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The 20 Best Places to Work in Tacoma, WA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2020)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Tacoma, WA 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 2, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Tacoma, WA

1. Palo Alto Networks

4.2 stars

Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company with locations in the Tacoma, WA 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:

"Love working here! Love the challenges that come up with rapid grow!!!"

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2. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

4.2 stars

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

"I came to BCG thinking I'd stay 2 years, but have been here for 8 and don't plan to leave. it's a wonderful firm."

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3. Accolade, Inc.

4.1 stars

Accolade, Inc. is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.7 stars).

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

"The atmosphere and people I work with were awesome, but their culture is changing more into a call center and focus more on quantity rather then quality. You can't move up in the…"

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4. Zillow

4.1 stars

Zillow is an internet company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.7 stars).

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

"Great company. I would highly reccomend. Very competitive environment but if you are willing to work hard you will thrive."

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5. RealSelf

4.1 stars

RealSelf is an internet company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"A great company that truly cares about its employees!"

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6. Castlight Health

4.0 stars

Castlight Health is a computer software company with locations in the Tacoma, WA 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 (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Castlight Health:

"Great culture and benefits. Unfortunately they didn’t focus enough on operationalization and allowed politics to infiltrate"

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7. Salesforce

4.0 stars

Salesforce is an internet company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

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

"While it was a great place in terms of benefits and I worked with amazing people, it wasn't a great environment for career growth as a woman. Men always got the better projects, t…"

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8. Hilti

3.9 stars

Hilti is a construction company with locations in the Tacoma, WA 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:

"Hilti has been a wonderful employer through the several stages of my life. When I started straight out of college, they supported my development by helping pay for my master's deg…"

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9. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company with locations in the Tacoma, WA 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:

"Need more women on the board"

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10. lululemon athletica

3.9 stars

lululemon athletica is a retail company with locations in the Tacoma, WA 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:

"Working for lululemon was one of the greatest experiences of my career. I learned more about myself in my time with lululemon than any other previous life experience and I was exp…"

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11. Facebook

3.9 stars

Facebook is an internet company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and family growth support (4.3 stars).

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

"Facebook has amazing perks (including family centric perks like parental leave!), talented co-workers, and meaningful work. Led by Sheryl Sandberg and supported by Mark Zucker…"

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12. Concur

3.9 stars

Concur is a computer software company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.8 stars) and the people you work with (4.4 stars).

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

"Excellent company with great benefits and vacation. Management is knowledgeable and approachable. Plenty of room for advancement if you work hard and are open about career path. C…"

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13. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company with locations in the Tacoma, WA 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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14. Edward Jones

3.8 stars

Edward Jones is a financial services company with locations in the Tacoma, WA 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:

"Great company for women. If you work hard, you will find success."

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15. SAP

3.8 stars

SAP is a computer software company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.5 stars).

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

"It is truly a company that cares as much of the journey as well as winning. It values its people."

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16. Google

3.8 stars

Google is an internet company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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

"I work for a contracting company so my access to employee support and mentorship is slim."

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17. Fidelity Investments

3.8 stars

Fidelity Investments is a financial services company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fidelity Investments:

"Loved my time at Fidelity. Extremely generous maternity and paternity policies, flexible PTO, onsite gyms, high 401k match and profit-sharing. There's no wonder they call Fidelity…"

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18. Warby Parker

3.7 stars

Warby Parker is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Warby Parker:

"It was the best job I ever had. I wouldn’t have been let go if it hadn’t been for the Pandemic. Wonderful company to work for and am forever grateful for the for everything they d…"

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19. VMware

3.7 stars

VMware is a computer software company with locations in the Tacoma, WA 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"I came out as a trans woman while working at VMware and my coworkers were extremely nice and supportive! The company as a whole has also been pleasant, but I'd like to see more wo…"

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20. Symetra Financial

3.7 stars

Symetra Financial is an insurance company with locations in the Tacoma, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 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 September 2, 2020.

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