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The 20 Best Places to Work in Santa Maria, CA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2022)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Santa Maria, CA is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 factors of women-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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of August 1, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Santa Maria, CA

Mosaic Sales Solutions is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.2 stars).

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

"Booz Allen is one of the most inclusive companies I'm aware of. My experience has been nothing but positive."

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Ralph Lauren is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.7 stars) and women in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ralph Lauren:

"Great work place the managers were very understanding and tried to work with you"

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Comcast is a telecommunications company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and sense of belonging (4.1 stars).

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

"I loved the pay, but the job was boring. Call after call after call. Irritating people with irritating issues. There are like 3 possible reasons someone is calling in and it gets …"

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Jenny Craig is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Jenny Craig:

"In the 5+ years I have been with Jenny Craig, I have always felt respected and valued. The leaders of th sales floor, and the company in general, are encouraging, friendly, approa…"

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Verizon is an information technology and services company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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

"Verizon is an amazing place to work."

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Converse is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (4.2 stars).

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Waste Management is an environmental services company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.2 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Waste Management:

"Work hard and be nice to people. It is a great environment if you're willing to adapt!"

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AstraZeneca is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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MINDBODY, Inc is a computer software company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and family growth support (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for MINDBODY, Inc:

"MINDBODY is a great place to work. I've been at the company 6 years and it gets better every year. The CEO is really focused on taking care of the MINDBODY team and genuinely ca…"

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Sunrun is a renewables & environment company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.4 stars).

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

"I adored Sunrun, its management and opportunities. The ability to be autonomous and efficient was empowering. Totally equal opportunity employer and very supportive to the family …"

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UnitedHealth Group is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"Opportunities are unbiased to specific gender and fair to both men and women. Women can very much speak there opinions pertaining to work ideas, problem solving, etc. without feel…"

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an information technology and services company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and flexible work hours (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Hewlett Packard Enterprise:

"I have never been so happy at a job. They work so hard to make it easy to focus on your job. Flexible hours, good pay, amazing benefits. A small but amazingly helpful thing is pro…"

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PepsiCo is a food & beverages company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and support for diversity (3.9 stars).

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Acosta Sales & Marketing is a consumer goods company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Acosta Sales & Marketing:

"Schedules extremely flexible. Great for moms. Paid time off almost nonexistent."

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Best Buy is a retail company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and sense of belonging (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Best Buy:

"Best Buy has been dedicated to women development and encouragement. I've never felt so important and crucial in any other business."

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Raytheon is a defense & space company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and flexible work hours (3.6 stars).

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

"Large company, many locations, so the opportunities to move, relocate and/or change roles within the company. Flexible work schedule with every other Friday off. Very happy with…"

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Pier 1 Imports is a retail company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Pier 1 Imports:

"90% of the people I worked with were female and all of my managers and supervisors were women. A very female friendly place to work "

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Maxim Healthcare Services is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and support for diversity (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Maxim Healthcare Services:

"Maximum was a very good company to work for."

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Wells Fargo is a financial services company with locations in the Santa Maria, 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 (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Wells Fargo:

"Great teamwork"

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