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The 20 Best Places to Work in Roanoke, VA
As Rated by Women (October 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Roanoke, VA 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 October 1, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Roanoke, VA

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Roanoke, VA 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 The Princeton Review:

"The Princeton Review is a progressive company with women in executive positions comparable to that of their male counterparts. The overall outlook of the management team is progr…"

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GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for salary satisfaction (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"I have been impressed with GSK and their avenues for ensuring that talented women have the opportunity to progress their careers. They have rotational opportunities available, wom…"

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Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Roanoke, VA 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 Roanoke, VA 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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Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"Financial Advisor opportunity is unlike anything else. You work hard but it is very lucrative and you have the freedom and autonomy to run your practice your way."

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Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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

"I am floored by how happy I am with my job. Companies like this only existed in my PR textbooks in college. My team and upper management are responsive, constructive and my bigges…"

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Eaton is an electrical/electronic manufacturing company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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Mars is a food production company with locations in the Roanoke, VA 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 (4.5 stars).

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

"Mars is an amazing place for women. As a woman in engineering I was given many opportunities to progress in my career and mentors to provide guidance."

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

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

"Cengage has been a wonderful place to work for many reasons however the higher ed market is extremely challenging and it has been nearly impossible to make one's numbers over the …"

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Mutual of Omaha is an insurance company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Mutual of Omaha:

"We have a lot of female minorities in leadership roles."

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Verizon is an information technology and services company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"I love my company! That’s all you need to know!"

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Iron Mountain is an information technology and services company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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Deloitte is a management consulting company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Deloitte is the best company that I have ever worked for, and from my experience in the Federal Sector, they truly care about their employees and the employee experience. As a wom…"

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Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is a non-profit organization management company headquartered in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Goodwill Industries of the Valleys:

"Goodwill has been given me the hand up that I have been patiently waiting for. Thankyou Goodwill."

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Rackspace is an information technology and services company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"This company emphasizes work life balance. I have never worked in an environment until now that I don't feel guilty when taking care of my kids. I can see myself here for the rest…"

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U.S. Cellular is a wireless company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for U.S. Cellular:

"Lots of opportunities for advancement into management. Great work environment, very supportive - excellent salary and benefits. "

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inVentiv Health is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and women in leadership (4.0 stars).

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American Cancer Society is a non-profit organization management company with locations in the Roanoke, VA 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 (3.9 stars).

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

"Very female-driven and female-supportive environment."

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Best Buy is a retail company with locations in the Roanoke, VA 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 (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Best Buy:

"Best Buy has been dedicated to women development and encouragement. I've never felt so important and crucial in any other business."

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Kelly Services is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Roanoke, VA area that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.3 stars) and support for diversity (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kelly Services:

"I know working for a temp agency is all about the position you hold. But dang I felt held in high regard! My reps got me a job at Planter’s Peanuts- a solid women friendly environ…"

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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 October 1, 2022.

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