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The 20 Best Places to Work in Waterloo, IA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2022)

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 3, 2022. 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 support for diversity (4.8 stars) and women in leadership (4.6 stars).

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

"I feel that Principal is ahead of the game. Very flexible hours and it's clear my life outside of work matters. It's great to feel that they think about me as a whole person and n…"

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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 (4.9 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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Starkey Hearing Technologies is a medical devices company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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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:

"Great place to work."

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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 ability to telecommute (4.1 stars) and paid time off (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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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 (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 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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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 (4.3 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.9 stars).

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Waste Management is an environmental 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 (4.2 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Waste Management:

"Work hard and be nice to people. It is a great environment if you're willing to adapt!"

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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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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 paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 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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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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and support for diversity (3.9 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Acosta Sales & Marketing:

"Loved the working remotely"

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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 (4.3 stars) and sense of belonging (3.9 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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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 (4.0 stars).

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

"I've worked as a teller for almost a year and I've really enjoyed the opportunities I've encountered and the training and treatment of employees in pretty amazing."

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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 management opportunities (4.4 stars) and women in leadership (4.3 stars).

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

"Texas Roadhouse has been a great place of work for me as I went through school. The leadership in the company is hands on, and they truly care for the well-being of their employee…"

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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 (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 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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Kelly Services is a staffing and recruiting company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kelly Services:

"I loved it. If you dont want to work or can't work one day, you don't have to and you aren't penalized for it!! If you decide there is a school you didn't like, you can choose not…"

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Victoria's Secret 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 (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Victoria's Secret:

"I really enjoy working here. By far one the the best jobs I’ve ever had."

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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 (3.7 stars).

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

"Allstate is a diverse and family friendly company to work for. They truly value a good work-life relationship. "

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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 August 3, 2022.

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