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The 20 Best Places to Work in Waterloo, IA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2021)

Our list of the most women-friendly employers in Waterloo, IA 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 6, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Waterloo, IA

CBE Companies is a financial services company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CBE Companies:

"I have worked for CBE for just over 10 years. I started out in an entry level position and quickly realized CBE was a place I could call home and make a career. Over the course of…"

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Principal Financial Group is a financial services company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

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

"I am proud to work for a wonderful company that gives opportunities to people of all backgrounds, races, religions, sexual preferences and sexes. It's a great place for hard work…"

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TIAA is a financial services company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

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

"MANY WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP... AS A WOMAN I FEEL I HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. "

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Terex is a machinery company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

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

"This is a great company to work for... pay and benefits are good."

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Tommy Hilfiger is an apparel & fashion company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Tommy Hilfiger:

"This is a wonderful place to work. Great health benefits (I couldn't answer properly to maternity leave, child care, etc. because I have no children and that's not important for m…"

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RSM US LLP is an accounting company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for RSM US LLP:

"Best place I've worked, as a woman who plans to start a family, I couldn't be more pleased with the flexibility, work/life balance, and working environment. There are certainly op…"

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PepsiCo is a food & beverages company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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Lutheran Services in Iowa is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.2 stars).

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Wells Fargo is a financial services company with locations in the Waterloo, IA 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 (4.1 stars).

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

"Wells Fargo is great at promoting both men and women into management. They have great benefits and maternity leave. They are a little behind on technology, on site gyms and having…"

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The Dow Chemical Company is a chemicals company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.9 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Dow Chemical Company:

"Dow has many upper management women in the company. Along with mentoring opportunities to help you achieve your goals. Engineering is a tough business but they strive to make it a…"

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U.S. Cellular is a wireless company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for U.S. Cellular:

"Lots of opportunities for advancement into management. Great work environment, very supportive - excellent salary and benefits. "

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Allstate Insurance is an insurance company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Allstate Insurance:

"Very pro female work environment. Mostly female managers, all very encouraging and supportive women. Love working here."

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Regions Bank is a banking company with locations in the Waterloo, IA 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 (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Regions Bank:

"Great women leadership. A place to truly grow if you work hard."

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

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

"It's a good company to start out in. The management is wonderful."

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Texas Roadhouse is a restaurants company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Texas Roadhouse:

"Fantastic, fast paced, and a very engaged environment. Great for multi taskers and self educators that believe in performance based companies❤️I love my job❤️"

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John Deere is a machinery company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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Acosta Sales & Marketing is a consumer goods company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.2 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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Collabera is an information technology and services company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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Best Buy is a retail company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 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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Elements Massage is a health, wellness and fitness company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Elements Massage:

"I've been with the company for a little over two years now. Most of my coworkers are women, and both of my bosses are women. I believe the next tire rep is a male, but from the ti…"

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