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The 20 Best Places to Work in San Mateo, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 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 July 5, 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:

"Great people to work around."

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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:

"Kink is not your typical San Francisco tech company with toxic masculine overtones seeping into the crannies of day-to-day work life. Every single day I look forward to coming t..."

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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:

"Lever is hands down the best company I've worked for. Full stop. _And_ it's been the best company I've worked for in how supportive it is of women in the workplace. I'm reall..."

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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 ..."

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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 (5.0 stars) and social activities and environment (4.8 stars).

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

"Best company I've ever worked for! Great culture, great product, great customers!"

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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:

"Sage Intacct provides a great culture! It is evident that they are putting in the effort to ensure they remain a top workplace. Great company that stands by their values."

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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:

"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 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 (4.7 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 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:

"Palo Alto Networks was not my first internship, but it completely blew me away. I have found that even at the lowest level of employee, the executives want to take the time to h..."

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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:

"Great company for men and women, and people from various diverse backgrounds and experiences"

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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):

"I'd like to see more females in Exec Leadership positions, but BCG is doing a good job scouting and retaining top female talent."

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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 co-workers are great. Do feel somewhat a lack of connect between upper management and staff."

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15. Castlight Health

4.1 stars

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

"This is a wonderful, balanced & diverse company that is very focused on changing healthcare for the better. Lots of women in management, leadership & the board as well. Great be..."

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16. 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 (4.6 stars).

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

"Extremely supportive of women and working parents. "

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17. Flexport

4.1 stars

Flexport is a logistics and supply chain company with locations in the San Mateo, 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:

"Our CEO cares a lot about making Flexport inclusive. There is always room for improvement but the company is committed to equal opportunities for women."

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18. 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:

"Great company. I would highly reccomend. Very competitive environment but if you are willing to work hard you will thrive."

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19. 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:

"Tough job, but the perks are amazing!! Each step above is celebrated!! Great place to work!!"

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20. 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:

"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 5, 2020.

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