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The 20 Best Health Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (July 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 July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best health companies to work for

1. St. Jude Children's Research Hosptial

4.1 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 (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 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 (4.4 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 (4.3 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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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. 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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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 is excellent. Opportunities are plentiful and it is a respectful work environment. It would be nice to see a woman again at the global executive leadership level. "

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8. 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:

"It was very infrequent that women would be in management positions and it seemed harder for women to get those positions. It was especially difficult if the women had children."

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9. 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 (4.4 stars).

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

"Still some progress to make on female representation, but the company shows real commitment to improvement."

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10. 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 (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 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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11. 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:

"CHOA touts their new fangled ideas for work life balance, compensation, and continuing career/education. However, especially in the ER their staffing is minimal and ends up leav..."

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12. 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 (4.0 stars).

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

"My insight is limited. Our small medical device company was recently acquired by Boston Scientific and we are working through an integration. My role will be eliminated so I w..."

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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 equal opportunities for women and men (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. AmeriHealth Caritas

3.5 stars

AmeriHealth Caritas is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Philadelphia, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for AmeriHealth Caritas:

"Lots of female leadership. Flexibility according to family needs (I'm salary schedule 8:30-5:00) but if I need to take off at 2:30, I can make up the hours later. There's room f..."

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17. 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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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. 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 ability to telecommute (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.9 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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20. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

3.5 stars

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:

"Working at Dana-Farber can be a great experience. The maternity leave is on the generous side (12 weeks, paid), there are mother's rooms scattered throughout, and my schedule is..."

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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 July 1, 2020.

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