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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Salinas, 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 June 4, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Salinas, CA

1. Sage Intacct

4.3 stars

Sage Intacct is a computer software company with locations in the Salinas, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.8 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sage Intacct:

"great place"

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2. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Salinas, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"Ericsson is a good place to work for women. The challenge is to attract more women in this field and industry..."

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3. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

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

"I have felt empowered working for lululemon both in my professional life and personal life. I appreciate the focus on both personal and professional growth and development and t..."

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4. Netflix

3.9 stars

Netflix is an entertainment company with locations in the Salinas, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Netflix has the best parental leave benefits that I've ever encountered; ditto with regard to flex time and vacation time. There are also many more women in senior leadership po..."

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5. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Salinas, CA 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:

"In the time I have been here, I have had strong female managers at the VP level in the company. I have strongly felt that there is equal opportunity for advancement and assignm..."

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6. Principal Financial Group

3.8 stars

Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Salinas, 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 (4.1 stars).

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

"I am proud to work for a wonderful company that gives opportunities to people of all backgrounds, races, religions, sexual preferences and sexes. It's a great place for hard wo..."

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7. Adobe

3.8 stars

Adobe is a computer software company with locations in the Salinas, 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 (4.5 stars).

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

"No company is perfect but Adobe is one of the best places I've worked at. I like the fact that I'm able to innovate and make an impact with colleagues who are some of the best i..."

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8. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

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

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

"I like working for Fidelity. There is an enormous amount of opportunity for women despite the fact it is a male dominated industry. I feel like the compnay is very corporate tho..."

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9. PayPal

3.8 stars

PayPal is an internet company with locations in the Salinas, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"I have never been so happy in any other job ever, it's the first time in my life where I don't feel like I'm even at work. It's a great place to be employed, I'm grateful to be ..."

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10. Cisco

3.7 stars

Cisco is a computer networking company with locations in the Salinas, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.4 stars) and flexible work hours (4.2 stars).

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

""At Cisco, you are your own obstacle." I was told this during my first interview and 10 years later, it still rings true. It's a company built on people *doing* something about..."

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11. Genentech

3.7 stars

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

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12. TD Ameritrade

3.6 stars

TD Ameritrade is a financial services company with locations in the Salinas, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 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 , f..."

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13. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Salinas, 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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14. Biogen

3.6 stars

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

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

"For FTEs, the company has great benefits. However, the company uses lots of contractors and functional service providers which don't provide comparable benefits. Also, the pract..."

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15. Deloitte

3.6 stars

Deloitte is a management consulting company with locations in the Salinas, 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:

"Amazing place to work during every phase of your career- whether you're young and ambitious, climbing up the corporate ladder, or have decided to dial down or work from home whe..."

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16. Southwest Airlines

3.6 stars

Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company with locations in the Salinas, 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:

"It’s a great company to work for and a experience I will always treasure"

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17. VSP Global

3.6 stars

VSP Global is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Salinas, 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 (4.0 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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18. American Heart Association

3.6 stars

American Heart Association is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Salinas, 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:

"I've never been part of a large organization where, even at the top, women outnumber men by such a large number! Way to go, AHA!"

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19. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Salinas, CA 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:

"Teachers/tutors with The Princeton Review never feel pressured to accept work that will upset work/life balance. My rate of pay is calculated based on the time and hours I put i..."

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20. Humana

3.6 stars

Humana is an insurance company with locations in the Salinas, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Excellent Employer "

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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 June 4, 2020.

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