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The 20 Best Utilities Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (March 2021)

Looking for a new job in utilities? 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 utilities companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Utilities companies on this list have 10 or more submissions as of March 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best utilities companies to work for

1. Black Hills Energy

4.1 stars

Black Hills Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Rapid City, SD area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Black Hills Energy:

"Black Hills Energy is truly an amazing company. This is a company that is interested in making meaningful and effective change. Black Hills is working to attract top candidates …"

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2. DTE Energy

4.0 stars

DTE Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Detroit, MI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for DTE Energy:

"I feel very blessed to work with such an awesome company. As a woman the benefits they offer is so great. Way ahead of the game compared to other companies! I felt welcomed from t…"

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3. Conservice

3.9 stars

Conservice is a utilities company headquartered in the Killeen, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

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4. Exelon

3.8 stars

Exelon is a utilities company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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

"$$$$of 5"

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5. ONE Gas

3.8 stars

ONE Gas is a utilities company headquartered in the Tulsa, OK area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for ONE Gas:

"I am reminded often why I made the best decision with choosing employment at ONE Gas. The company strives to create an inclusive workforce along with providing clear career develo…"

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6. Direct Energy

3.6 stars

Direct Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and flexible work hours (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Direct Energy:

"Direct energy is a great place to work. Men and Women are seen equally. There are lactation rooms, a wellness room, and great maternity and paternity leave. I'm certain about ado…"

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7. PSEG

3.5 stars

PSEG is a utilities company headquartered in the Newark, NJ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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8. Eversource Energy

3.5 stars

Eversource Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Eversource Energy:

"Terrific company to work for and grow with. Lot's of opportunities to grow and develop and move around. Very happy working at Eversource."

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9. Arizona Public Service (APS)

3.4 stars

Arizona Public Service (APS) is a utilities company headquartered in the Phoenix, AZ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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10. Constellation Energy

3.4 stars

Constellation Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Baltimore, MD area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and ability to telecommute (3.4 stars).

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11. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)

3.4 stars

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is a utilities 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 maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E):

"The utility industry is one dominated by engineers and construction professionals but PG&E is committed to inclusion for all. Women populate the highest levels of the organizatio…"

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12. Con Edison

3.4 stars

Con Edison is a utilities company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Con Edison:

"This company focuses on employee development, equal opportunity, and ethics. While it is not the best, they constantly seek areas in which they can improve."

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13. Puget Sound Energy

3.3 stars

Puget Sound Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Bellevue, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Puget Sound Energy:

"This is a wonderful company that offers an enriching work environment for everyone in the office. As an employee I always feel valued. This is a company that goes above and beyond…"

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14. Duke Energy Corporation

3.3 stars

Duke Energy Corporation is a utilities company headquartered in the Charlotte, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Duke Energy Corporation:

"My teams were the best! Focus on well-being, family, and job satisfaction... what a wonderful, purposeful place to be each day!"

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15. American Electric Power (AEP)

3.3 stars

American Electric Power (AEP) is a utilities company headquartered in the Columbus, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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16. Alliant Energy

3.3 stars

Alliant Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for salary satisfaction (3.9 stars) and flexible work hours (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alliant Energy:

"Company has reacted very well to Covid, with great support and flexibility for working at home. The leadership of our finance team is good and always looking for ways to transfor…"

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17. Consumers Energy

3.3 stars

Consumers Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Jackson, MI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Consumers Energy:

"Overall, I've been extremely pleased with how progressive and female friendly Consumers Energy is. The Women in Engineering and Women Advisory Panel have definitely helped me conn…"

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18. Portland General Electric

3.2 stars

Portland General Electric is a utilities company headquartered in the Portland, OR area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.5 stars).

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19. Georgia Power Company

3.2 stars

Georgia Power Company is a utilities company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars).

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20. Southern California Edison (SCE)

3.1 stars

Southern California Edison (SCE) is a utilities company headquartered in the Rosemead, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southern California Edison (SCE):

"Excellent career opportunities"

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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 March 1, 2021.

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