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

Looking for a new job in insurance? 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 insurance companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Insurance companies on this list have been rated by 10 or more participants as of September 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best insurance companies to work for

1. The Zebra

4.4 stars

The Zebra is an insurance company headquartered in the Austin, TX area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and flexible work hours (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for The Zebra:

"Car Insurance may not sound like the most fascinating area of work, but as a Software Engineer at The Zebra, I can assure you we get to solve challenging technical problems with t…"

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2. Assurance Agency

4.2 stars

Assurance Agency is an insurance company headquartered in the Chesterfield, MO area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Assurance Agency:

"This is overall a great place to work. Management is not a micro-management type of environment. Allows work from home for bad weather days/sick days and also allows set days to …"

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3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

4.1 stars

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an insurance company headquartered in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.7 stars).

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4. Progressive Insurance

4.0 stars

Progressive Insurance is an insurance company headquartered in the Highland Heights, OH area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Progressive Insurance:

"I never thought I’d enjoy working for a Fortune 500 company, but they make it easy to love what I do."

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5. Acuity Insurance

4.0 stars

Acuity Insurance is an insurance company headquartered in the Sheboygan, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.7 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Acuity Insurance:

"Unlimited sick time. Family Medical Leave paid at 100% of earnings until you can come back. Will pay terminally ill employees full salary until they pass away. Rooms to pump if…"

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6. Independent Health

4.0 stars

Independent Health is an insurance company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.5 stars).

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

"Providing mentoring programs for women to become strong leaders and build on their leadership skills as abilities would be very beneficial to the company and promote women empower…"

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7. American Fidelity

3.8 stars

American Fidelity is an insurance company headquartered in the Oklahoma City, OK area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Fidelity:

"The nature of the sales role is not especially family friendly because of the travel involved, but that is by no intentional bias of the company. There are a lot of women in manag…"

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8. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

3.8 stars

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina is an insurance company headquartered in the Durham, NC area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.5 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars).

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9. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

3.8 stars

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an insurance company headquartered in the Owings Mills, MD area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield:

"It's a good company to work for overall."

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10. Freeman™

3.8 stars

Freeman™ is an insurance company that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.5 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Freeman™:

"Overall, Freeman is a great place to work. We recently had a woman named our Vice Chair, which is huge. We also got paid paternal leave a couple of years ago added to our benefits…"

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11. CareOregon

3.8 stars

CareOregon is an insurance company headquartered in the Portland, OR area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and flexible work hours (4.4 stars).

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

"Overall pretty good but benefits and lack of parental leave doesn’t make it family friendly"

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12. Priority Health

3.7 stars

Priority Health is an insurance company headquartered in the Grand Rapids, MI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.6 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

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

"I love my job, this is a great place to work with amazing leadership and strong women killin' it every day "

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13. NFP

3.7 stars

NFP is an insurance company headquartered in the New York City, NY 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 (4.2 stars).

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

"while there is work to be done, I beleive NFP and its leadership want to help craft a place where all people regardless of gender, race or ethnicity can be successful!"

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14. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

3.7 stars

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee is an insurance company headquartered in the Chattanooga, TN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee:

"BCBST is absolutely unmatched in terms of opportunities for women within the company. Words cannot begin to describe how amazing my company is and how thankful I am as a female to…"

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15. Symetra Financial

3.7 stars

Symetra Financial is an insurance company headquartered in the Ashland, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

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16. Erie Insurance Group

3.7 stars

Erie Insurance Group is an insurance company headquartered in the Erie, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Erie Insurance Group:

"Erie Insurance is a great place to work. They care about their employees and value diversity and inclusion."

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17. National Indemnity Company

3.7 stars

National Indemnity Company is an insurance company headquartered in the Omaha, NE area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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18. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)

3.7 stars

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is an insurance company headquartered in the London, United Kingdom area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS):

"Many women in leadership, definitely a great, diverse company that you can move up in. They promote from within a lot and make sure you get the coaching and opportunities to move…"

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19. Berkshire Hathaway

3.6 stars

Berkshire Hathaway is an insurance company headquartered in the Omaha, NE area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (4.4 stars) and the people you work with (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Berkshire Hathaway:

"The commute was way too far for me. 3 hrs a day in traffic and my work/ life balance was not great."

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20. Blue Shield of California

3.6 stars

Blue Shield of California is an insurance company headquartered in the San Francisco, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Blue Shield of California:

"Switching desks every few months makes you feel like the don’t want you to feel like you’ve found your place, moving employees from one department to another has the same effect. …"

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of September 1, 2020.

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