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The 10 Best Chemicals Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

Looking for a new job in chemicals? 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 chemicals companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Chemicals companies on this list have been rated by 10 or more participants as of December 3, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 10 best chemicals companies to work for

1. DuPont

3.2 stars

DuPont is a chemicals company headquartered in the Wilmington, DE 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 DuPont:

"The flexible work schedule was the best. Full support by management for maternity leave and ability to work from home. Many female managers at several levels of the organization. "

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2. Bayer CropScience

3.2 stars

Bayer CropScience is a chemicals company 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).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bayer CropScience:

"I am looking for a new opportunity in the Administration, Marketing or Customer Service fields."

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3. BASF

3.1 stars

BASF is a chemicals company headquartered in the Florham Park, NJ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"They are great if you work for them full-time, but I worked for them through an employment agency for six years and was never hired as a full-time employee, so the benefits the ..."

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4. Eastman Chemical

3.1 stars

Eastman Chemical is a chemicals company headquartered in the Kingsport, TN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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5. The Dow Chemical Company

3.1 stars

The Dow Chemical Company is a chemicals company headquartered in the Midland, MI 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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6. NCH Corporation

3.1 stars

NCH Corporation is a chemicals company headquartered in the Bislton area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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

"Overall a great place to work. Focus on teamwork and individual growth. Go above and beyond to treat thei employees well."

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7. Praxair

3.0 stars

Praxair is a chemicals company headquartered in the Allentown, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.5 stars) and flexible work hours (3.3 stars).

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

"Everyone is friendly and I don't feel people see gender all that much. Overall so proud to work for this amazing company."

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8. Sherwin-Williams

2.9 stars

Sherwin-Williams is a chemicals company headquartered in the Cleveland, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sherwin-Williams:

"Sherwin is a great company to work for. I was on maternity leave for seven months and had to move back to my home town because daycare in the city was so high. I was able to tra..."

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9. Ecolab

2.7 stars

Ecolab is a chemicals company headquartered in the Saint Paul, MN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.3 stars) and the people you work with (3.1 stars).

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

"Ecolab is a progressive and actively growing company that invests in their associates. Continuing education and is offered and career growth is encouraged."

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10. PPG Industries

2.4 stars

PPG Industries is a chemicals company headquartered in the Pittsburgh, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.0 stars) and paid time off (2.9 stars).

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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 3, 2019.

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