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The 7 Best Military Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2022)

Looking for a new job in military? Check our list of the most women-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best military companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Military companies on this list have 10 or more submissions as of August 1, 2022. Rate your company ›

The 7 best military companies to work for

Air Force Research Laboratory is a military company headquartered in the Dayton, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Air Force Research Laboratory:

"Outstanding place to work. Your performance drives your salary and whether you get promoted. Lab Demo personnel system is the best US Government personnel system I've ever work…"

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US Coast Guard is a military company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars).

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US Navy is a military company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for US Navy:

"Joining the navy was a life alerting experience, they've come a long way thanks to trailblazers before me."

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US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a military company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. 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 (3.6 stars).

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US Department of Defense (DOD) is a military company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for US Department of Defense (DOD):

"The organization and administration is great. My first line supervisor clearly dislikes having to talk to me and my female partner, however is all buddy buddy with male shift and …"

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United States Marine Corps is a military company headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.3 stars).

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US Army is a military company headquartered in the Alexandria, VA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for US Army:

"I'm a GS civilian, not a soldier. But my military bosses were very supportive during and after my pregnancy."

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of August 1, 2022.

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