Parental leave recently improved a lot, and in technology the ratio of women is as high or higher as any other company I ha..."

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19. Procter and Gamble

3.7 stars

Procter and Gamble is a consumer goods company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"Great company!"

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20. Cengage Learning

3.6 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Portland, OR area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cengage Learning:

"Overall, I think the company is very fair and treats its employees equally. I really like the culture. We even get 1 paid day off a year to volunteer. I love giving back to 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 July 1, 2020.

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