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The 20 Best Places to Work in Santa Barbara, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (January 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Santa Barbara, 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 January 4, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Santa Barbara, CA

1. Procore Technologies

4.4 stars

Procore Technologies is a computer software company with locations in the Santa Barbara, 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:

"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, G..."

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2. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

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

"Lululemon is a company that very obviously values all people. There are ample opportunities for development and enhancement. The company supports you as an individual while enco..."

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3. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Santa Barbara, 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:

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

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4. Patagonia

3.8 stars

Patagonia is a sporting goods company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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

"Men in the workplace seemed to be held to a different (lower) standard of behavior, particularly in regard to professionalism and productivity. Complaints about the behavior of ..."

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5. AppFolio

3.7 stars

AppFolio is a computer software company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"Honestly I love it here. It’s my favorite job I’ve had just because of the people I’m surrounded by every day. Everyone is genuinely so kind and also just flat out wants you to ..."

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6. Alliance Data

3.7 stars

Alliance Data is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alliance Data:

"Great workplace with women leaders across the businesses. Fantastic work culture!"

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7. The Princeton Review

3.6 stars

The Princeton Review is an education management company with locations in the Santa Barbara, 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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8. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.5 stars

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Santa Barbara, 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 (4.1 stars).

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9. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"I love working here and the way we are supported."

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10. Booz Allen Hamilton

3.4 stars

Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Booz Allen Hamilton:

"Ultimately it depends on the kind of work you do. But all in all this primarily white male leadership team recognizes it's need for balance. The best part is the ability to Tele..."

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11. REI

3.4 stars

REI is a retail company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"REI is definitely a forward-thinking company. I see many females rise into solid careers here. A few years ago I worked with a man who thought he could get away with sexist comm..."

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12. Epsilon

3.4 stars

Epsilon is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.8 stars).

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

"Epsilon has a lot of really talented members, but they have a management issue in that their mid-level management isn't really empowered. They also seem to have a rather archaic..."

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13. Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

3.4 stars

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a hospitality company with locations in the Santa Barbara, 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 Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants:

"My entire career I had been optimistic that I would find the company I wanted to stay with long term and not use it as a resume builder. Kimpton is that company. I couldn't imag..."

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14. Kaiser Permanente

3.4 stars

Kaiser Permanente is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kaiser Permanente:

"Kaiser sets the bar in healthcare for non-discriminatory practices. I am very happy working with a company that values all of its employees, not just the males."

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15. Citi

3.4 stars

Citi is a financial services company with locations in the Santa Barbara, 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"In CTI (Citi Technology Infrastructure) I have found that most managers allow employees to telecommute at least two days a week. Managers will also allow more frequent telecomm..."

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16. University of California, Santa Barbara

3.4 stars

University of California, Santa Barbara is a higher education company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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17. Yardi Systems

3.3 stars

Yardi Systems is a computer software company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Yardi Systems:

"The pay isn't as high as comparable IT jobs in the area, but that is across the board for women and men. The culture is great, but strangely no working from home. It isn't clien..."

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18. News America Marketing

3.3 stars

News America Marketing is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for News America Marketing:

"I came from a male dominated field before moving to News America Marketing and it's so refreshing and empowering to see so many women in upper management here. Seeing them every..."

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19. TIAA

3.3 stars

TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Santa Barbara, 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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20. Insperity

3.3 stars

Insperity is a human resources company with locations in the Santa Barbara, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

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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 January 4, 2020.

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