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The 20 Best Places to Work in Waterloo, IA As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

Our list of the most female-friendly employers in Waterloo, IA 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 December 4, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best places to work in Waterloo, IA

1. Principal Financial Group

3.8 stars

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 paid time off (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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

"I love working here but wish they offered better maternity leave, longer and fully paid, not just short term disability. "

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2. Westat

3.4 stars

Westat is a research company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (4.0 stars).

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

"I worked on a Westat led project while I was pregnant and my supervisor and the company as a whole was incredibly accomodating. I hold them in high regard and hope to return the..."

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3. News America Marketing

3.3 stars

News America Marketing is a marketing and advertising company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for News America Marketing:

"I came from a male dominated field before moving to News America Marketing and it's so refreshing and empowering to see so many women in upper management here. Seeing them every..."

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4. TIAA

3.3 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.2 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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5. RSM US LLP

3.3 stars

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 (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 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 ..."

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6. Tommy Hilfiger

3.3 stars

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 (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 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..."

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7. Allstate Insurance

3.3 stars

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 (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"As a 41-year old woman who has worked at the company 10+ years, I am happy with the upward mobility opportunities Allstate offers as well as the incredible work / life balance I..."

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8. U.S. Cellular

3.2 stars

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 (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"They claim to offer things like telecommuting and flexible schedules, but directors/managers often do not allow associates to take advantage of these opportunities. I think the..."

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9. Wells Fargo

3.2 stars

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 (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"I have worked on several teams across different departments in project management at Bank of America and Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo is a much friendlier environment for women. Te..."

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10. TEKsystems

3.2 stars

TEKsystems is an information technology and services company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

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

"TEKsystems has traditionally been a bit of a boy's club but the corporate diversity program is making great strides at prioritizing opportunities for a range of groups, not just..."

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11. John Deere

3.2 stars

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 (3.9 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for John Deere:

"The sky is the limit on intelligent co-workers, it is an amazing place to learn. No regrets on this opportunity. The strong work ethic is rewarded, I wish they had more wom..."

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12. Old Navy

3.1 stars

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

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

"Have worked with Gap Inc for 3 years and I love the company, they take care of their people, and it's fun place to work. "

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13. SalonCentric

3.1 stars

SalonCentric is a retail company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area,. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

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

"She is amazing 😉"

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14. Kaplan

3.1 stars

Kaplan is an education management 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 (4.1 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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15. The Dow Chemical Company

3.1 stars

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 (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 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..."

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16. Regions Bank

3.1 stars

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 (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

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

"I just celebrated my 7th year with Regions and it's a company I'm very proud to represent. "

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17. Experis

3.0 stars

Experis 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

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

"Great, ethical workplace experience as a contractor."

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18. Kelly Services

3.0 stars

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 female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"This will be my third year in my current role as a contractor with a local Auto Company. I have a very dynamic role as an international relocation coordinator, and basically tau..."

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19. Waste Management

3.0 stars

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 paid time off (3.7 stars) and the people you work with (3.6 stars).

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

"In the senior and executive level leadership, there are very few women, other than in areas where you traditionally see women, such as "Customer Service" Operations could use ..."

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20. Victoria's Secret

3.0 stars

Victoria's Secret is a retail company with locations in the Waterloo, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

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

"It was great working with a company where I didn't have to worry EVER about sexual pressures from a manager. While we had great times, the other factor I appreciated was my fre..."

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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 December 4, 2019.

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