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

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 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 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Sacramento, CA

1. 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 wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

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

"Working for lululemon was one of the greatest experiences of my career. I learned more about myself in my time with lululemon than any other previous life experience and I was exp…"

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2. American Express

3.9 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"American Express has a wonderful remote working policy, decent paid time off and flex time policies in the summer, and advancement opportunities."

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3. Principal Financial Group

3.8 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 paid time off (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

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

"I love working here but wish they offered better maternity leave, longer and fully paid, not just short term disability. "

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4. Fidelity Investments

3.8 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 female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

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

"Hands down best company I have worked for, one of the leaders for woman in the financial industry."

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5. Genentech

3.7 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 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 d…"

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6. TD Ameritrade

3.7 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"The first company I've ever worked for that actively fosters inclusivity. Paid maternity leave, paid community volunteer oppertunities, openly supports the LGTBQ community , fre…"

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7. Cengage Learning

3.7 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 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 co…"

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8. VSP Global

3.7 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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9. EverFi

3.6 stars

EverFi is an e-learning company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"EverFi is an amazing company and its particularly wonderful for women. Lots of flexibility and great representation among senior leadership. "

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10. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"Deloitte works hard to create an inclusive work environment. Consulting isn't a very "mom-friendly" profession given the demands but if you put in the time and effort, you won't b…"

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11. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 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 paid time off (4.2 stars).

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12. American Heart Association

3.6 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 management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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

"While women are greatly supported there is a huge lack of cultural diversity. Only white, thin, “pretty” women get promoted."

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13. Southwest Airlines

3.6 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

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

"Southwest Airlines is checking all the right boxes to keep the company in a safe place in terms of supporting women in the workplace. Unfortunately, the airline industry (particu…"

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14. University of California, Davis

3.6 stars

University of California, Davis is a higher education company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for University of California, Davis:

"Great University to work at. The issues I have with it are more related to how the academic research system works, and it sucks! "

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15. Novo Nordisk

3.6 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 paid time off (4.0 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Novo Nordisk:

"An amazing group of females work here. I am very proud to be a part of it. "

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16. EF Education First

3.6 stars

EF Education First is an education management 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 social activities and environment (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for EF Education First:

"Great first job out of college and place to grow and learn. Interesting people, culture and perks."

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17. Dell Technologies

3.6 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:

"Dell's highlight is a flexible/connected workplace that gives employees a lot of autonomy with regard to their schedule. Great for busy people including mom's and dad's! Where Del…"

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18. Intel

3.5 stars

Intel is a semiconductors company with locations in the Sacramento, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Even though I was only here for the summer during an internship, everyone treated me really well. I can't speak for the other departments in the company, but marketing had really …"

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19. CDW

3.5 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:

"CDW offers unlimited earning potential and a great working culture for women. As a women, I feel very lucky to call CDW my home because of its work opportunities, challenging proj…"

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20. Direct Energy

3.5 stars

Direct 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 paid time off (4.6 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Direct Energy:

"Direct energy is a great place to work. Men and Women are seen equally. There are lactation rooms, a wellness room, and great maternity and paternity leave. I'm certain about ado…"

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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 1, 2020.

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