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

Looking for a new job in transportation? 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 transportation companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Transportation companies on this list have been rated by 20 or more participants as of April 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best transportation companies to work for

1. Southwest Airlines

3.6 stars

Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Dallas, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"There is no glass ceiling, because of the union has scheduled increases in pay based on how long you've been with the company "

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2. Delta

3.4 stars

Delta is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

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

"Great place overall to work. Maternity leave could use some adjustment. "

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3. GE Aviation

3.3 stars

GE Aviation is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Cincinnati, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and paid time off (4.0 stars).

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

"GE Middle River Aircraft Systems was an incredible company to work for. I felt supported 100% of the time and there were many opportunities for growth and support. There was als..."

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4. FedEx Services

3.3 stars

FedEx Services is a transportation/trucking/railroad company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for FedEx Services:

"There will always be men who are intimidated by women in the workplace, but Fedex does a great job of applauding and appreciating women in the workplace, as well as being suppor..."

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5. JetBlue Airways Corporation

3.3 stars

JetBlue Airways Corporation is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Long Island City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for JetBlue Airways Corporation:

"There are so many women in all positions, especially top positions at JetBlue - at least in Utah (which is a huge employee site)."

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6. Schneider National

3.1 stars

Schneider National is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Green Bay, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Schneider National:

"It’s a great place to work. As a woman just out of college, they treat me very well"

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7. SkyWest Airlines

3.1 stars

SkyWest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for SkyWest Airlines:

"Regional airline so expect small paychecks but flexible schedules. I wish I could stay here forever but I needed more income to support a family, otherwise, amazing company with..."

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8. FedEx Express

3.0 stars

FedEx Express is a package/freight delivery company headquartered in the Aberdeen, SD area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for FedEx Express:

"this was my career its the best company to work for"

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9. J.B. Hunt Transport Services

3.0 stars

J.B. Hunt Transport Services is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Lowell, AR area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and management opportunities (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for J.B. Hunt Transport Services:

"I'm a female Driver, my Immediate supervisor is female, her Boss is male. There could be more females in our Trucks and Offices but I think we are beating the industry average,..."

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10. Alaska Airlines

3.0 stars

Alaska Airlines is an airlines/aviation company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alaska Airlines:

"I loved the people and the job. The perks are incredible and you really are aware everyone above you wants to see you succeed"

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11. United Airlines

2.9 stars

United Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for United Airlines:

"United Airlines is a company I am proud to work for not only because of the female-influenced work space, but also because I know my voice is valued at every level. It has been ..."

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12. American Airlines

2.9 stars

American Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Fort Worth, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.7 stars).

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

"Although American is a wonderful employer, and I have no doubt it is one of the best for women to make careers with, there is room for improvement."

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13. FedEx

2.8 stars

FedEx is a package/freight delivery company headquartered in the Memphis, TN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and management opportunities (3.4 stars).

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

"It was only seasonal but honestly had a great time and met plenty of fun people that I get to say hi to when they bring me stuff that I’ve ordered!"

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14. FedEx Ground

2.8 stars

FedEx Ground is a package/freight delivery company headquartered in the Coraopolis, PA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for FedEx Ground:

"It’s great working at FedEx, people are nice and joke around with each other and work hard."

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15. Penske Truck Leasing

2.8 stars

Penske Truck Leasing is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Reading, PA 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 (3.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Penske Truck Leasing:

"Really pushing for diversity in leadership roleS, high focus on women m. If your competitive and results driven it's a great company to work for. "

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16. Union Pacific

2.7 stars

Union Pacific is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Omaha, NE area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.5 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Union Pacific:

"Lots of "official" programs regarding support of women, but actual support depends a lot on who and which department you report to."

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17. Uhaul

2.6 stars

Uhaul is a transportation/trucking/railroad company that employs 2 to 10 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.3 stars).

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18. First Student

2.5 stars

First Student is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Cincinnati, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for First Student:

"They treated me like family :) Excellent teamwork!"

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19. UPS

2.5 stars

UPS is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.2 stars).

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

"While it's a male dominated industry, I've not once been discriminated against. The culture is about equality. No harassment, nor special treatment. I appreciate this company an..."

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20. Werner Enterprises

2.5 stars

Werner Enterprises is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Omaha, NE area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.4 stars) and the people you work with (2.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Werner Enterprises:

"The company offers a competitive salary compared to other companies in the same field of work however there is a huge lack of growth opportunities if you are not located in thei..."

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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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