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The 20 Best Government Administration Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2021)

Looking for a new job in government administration? 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 government administration companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Government Administration companies on this list have 10 or more submissions as of September 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best government administration companies to work for

US Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a government administration company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for US Government Accountability Office (GAO):

"Great place to work."

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is a government administration company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and learning opportunities (4.1 stars).

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Santa Clara County is a government administration company. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

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US Department of the Interior (DOI) is a government administration company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.7 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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AmeriCorps is a government administration company that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for learning opportunities (4.6 stars) and women in leadership (4.5 stars).

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

"It's a wonderful started point for people of all genders. "

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US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a government administration company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. 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 (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

"The EPA was a wonderful place to work as a woman in STEM. There were high level women to look up to and lots of flexibility. I was listened to and taken seriously. "

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United States Senate is a government administration company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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State of Nevada is a government administration company headquartered in the Carson City, NV area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.9 stars) and management opportunities (4.9 stars).

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US Department of the Treasury is a government administration company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.7 stars) and women in leadership (4.2 stars).

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Commonwealth of Virginia is a government administration company headquartered in the Richmond, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Commonwealth of Virginia:

"Great benefits and lots of leave time. My office is very friendly and we are like a family. I only wish we received more pay, overtime and bonuses"

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County of San Bernardino is a government administration company headquartered in the Colton, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for County of San Bernardino:

"Great place to work for stability."

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State of Colorado is a government administration company headquartered in the Fort Collins, CO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for State of Colorado:

"Government is in general a good option for people raising a family, and the Department of Human Services has strong female representation at all levels of employment. "

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Hennepin County is a government administration company headquartered in the Minneapolis, MN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

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Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is a government administration company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.7 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS):

"I love my job, my superiors, and over all the workforce I work in. Just wish the paid was better. Economically, it’s hard to survive. But at the end of the day I don’t do my job f…"

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County of San Diego is a government administration company headquartered in the San Diego, CA area,. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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State of Maine is a government administration company headquartered in the Augusta, ME area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 stars).

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US Bureau of Reclamation is a government administration company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

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Orange County Government is a government administration company headquartered in the Orlando, FL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for learning opportunities (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Orange County Government:

"There is a high percentage of women in this work place"

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US Forest Service is a government administration company headquartered in the Albuquerque, NM area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and support for diversity (3.9 stars).

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a government administration company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.9 stars) and learning opportunities (3.8 stars).

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