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

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

The 20 best places to work in San Mateo, CA

1. Khan Academy

4.5 stars

Khan Academy is an e-learning company with locations in the San Mateo, 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:

"Fanstatic place to work for anyone who wants to make a difference!"

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2. Weebly

4.5 stars

Weebly is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, 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 Mateo, 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:

"Working here is a revelation in how a company can care about its employees, and still be productive."

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4. Lever

4.4 stars

Lever is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, 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 decision …"

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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 Mateo, 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 of…"

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6. Procore Technologies

4.4 stars

Procore Technologies is a computer software company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

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

"Unlimited PVT, $25 Mind Body credit each month, onsite massages, acupuncture, haircuts, eyebrow waxing, workout classes every day after work, yoga, healthy snacks in kitchens, GRE…"

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7. Sage Intacct

4.3 stars

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

"The culture and opportunities for women and men alike at Sage Intacct are phenomenal."

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8. Even

4.3 stars

Even is a financial services company with locations in the San Mateo, 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:

"Thankful to be surrounded by intelligent, curious, hardworking folx. Love that we're always encouraged to measure success based on the progress of our mission statement."

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9. Eventbrite

4.2 stars

Eventbrite is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, 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 (4.8 stars).

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

"Having worked at a number of tech companies in the Bay Area, Eventbrite is the first that is has a 50/50 gender split. Women are well represented throughout the company at ev…"

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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 Mateo, 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:

"This is the greatest company I've ever worked for. The CEO is amazing and my chain of command is excellent. "

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11. LinkedIn

4.2 stars

LinkedIn is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, 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:

"Everyone is really respectful of women here. I have no complaints besides the fact that women get paid less than men here. "

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12. Etsy

4.2 stars

Etsy is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, 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 Mateo, 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):

"BCG is truly committed to making this a great place to work for women. This is reinforced continually by leadership and the fact that they are regularly launching new initiatives …"

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14. Intuit

4.1 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the San Mateo, 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:

"The best company I have worked for. I certainly don’t feel like I’m just a remote worker even if I’m a seasonal employee. There’s a great culture being fostered through all channe…"

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15. Chronicle Books

4.1 stars

Chronicle Books is a publishing company with locations in the San Mateo, 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 (4.7 stars).

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

"I'm am so lucky and honored to work at Chronicle Books. I am the envy of many, and it's well deserved. "

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16. Flexport

4.1 stars

Flexport is a logistics and supply chain company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 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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17. Zillow

4.1 stars

Zillow is an internet company with locations in the San Mateo, 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:

"Very fun and upbeat environment. Motivation is in the air with wide open rooms of just standing desks where you see early, mid to even senior level employees. Can personalize your…"

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18. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the San Mateo, 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:

"The only real issue is that the traditional IT brocode needs to be broken. Mansplaining should be called out and eliminated. Someone please note how gendered the social activities…"

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19. ThoughtWorks

4.1 stars

ThoughtWorks is an information technology and services company with locations in the San Mateo, 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:

"This is a great place to work with very thoughtful and thorough policies. There is a vocal and demonstrative move toward recruiting (and retaining) women in technical and leadersh…"

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20. Gusto

4.0 stars

Gusto is a financial services company with locations in the San Mateo, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (5.0 stars).

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

"Gusto is such a great place to work, especially as a woman. They're very focused on D&I and diversifying, but also keeping women top of mind. The paid parental leave is OUT OF THI…"

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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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