Top Companies for Work-Life Balance


As part of Glassdoor's online company review survey, employees voluntarily and anonymously share what their job and company is like when it comes to work-life balance. The following 25 companies stand out for both high work-life balance ratings and insightful reviews.

1

SAS Institute

Star Star Star Star Star 4.5

"Customer-focused, employee-focused and innovative"

Amazing workplace culture, flexible work environment, challenging/stimulating work...

2

National Instruments

Star Star Star Star Star 4.3

"A pretty good place to work"

I make my own hours, don't put in much over 40 hours a week, and while it's not company...

3

Slalom

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"Great company, but monocultural"

Local model guarantees evenings at home with family.

4

MITRE

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"A very easy place to work, as hard or as little, as you want."

Outstanding quality of work/life balance. Supportive and easy going...

5

Orbitz Worldwide

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"Youthful spirit"

Flexible working hours, cutting edge technologies, challenging assignments, constant learning.

6

Scottrade

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"Great company, low stress, team environment"

Branch locations offer small teams of good people, clean break between work and social life...

7

Mentor Graphics

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"Great Company - Old School Approach"

For a person with a family, the work life balance and onsite childcare are absolutely stellar.

8

FactSet

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"Engineer-driven culture with a strong emphasis on work-life..."

Working 8-hour days is the norm and your career will not...

9

Agilent Technologies

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"A laid back culture and great people makes for a nice work..."

Agilent offers great options to balance your work and home life...

10

Nokia

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"Work Culture is Good"

Flexible working hours and work from home options. Good work culture overall.

11

MathWorks

Star Star Star Star Star 4.1

"Nice place to work"

Lots of culture, good work life balance, flexible hours, good senior management. Good company if...

12

Autodesk

Star Star Star Star Star 4.0

"Great place to work"

They have a very flexible schedule, with ability to work remotely, required vacation time, a fair...

13

AOL

Star Star Star Star Star 4.0

"A great place to work."

Company sincerely cares about employee welfare as well as helping out in the community wherever...

14

Citrix

Star Star Star Star Star 4.0

"Great Company...Fantastic Work/ Life Balance"

Incredible amount of time-off. Great Culture. Best products in market.

15

GlobalLogic

Star Star Star Star Star 4.0

"Good company to work with for good people"

Flexible work timing. Work from home policy. Lots of emphasis on training and mentoring people...

16

Yahoo

Star Star Star Star Star 4.0

"Great for Work/Life Balance, flexible working hours and..."

Great for Work/Life Balance, flexible working hours and...

17

Tieto

Star Star Star Star Star 4.0

"Tieto offers challenging jobs and great atmosphere."

Flexibility. Work-life balance. Every place is a workplace = office is only one...

18

Mastercard

Star Star Star Star Star 3.9

"A good place to work"

It is family oriented (but not too a fault!), good benefits, most people are nice

19

Morningstar

Star Star Star Star Star 3.9

"Great place to build a career,"

Work with incredibly smart people. Great work/life balance - opportunities to work remotely, no...

20

Shell

Star Star Star Star Star 3.9

"Geweldige werkgever."

Respect to people, lots of opportunities to develop, decent pay, good work/life balance, great...

21

Robert Bosch

Star Star Star Star Star 3.9

"Good work life balance"

No pressure or strict deadlines to employees. Enough time provided to work. Quality is ultimate...

22

Chevron

Star Star Star Star Star 3.9

"Satisfied."

Flexible work hours, promoting work-life balance, challenging worldwide opportunities.

23

REI

Star Star Star Star Star 3.9

"Would recommend!"

Flexible schedule, employee discounts, incredible co-workers, company values.

24

STMicroelectronics

Star Star Star Star Star 3.9

"STM is employee friendly, not too aggressive in either work..."

Provides an opportunity to balance work and life - usually a...

25

NetApp

Star Star Star Star Star 3.9

"Great people, great technology"

Company gives a lot of flexibility. The work is very very good and the people are extremely good...

Work-Life Ratings Scale: 3.51–4.0 = “Satisfied” 4.01–5.0 = “Very Satisfied”  
Based on ratings between 7/2/12 – 7/1/13