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

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Santa Monica, 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 6, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Santa Monica, CA

1. Ultimate Software

4.7 stars

Ultimate Software is a computer software company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ultimate Software:

"Overall Ultimate is an amazing company. The number of women overall at Ultimate is very high and equal with the number of men. In some areas of product engineering, the number..."

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2. Amrock

4.6 stars

Amrock is a real estate company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

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

"I love working at Title Source!!"

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3. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Santa Monica, 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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4. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Santa Monica, 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):

"Fabulous organization with a collegial work environment. "

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5. Intuit

4.1 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Santa Monica, 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:

"It's a great place to work, however, some things are severely lacking when held up against other tech companies for standards. For instance, our parental leave -- while a vast i..."

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6. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Santa Monica, 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:

"Offering 6 weeks paid parental leave for men & women (in addition to 6-8 weeks for mothers that have birth) including adoptive parents is a huge deal! Grateful to look up to our..."

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7. NetSuite

4.0 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.6 stars).

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

"NetSuite is amazing. They have an organization called "Women in NetSuite" whose goal is to promote the careers and leadership in a normally male dominated industry. Truly the be..."

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8. Hilti

3.9 stars

Hilti is a construction company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"Amazin company. Always have found the flexibility I need as mother of three."

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9. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and family growth support (4.4 stars).

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

"I really think Facebook is leading the tech industry in terms of its commitment and progress so far towards more gender equality in the workplace. My direct manager, my manager'..."

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10. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

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

"Ericsson truly belives every one can learn and adpat to meet the needs of a role and fully commits the organisation to support individual and company development"

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11. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Santa Monica, 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 an amazing place to work. I would 100% stay if I was compensated appropriately but unfortunately because it is retail the compensation is not the best choice at my ..."

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12. Beachbody

3.9 stars

Beachbody is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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13. American Express

3.9 stars

American Express is a financial services company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Express:

"The CEO is genuinely a decent human being and that's evident in the company values and ethos. They care about gender equality which is important but there are still too many ma..."

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14. One Medical

3.9 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for One Medical:

"Eclectic group with room for growth just unwillingness to grow is certain districts. No flexibility on schedule or the opportunity to work from home. Management can be too lenie..."

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15. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

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

"This is the best place I have ever worked, NO CONTEST. Management is absolutely wonderful and could not be more understanding and accommodating. Sick kid? Take the day off. O..."

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16. 17hats

3.9 stars

17hats is an internet company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 17hats:

"17hats has the best benefit package I have ever seen!"

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17. Cars.com

3.8 stars

Cars.com is an internet company with locations in the Santa Monica, 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 (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cars.com:

"I work remotely in the field. I am a mid-level manager and have had the opportunity to move with my family and continue to grow my career with Cars.com. The company is constant..."

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18. 2U

3.8 stars

2U is an e-learning company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and social activities and environment (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 2U:

"Newly revamped maternity leave is much improved. Ability to work from home would be benefit to company and employees."

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19. Custom Ink

3.8 stars

Custom Ink is a retail company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Custom Ink:

"This company strives to make all employees happy and keep them healthy. Free healthy snacks, catered food days, on site gym, standing desks, work from home options, and free me..."

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20. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Santa Monica, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Edward Jones:

"Edward Jones is a terrific career to persue. Consider it if you’re looking to work for a firm that is 100% supporting you in everything you do!"

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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 6, 2020.

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