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The 20 Best Places to Work in Somerville, MA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (October 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Somerville, MA is based on ratings and reviews from the women who work there.

InHerSight users rate their employers on 18 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 at least 10 submissions from current or former employees as of October 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Somerville, MA

1. HubSpot

4.3 stars

HubSpot is an information technology and services company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.8 stars).

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

"HubSpot employs a lot of amazing women--like most companies in tech, we still have some work to do around getting more women in top leadership roles, but there are countless oppor…"

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2. Disruptor Beam

4.2 stars

Disruptor Beam is a computer games company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Disruptor Beam:

"Disruptor Beam does try to live by high standards. It has values that it talks about, and lives by."

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3. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Somerville, MA 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 is a great place to work. Not only do I feel deeply committed to the mission of protecting our digital way of life, the people, values, and environment are fant…"

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4. Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a management consulting company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Boston Consulting Group (BCG):

"I couldn't imagine a better place to be starting my career than at BCG. In addition to the opportunity to work with great people on challenging problems, I especially appreciate t…"

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5. Intuit

4.2 stars

Intuit is a computer software company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.6 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 imp…"

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6. Synchrony

4.1 stars

Synchrony is a financial services company with locations in the Somerville, MA 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:

"Great place to work. They take care of their employees. Equal opportunity for all with a very diverse workforce"

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7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

4.1 stars

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an insurance company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

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8. Johnson & Johnson

4.0 stars

Johnson & Johnson is a hospital & health care company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Johnson & Johnson:

"Transitioned from military to J&J. I am a Veteran, Female and Lesbian. This company welcomed me and I've never looked back. I am an equal because of my work ethic and job perfo…"

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9. Salesforce

4.0 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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

"Extremely talented employees who love the work they do- it's infectious! Lots of growth opportunities and excellent pay."

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10. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Somerville, MA 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:

"Great place to work "

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11. NetSuite

3.9 stars

NetSuite is a computer software company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"NetSuite has a culture of hiring talented people and letting them dig in, work hard and see where it can take them. Where many software companies limit women's advancement or move…"

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12. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Somerville, MA 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 incredible company to work for. I learned so much from being there. The only reason I left is because I needed to be able to have a job with more flexibility on we…"

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13. Bain & Company

3.9 stars

Bain & Company is a management consulting company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and social activities and environment (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bain & Company:

"Bain has been so supportive of me as a working Mom. They create opportunities and have made a commitment to keeping women at Bain in a way that is sustainable. I love this compa…"

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14. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Somerville, MA 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:

"I have been impressed with GSK and their avenues for ensuring that talented women have the opportunity to progress their careers. They have rotational opportunities available, wom…"

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15. Hill Holliday

3.9 stars

Hill Holliday is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Hill Holliday:

"It really is a great place to work, especially in the New York office. Wonderful people, an amazingly flexible schedule you won't get anywhere else, A+ PTO policies, the whole pac…"

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16. One Medical

3.8 stars

One Medical is a medical practice company with locations in the Somerville, MA 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 lenient…"

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17. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Somerville, MA 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:

"Financial Advisor opportunity is unlike anything else. You work hard but it is very lucrative and you have the freedom and autonomy to run your practice your way."

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18. Autodesk

3.8 stars

Autodesk is a computer software company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.1 stars).

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

"Autodesk makes a point to publicly express the importance of closing the wage gap and providing equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation. …"

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19. SAP

3.8 stars

SAP is a computer software company with locations in the Somerville, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.5 stars).

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

"I haven't had to use parental leave, but my understanding is that it's pretty good. I love the diversity at SAP, and the fact that they've been offering "domestic partnership" be…"

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20. Pluralsight

3.8 stars

Pluralsight is an e-learning company with locations in the Somerville, MA 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 (4.8 stars).

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

"Best place I’ve ever worked!"

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of October 1, 2020.

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