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The 20 Best Biotechnology Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (June 2021)

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

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

The 20 best biotechnology companies to work for

Promega is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (5.0 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.9 stars).

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

"Promega corporation is an amazing biotech company to work for, it is privately owned with lots of benefits. Lactation and relaxation rooms for employees. As well as gyms in ever…"

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Biogen is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Cambridge, MA 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 Biogen:

"Best place I’ve ever worked! Biogen knows how to take care of their employees."

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Genentech is a biotechnology company headquartered in the San Francisco, CA 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 Genentech:

"The best company I've ever worked for in terms of gender equality. Actively working to make it better; corporate bonuses depend on achieving these goals. "

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The Jackson Laboratory is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Bar Harbor, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

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Amgen is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Thousand Oaks, CA area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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

"Overall, this company is quite progressive, and a good place to work. However, with regard to equality in pay for women, they are not open to an in depth review, and I am aware …"

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Gilead Sciences is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Foster City, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.8 stars).

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Duke University School of Medicine is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Durham, NC area,. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Duke University School of Medicine:

"If every place of employment could be as progressive, as responsive, and as inclusive as Duke, the working world would be a pretty decent place. "

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Novato, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc:

"The paid maternity leave went from 12 weeks at 67% of your salary to 12 weeks at 100%. There are clean lactation rooms with a comfy chair/sofa, mini fridge and storage cabinets in…"

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Basking Ridge, NJ area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc:

"The majority of people I work with are women; I have consistently positive examples of women in leadership roles, and do not feel threatened or out-of-place because of my gender. …"

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Roche is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Basel, Switzerland area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

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

"Diverse, Intellectual, Exciting and Educational"

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Myriad Genetic Laboratories Inc is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Salt Lake City, UT area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.4 stars).

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Exact Sciences is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Madison, WI area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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Agilent Technologies is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Santa Clara, CA 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 (3.4 stars).

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

"Each district is different in their management style, but working in the Northwest district has been a very pleasant experience, both as a female and just as a human being. "

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Celgene Corporation is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Summit, NJ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and family growth support (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Celgene Corporation:

"I really enjoy working here!"

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Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is a biotechnology company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.8 stars).

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IDEXX Laboratories is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Westbrook, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for IDEXX Laboratories:

"Great place to work, female friendly"

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Childrens National Medical Center is a biotechnology company. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Childrens National Medical Center:

"A warm environment to grow in. Only thing bad the the shuttle bus to drive you was always late."

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Illumina is a biotechnology company headquartered in the San Diego, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and family growth support (3.6 stars).

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MilliporeSigma is a biotechnology company headquartered in the Billerica, MA area,. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars).

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Talecris Plasma Resources is a biotechnology company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.8 stars).

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