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

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 December 3, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best insurance companies to work for

1. The Zebra

4.3 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:

"Despite being a tech company (male-dominated field) founded by two men with a man as the current president, The Zebra has made significant progress to provide a space where wome..."

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2. Assurance Agency

4.3 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 t..."

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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 female representation in leadership (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

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

"Great company with options for career growth. Leadership is understanding and in tune with employee needs and strives for a good work/life balance. It is a tough job and the com..."

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5. 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:

"A fantastic place to work. It's a calm, low pressure environment that keeps it's employees in mind. Women are very well represented here, as our top leadership mostly consists o..."

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6. Acuity Insurance

3.9 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 (4.6 stars) and social activities and environment (4.6 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 ..."

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7. 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 (4.6 stars) and sponsorship or mentorship program (4.4 stars).

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

"A very fair employer, treating both men and women equally and as valued assets to the company. Great job satisfaction. "

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8. 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 management opportunities (4.3 stars).

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

"CareFirst of Maryland has paid a great deal of attention to the worker's experience, which I appreciate. The company regularly asks for workers to submit anonymous feedback and ..."

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9. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)

3.8 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 (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 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 mo..."

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10. American Fidelity

3.7 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 (4.3 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.3 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 man..."

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11. 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

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12. 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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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. Priority Health

3.7 stars

Priority Health is an insurance company headquartered in the Traverse City, MI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.5 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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15. 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 (4.3 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.1 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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16. 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 (4.5 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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17. 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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18. CareSource

3.6 stars

CareSource is an insurance company headquartered in the Dayton, OH area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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

"For advancement, It's not about what you know, it's about who you know and brown nose. "

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19. Humana

3.6 stars

Humana is an insurance company headquartered in the Louisville, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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

"Great maternity benefits Work-life balance is a priority Continous opportunities for professional growth Many employee network resource groups to engage with "

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20. Hanover Insurance Group

3.5 stars

Hanover Insurance Group is an insurance company headquartered in the Worcester, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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

"Hanover Insurance values their employees and women are well represented at every level, with the exception of the few highest members (CEO/CFO) being male. They offer generous..."

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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 December 3, 2019.

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