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The 20 Best Places to Work in San Jose, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in San Jose, 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 July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in San Jose, CA

1. Khan Academy

4.5 stars

Khan Academy is an e-learning company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Khan Academy:

"Definitely a culture that elevates women and provides plenty of opportunity to grow – while working on a significant and meaningful mission!"

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2. Weebly

4.5 stars

Weebly is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

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

"I love working for weebly. Radical Respect is a value here and we really do live our values. It's been amazing seeing us focus on diversity, wellness, and respect here."

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3. Kink.com

4.5 stars

Kink.com is an entertainment company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kink.com:

"I am delighted to constantly tell people that this is the best job I've ever had."

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4. Lever

4.4 stars

Lever is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.8 stars).

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

"I have been in the tech industry for more than a decade, and Lever is the first place I've ever worked for where the values are adhered to and continually referred to in decisio..."

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5. Rodan + Fields Dermatologists

4.4 stars

Rodan + Fields Dermatologists is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Rodan + Fields Dermatologists:

"I am not in the main office but an independent consultant, technically owning my own business entity. However we have training sessions and work as teams. There is always a lot ..."

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6. Procore Technologies

4.4 stars

Procore Technologies is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (5.0 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

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

"Procore is very focused on the employee experience which is refreshing. "

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7. Sage Intacct

4.3 stars

Sage Intacct is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, 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:

"I love working at Sage Intacct! This is the best work culture that I have had the opportunity to be a part of! Overall, the atmosphere is positive. The environment here is colla..."

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8. Even

4.3 stars

Even is a financial services company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.8 stars).

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

"The best place I have ever worked!"

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9. Eventbrite

4.2 stars

Eventbrite is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"I feel like we put a lot of emphasis on creating a great place for female employees. This survey is an example of how much the company and it's employees care about each other a..."

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10. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Palo Alto Networks:

"I have been amazed by the genuine kindness and collaboration at PANW. This is the first company I have worked at where people are genuinely supportive and really work together. ..."

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11. LinkedIn

4.2 stars

LinkedIn is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.6 stars).

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

"The best company I've ever worked for"

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12. Etsy

4.2 stars

Etsy is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and family growth support (4.5 stars).

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

"What a great company. Etsy is a the employer model all others should strive for. "

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13. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"The three things I love most about working at BCG are the focus on people (with a special effort in attracting and retaining female talent), the diversity of its teams, and the ..."

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14. Intuit

4.1 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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

"Intuit is liberal on the outside, but conservative on the inside. So, by that I mean Intuit allows their employees to be themselves without a whole lot of hoopla. As a physica..."

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15. Castlight Health

4.1 stars

Castlight Health is a computer software company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Castlight Health:

"16 weeks paid maternity/paternity leave. Lots of remote workers. Great company to work for, just not a lot of upward mobility."

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16. Chronicle Books

4.1 stars

Chronicle Books is a publishing company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Chronicle Books:

"Our employees often describe our company culture as one that fosters creativity and cohesiveness; you see this in the way that the myriad of departments work together to produce..."

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17. Flexport

4.1 stars

Flexport is a logistics and supply chain company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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

"Flexport is a great place for women to work and grow their career"

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18. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

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

"Offering 6 weeks paid parental leave for men & women (in addition to 6-8 weeks for mothers that have birth) including adoptive parents is a huge deal! Grateful to look up to our..."

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19. Zillow

4.1 stars

Zillow is an internet company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"Zillow is a fantastic place for women. Four months paid maternity leave. My VP is a woman. I work with many badass women. I feel super valued and respected. I love my company. "

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20. ThoughtWorks

4.1 stars

ThoughtWorks is an information technology and services company with locations in the San Jose, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.9 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

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

"An incredible company with tons of opportunities for growth And learning. Lots of variety in the types of projects you can work on. Amazing thought leadership and a proven stell..."

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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 July 1, 2020.

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