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The 20 Best Aviation & Aerospace Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2021)

Looking for a new job in aviation & aerospace? Check our list of the most women-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best aviation & aerospace companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Aviation & Aerospace companies on this list have 10 or more submissions as of September 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best aviation & aerospace companies to work for

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. 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 NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration:

"Its the best place if you are in STEM to work. There is no glass ceilings and I know women who I went to school with be amazed when I tell them I have on site child care."

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Bell Flight is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Fort Worth, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.5 stars) and family growth support (4.3 stars).

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Pratt & Whitney is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the East Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.8 stars) and support for diversity (4.8 stars).

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UTC Aerospace Systems is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Charlotte, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.5 stars).

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Boeing is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars).

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

"Women are definitely outnumbered, but every woman I've met seems respected and valued. I haven't noticed any difference in treatment or in the way work and opinion are received."

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NetJets is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Columbus, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.3 stars) and support for diversity (4.0 stars).

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

"This is a great company to work for. I don't feel that I am held back because I am a woman here."

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Collins Aerospace is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and flexible work hours (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Collins Aerospace:

"I love my company and the various opportunities I have been presented. If you work hard the company will work hard for you."

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.8 stars).

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Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Stratford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.7 stars) and paid time off (3.6 stars).

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Honeywell Aerospace is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Phoenix, AZ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Honeywell Aerospace:

"I worked my way up in this company through 3 positions in five years. I was given opportunities for classes that many others passed on that allowed me to move through the ranks. …"

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Gulfstream Aerospace is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Savannah, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and sense of belonging (3.4 stars).

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Panasonic Avionics Corporation is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Lake Forest, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and flexible work hours (3.4 stars).

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Moog, Inc is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the East Aurora, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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United Technologies is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Farmington, CT 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 (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for United Technologies:

"This is the best job I've ever had. I have a great boss and great co-workers. I hope to retire from there someday. "

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Rolls-Royce is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Canton, MI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.5 stars) and family growth support (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Rolls-Royce:

"Loved every minute of every day!!"

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WinStar World Casino is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Thackerville, OK area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.9 stars) and women in leadership (3.7 stars).

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Textron is an aviation & aerospace company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.5 stars).

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United Technologies Corporation is an aviation & aerospace company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.5 stars).

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GKN Aerospace is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Solihull, United Kingdom area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.4 stars) and management opportunities (3.1 stars).

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Zodiac Aerospace is an aviation & aerospace company headquartered in the Paris, France area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.1 stars).

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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 September 1, 2021.

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