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

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 been rated by 10 or more participants as of July 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best utilities companies to work for

1. ONE Gas

3.9 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 paid time off (4.6 stars) and sponsorship or mentorship program (4.4 stars).

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

"It’s an awesome place to work."

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2. 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 (4.5 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 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 a..."

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3. Exelon

3.5 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:

"Exelon is an organization that has tremendous benefits for employees and continues to evolve. It has been wonderful to continue to see the continued emphasis on diversity and i..."

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4. 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 the people you work with (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 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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5. Consumers Energy

3.4 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 equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

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

"Great place to work. The people are friendly, management seems to be open and willing to help with any problems. My only complaint it being contract doesn't offer me the good be..."

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6. Black Hills Energy

3.4 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 (3.9 stars) and paid time off (3.9 stars).

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

"Black Hills Energy has several programs that help women join and grow within our company. We also have Aspire, our women employee resource group that helps with training opportu..."

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7. Georgia Power Company

3.3 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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8. 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 female representation in leadership (4.3 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.0 stars).

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

"Very nice place to work with opportunities for everyone."

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9. 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 paid time off (3.9 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.9 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 transf..."

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10. DTE Energy

3.3 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 wellness initiatives (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.7 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..."

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11. Constellation Energy

3.3 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 maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (3.7 stars).

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

3.2 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):

"PG&E has come a long way in the past 10 years - we have a woman CEO and lots of women in leadership- but the company could still do a better job to promote fair and un-bias hiri..."

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13. Con Edison

3.2 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 equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.6 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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14. Conservice

3.2 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 management opportunities (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

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

"This really is a great company to work for. I've never felt singled out for who I am or made to feel less than. Great company and great coworkers."

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15. Arizona Public Service (APS)

3.2 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).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Arizona Public Service (APS):

"It still feels like an "old boys club" but I do believe they are making efforts to raise the bar for women. I hope that once senior management retires, they will be replaced wit..."

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16. Southern California Edison (SCE)

3.2 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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17. Duke Energy Corporation

3.2 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 paid time off (3.8 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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18. American Electric Power (AEP)

3.2 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 paid time off (4.2 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

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19. Portland General Electric

3.1 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 paid time off (3.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.7 stars).

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20. American Water

3.0 stars

American Water is a utilities company headquartered in the Voorhees, NJ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

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

"I have been fortunate in my career choices as an engineer to be surrounded by empowering men and women as my supervisors and as s part of the overall leadership team. All office..."

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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 July 1, 2020.

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