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

Looking for a new job in government administration? 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 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 March 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best government administration companies to work for

1. US Government Accountability Office (GAO)

4.0 stars

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 (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"Great place to work."

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2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

3.7 stars

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 (4.0 stars) and learning opportunities (3.8 stars).

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3. Santa Clara County

3.6 stars

Santa Clara County is a government administration company. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

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4. US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

3.5 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 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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5. AmeriCorps

3.5 stars

AmeriCorps is a government administration company that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for learning opportunities (4.4 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.4 stars).

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

"Lack of diversity Lots of certifications Learn to use a chainsaw CPR / first responder certified Sets you up to be a park ranger"

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6. United States Senate

3.5 stars

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 (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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7. State of Nevada

3.5 stars

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 (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.7 stars).

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8. US Department of the Treasury

3.5 stars

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 (4.1 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.5 stars).

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9. Commonwealth of Virginia

3.5 stars

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 (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 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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10. County of San Bernardino

3.4 stars

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

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

"Great place to work for stability."

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11. State of Oregon

3.4 stars

State of Oregon is a government administration company headquartered in the Salem, OR 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"I loved it! It was the best job I've ever had!"

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12. US Department of the Interior (DOI)

3.4 stars

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

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13. Hennepin County

3.4 stars

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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14. County of San Diego

3.4 stars

County of San Diego is a government administration company headquartered in the San Diego, CA area,. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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15. US Forest Service

3.4 stars

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 (3.9 stars) and support for diversity (4.3 stars).

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16. City of Phoenix

3.3 stars

City of Phoenix is a government administration company headquartered in the Phoenix, AZ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

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17. State of Maine

3.3 stars

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 (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

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18. Orange County Government

3.3 stars

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 (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.3 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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19. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

3.3 stars

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 (3.6 stars).

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20. Contra Costa County

3.3 stars

Contra Costa County is a government administration company headquartered in the Martinez, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 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 March 1, 2021.

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