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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Rochester, NY 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 2, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Rochester, NY

1. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Rochester, NY 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:

"Great company to work for in terms of company culture and core values however pay isn’t great."

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2. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Jones is an atmosphere that I excelled in. The only part of the firm that is quite behind is the absence of female General Partners. At the time I was there, I answered to mainly …"

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3. Biogen

3.7 stars

Biogen is a biotechnology company with locations in the Rochester, NY 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 (4.1 stars).

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

"Amazing company to work for with many opportunities for growth and a lot of support!"

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4. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Rochester, NY 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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5. AstraZeneca

3.6 stars

AstraZeneca is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Rochester, NY 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 (4.0 stars).

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6. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Rochester, NY 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:

"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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7. Dell Technologies

3.6 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

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

"Have enjoyed the flexible work arrangements, travel opportunities and trust from leadership to get my job done in the way that's best for me and my family."

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8. Wegmans Food Markets

3.5 stars

Wegmans Food Markets is a retail company with locations in the Rochester, NY 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 (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wegmans Food Markets:

"Wegmans is pro women! They give us the tools and knowledge to thrive. When I announced my pregnancy they were more than willing to accommodate. When I went out on maternity leave,…"

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9. Cornell University

3.5 stars

Cornell University is a higher education company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and learning opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cornell University:

"I am a forestry research tech and tree climbing instructor for Cornell. Both of my supervisors are male in traditionally male-dominated fields but both hire, train and promote wo…"

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10. Thomson Reuters

3.5 stars

Thomson Reuters is an information technology and services company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Thomson Reuters:

"TR was the best company I’ve worked for by far. The Leadership Team was wonderful, supportive and my management staff was all of that. My time at TR was the best experience and …"

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11. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"I’ve worked a lot of jobs in a lot of different types of places. I have never felt more at home and supported than I do here. Not at all as a woman (which of course is important a…"

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12. ADP

3.5 stars

ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"I found the best company to work for. I was in companies that didn't promote my experience and knowledge but at ADP, I feel like I am contributing to something bigger that myself.…"

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13. Maurices

3.5 stars

Maurices is a retail company with locations in the Rochester, NY 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 an excellent company to work for, it’s proven in its long employment history for many of their employees. They genuinely listen to their employees, seeks out feedback,…"

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14. Paychex

3.5 stars

Paychex is a human resources company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"I feel like I am valued as a woman. All diversity is valued. The career opportunities are endless and so is the income potential. My manager is very passionate about work/life bal…"

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15. Aetna

3.5 stars

Aetna is an insurance company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Highly supportive of female leadership. Many key roles held by women, including the president of the company. If you have the skills, you can advance."

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16. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

3.5 stars

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an education management company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

"HMH is by far the best company I've ever worked for. They care about the quality of their publications, they care about their employees, and truly listen. "

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17. Mercer

3.4 stars

Mercer is a human resources company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"Lots of good stuff, but it's the small insidious behaviours that are hard to stamp out."

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18. A Place for Mom

3.4 stars

A Place for Mom is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for A Place for Mom:

"Change in owners....bad leads and marketing."

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19. New York Life Insurance Company

3.4 stars

New York Life Insurance Company is a financial services company with locations in the Rochester, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for New York Life Insurance Company:

"I feel grateful that I have the opportunity to work for New York Life. I know people think NYL and they thing Life Insurance, and Life Insurance only. It is so much more dynamic t…"

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20. TIAA

3.4 stars

TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Rochester, NY 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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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 2, 2020.

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