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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Santa Maria, 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 7, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Santa Maria, CA

1. Mosaic Sales Solutions

3.6 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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2. AstraZeneca

3.6 stars

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 (4.0 stars).

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3. MINDBODY, Inc

3.5 stars

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 (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

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

"I love being there, it is a little hard to move up "

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4. Booz Allen Hamilton

3.5 stars

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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 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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5. TransUnion

3.4 stars

TransUnion is an information technology and services company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"Great place to work!"

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6. Vacasa

3.4 stars

Vacasa is a hospitality company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Vacasa is a tech start up vacation rental managment company. I have been here 5 years and have been given the opportunity to work my way up from housekeeper to opperations. We hav…"

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7. Insperity

3.4 stars

Insperity is a management consulting company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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8. Comcast

3.3 stars

Comcast is a telecommunications company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"Overall, I had a good experience. I worked with two women in upper management roles. I saw that Comcast favored diversity in terms of hiring practices. I was treated fairly. The w…"

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9. UnitedHealth Group

3.3 stars

UnitedHealth Group 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 ability to telecommute (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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

"Good environment, easy to work you way up the chain with vast promotion opportunities."

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10. Wells Fargo

3.2 stars

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 (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Wells Fargo really does embody the feminist ideal of treating men and women equally. I have never felt I wouldn't receive a promotion because of my gender, and management seems bl…"

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11. Sunrun

3.2 stars

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 female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.7 stars).

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

"Started at a entry level position with not having prior experience in solar. I have a wonderful manager and within a year of being here has moved into a management role. Sunrun h…"

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12. Raytheon

3.2 stars

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 (3.9 stars) and flexible work hours (3.7 stars).

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

"As an engineer at the company, the atmosphere is "prove yourself and then we'll respect you," but with a more critical eye and higher expectations on women and people of color. Th…"

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13. Verizon

3.2 stars

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 sense of belonging (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

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

"I love my company! That’s all you need to know!"

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14. Converse

3.2 stars

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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.7 stars).

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15. Old Navy

3.1 stars

Old Navy is a retail company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Old Navy:

"N/a"

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16. Umpqua Bank

3.1 stars

Umpqua Bank is a banking company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 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 Umpqua Bank:

"In addition to a unique work environment and powerful culture, Umpqua Bank also offers/insists that every employee use 40 hours of paid work time to volunteer in our communities. …"

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17. Kaplan

3.1 stars

Kaplan is an education management 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 (4.1 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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18. Banana Republic

3.1 stars

Banana Republic is a retail company with locations in the Santa Maria, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Banana Republic:

"I only worked here as a seasonal part-time employee (my college job). Gave me great experience to add to my resume. I learned so much about customer service and other parts of ret…"

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19. Pier 1 Imports

3.1 stars

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 management opportunities (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.4 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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20. Lockheed Martin

3.1 stars

Lockheed Martin 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 (3.7 stars) and flexible work hours (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lockheed Martin:

"There was too much of the boys club in the headquarters group."

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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 7, 2020.

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