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The 20 Best Health Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (April 2020)

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 April 1, 2020. 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 :

"One would think St. Jude Children's Research Hospital would be a wonderful place to work. But unless you are in the clique you are destined to be fired. You are expected to be t..."

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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. AstraZeneca

3.7 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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5. 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 (4.3 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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6. ARUP Laboratories

3.6 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 (4.1 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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7. 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:

"It's a great company that could use more female leadership as well as more familiar friendly positions for people who are looking to move into leadership. Overall I'm very satis..."

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8. 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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9. 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:

"I love working for AbbVie. I have many strong female role models to look up to in management. They just rolled out an incredible family leave policy. I get unlimited sick time ..."

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10. 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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11. 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:

"For the first time in my career, I'm at a company where nobody tells you to smile. Everyone is actually focused on doing their job to ensure the best outcome for patients on the..."

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12. 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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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. Stanford Health Care

3.5 stars

Stanford Health Care is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Stanford, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

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15. 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).

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

"You have to be in the right department to have a good work culture. Some departments are more sexist then others."

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16. 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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

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

"Boston Scientific is a great place to work. I've continually felt supported and cared for by the company. Although the company doesn't have many women at the top level they are ..."

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17. 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 (4.1 stars).

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

"GE Healthcare provides an environment of intelligent people, contributing their talents to meaningful products."

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18. 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:

"Fantastic company to work for! Requires hard work, but that's easy to do when the company shows such appreciation. It's a wonderful partnership!"

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19. 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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20. Sharecare, Inc.

3.5 stars

Sharecare, Inc. is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sharecare, Inc.:

"Great environment to work in."

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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 April 1, 2020.

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