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The 20 Best Health Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

Looking for a new job in health? 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 health companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Health companies on this list have been rated by 20 or more participants as of December 1, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best health companies to work for

1. St. Jude Children's Research Hosptial

4.0 stars

St. Jude Children's Research Hosptial is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Memphis, TN area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for learning opportunities (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for St. Jude Children's Research Hosptial :

"It's a wonderful place to work! Best employer I've ever had."

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2. Johnson & Johnson

4.0 stars

Johnson & Johnson is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the New Brunswick, NJ area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Johnson & Johnson:

"Great place to work hard and grow for folks with young families."

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3. GlaxoSmithKline

3.9 stars

GlaxoSmithKline is a pharmaceuticals company headquartered in the Abilene, TX 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"In the time I have been here, I have had strong female managers at the VP level in the company. I have strongly felt that there is equal opportunity for advancement and assignm..."

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4. Eli Lilly

3.6 stars

Eli Lilly is a pharmaceuticals company headquartered in the Indianapolis, IN 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).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Eli Lilly:

"While I loved working for Lilly, after having left, I recognized how too heavy it is with men. My leadership team had 3 women of 15. My current leadership team at another compan..."

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5. AstraZeneca

3.6 stars

AstraZeneca is a pharmaceuticals company headquartered in the London, United Kingdom area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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6. Novo Nordisk

3.6 stars

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceuticals company headquartered in the Akron, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Novo Nordisk:

"Novo has great benefits, especially for working parents. The only downside is that the leadership lacks female representation."

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7. Baptist Health South Florida

3.6 stars

Baptist Health South Florida is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the South Miami, FL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Baptist Health South Florida:

"Could use some improvements in parental leave, but overall a genuinely positive company to work for. "

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8. Boston Scientific

3.5 stars

Boston Scientific is a medical devices company headquartered in the Marlborough, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Boston Scientific:

"Good balance of men and women in engineering. Plenty of opportunities to move around and get lots of experience."

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9. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

3.5 stars

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the North Druid Hills, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.6 stars) and management opportunities (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta:

"From Fortune.com: "Over half of senior managers are female and eight out of 12 members of the senior leadership team are women, including the CEO. It’s no wonder: Nearly 65% of ..."

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10. AbbVie

3.5 stars

AbbVie is a pharmaceuticals company headquartered in the North Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"Love the people here!"

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11. UnitedHealthcare

3.5 stars

UnitedHealthcare is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Minnetonka, MN area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.0 stars).

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

"Great work environment. Alot of pressure due to high quality standards and contstantly changing rules."

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12. ARUP Laboratories

3.5 stars

ARUP Laboratories is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Salt Lake City, UT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

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

"ARUP Laboratories is very female-friendly workplace. While it doesn't offer anything more than FMLA benefits for maternity leave, it doesn't otherwise make maternity leave diffi..."

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13. HealthPartners

3.5 stars

HealthPartners is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Bloomington, MN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"Fantastic company which supports and promotes women! "

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14. Evolent Health

3.5 stars

Evolent Health is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Arlington, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Evolent Health:

"I would like to see more women among the senior executives but there are many opportunities for women in management and the office environment is very accommodating with private..."

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15. GE Healthcare

3.5 stars

GE Healthcare is a hospital & health care company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for GE Healthcare:

"GEHC is a great company for women. People are measured on output not "facetime" and employees can manage their schedule. It is a place you can integrate your work into your li..."

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16. Stryker

3.5 stars

Stryker is a medical devices company headquartered in the Kalamazoo, MI area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

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

"I have felt very supported in my career at Stryker especially when I took maternity leave when my sons were born in 2009 and 2013. I took 5 months off for each and had no ill ef..."

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17. Atlantic Health System

3.5 stars

Atlantic Health System is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Morristown area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.5 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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18. Quintiles

3.5 stars

Quintiles is a pharmaceuticals company headquartered in the Durham, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (3.9 stars) and flexible work hours (3.9 stars).

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

"Great company, great benefits. However, I left because I was not being promoted or being compensated for the amount of work I was doing. Every month I had greater responsibiliti..."

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19. Scripps Health

3.5 stars

Scripps Health is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Chula Vista, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Scripps Health:

"Very female-friendly if you're a physical therapist. I'm not sure how things work in other departments."

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20. Zoetis

3.5 stars

Zoetis is a pharmaceuticals company headquartered in the Florham Park, NJ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"Great company to work for. I'm a breastfeeding mom of a 4 month old and I have a 2 year old. My boss is awesome and very understanding so is upper management. I feel valued and ..."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 20 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of December 1, 2019.

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