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The 20 Best Places to Work in Sacramento, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (March 2021)

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

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of March 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Sacramento, CA

1. Novo Nordisk

4.1 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Sacramento, CA 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 Novo Nordisk:

"It is excellent. Opportunities are plentiful and it is a respectful work environment. It would be nice to see a woman again at the global executive leadership level. "

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2. American Express

4.0 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

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

"American Express gives a great maternity leave of 6 months for both men and woman !"

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3. TD Ameritrade

4.0 stars

TD Ameritrade is a financial services company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.9 stars).

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

"TD has one of the best maternity benefit offerings I've ever seen. They are accommodating to family crisis' and understanding of missed time for such commitments "

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4. Principal Financial Group

4.0 stars

Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Sacramento, CA 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 Principal Financial Group:

"I feel that Principal is ahead of the game. Very flexible hours and it's clear my life outside of work matters. It's great to feel that they think about me as a whole person and n…"

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5. DTE Energy

4.0 stars

DTE Energy is a utilities company with locations in the Sacramento, CA 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 DTE Energy:

"I feel very blessed to work with such an awesome company. As a woman the benefits they offer is so great. Way ahead of the game compared to other companies! I felt welcomed from t…"

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6. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Love working here! The people are amazing and benefits are awesome! Just need more consistency when it comes to my pay check and my hours every week."

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7. Cengage Learning

3.9 stars

Cengage Learning is an e-learning company with locations in the Sacramento, CA 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 (4.1 stars).

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

"Cengage could certainly benefit from having more gender diversity on the executive team, but overall it is a fantastic place for women to work."

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8. Fidelity Investments

3.9 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"I love Fidelity. They have been putting a focus on hiring woman because they are aware of how male dominated the industry can be. But like some people have pointed out that does s…"

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9. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.8 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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10. VSP Global

3.8 stars

VSP Global is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

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

"This is honestly one of the best places I've ever worked."

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11. American Heart Association

3.8 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and sense of belonging (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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12. Genentech

3.8 stars

Genentech is a biotechnology company with locations in the Sacramento, CA 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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13. Vera Bradley

3.8 stars

Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"Vera Bradley is such a kind company! It was my first job out of college as a CSR and the job was stressful in dealing with customers everyday for 40 hours a week. However, managem…"

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14. The Jackson Laboratory

3.7 stars

The Jackson Laboratory is a biotechnology company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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15. ADP

3.7 stars

ADP is a human resources company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"I can honestly say that ADP has a culture and leadership team that strives for greatness where each person counts."

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16. Dell Technologies

3.7 stars

Dell Technologies is an information technology and services company with locations in the Sacramento, CA 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:

"I really love the culture at Dell. I'm very new but have zero complaints."

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17. Travelers

3.7 stars

Travelers is an insurance company with locations in the Sacramento, CA 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 (3.8 stars).

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

"As a first-time mom, Travelers made it easy to return to work. Ready access to a lactation room and flexible break accommodations have allowed me to pump and continue breastfeedin…"

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18. Southwest Airlines

3.7 stars

Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"The tech industry is generally not the most welcoming to women. I have felt valued and respected from the moment I began. My manager, director, and CIO are all women and mothers w…"

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19. Booz Allen Hamilton

3.7 stars

Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Booz Allen Hamilton:

"I have been employed by Booz Allen Hamilton for over 13 years and it's a great firm. The firm has excellent benefits and from what I've seen in the last 13 years things are equal…"

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20. CDW

3.7 stars

CDW is an information technology and services company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"While tech is a male dominated industry, and Sales is mostly male, we have multiple female VPs and women are well respected throughout the organization at all levels."

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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 March 1, 2021.

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