Glassdoor’s Best Companies and Industries for Work-life Balance

Does your current job provide the flexibility you need to juggle work and life’s challenges?

At Transition Solutions, we’ve been helping our clients navigate workforce changes for over 30 years. The amount of flexibility a job offers is often a top consideration of job seekers and those looking to change roles.

The pandemic has certainly changed how many work and measures such as 100% remote work that were initially intended to be temporary have been instituted more broadly. For many, this new flexibility provided for a better work-life balance they are not so willing to give up as our world opens up.

Glassdoor recently reviewed their data to identify the highest rated companies and industries for work-life balance based on employee feedback. They analyzed millions of reviews on Glassdoor from full-time U.S.-based employees from March 15, 2020, through September 28, 2021. We’ve included their top 10 companies and top 5 industries below for work-life balance in the U.S. during this time period.

Highest-Rated Companies for Work-Life Balance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ranking     Company Name     Average Work-Life Balance Rating       Industry

RankingCompany Name Average Work-Life Balance Rating Industry
1.Acuity Insurance4.9Insurance
2.Digital Prospectors4.9Tech
3.Sprout Social4.8Tech
4.South Carolina Federal Credit Union4.8Finance
5.Sammons Financial Group Companies4.8Insurance
6.Sage Intact4.7Tech
7.Asana4.7Tech
8.Box4.7Tech
9.Ryan, LLC4.7Accounting
10.CarShop4.7Retail

Per Glassdoor, many of the reviews from the other highest-rated companies mention the policies put in place to support work-life balance, including flexible schedules available, the ability to work from anywhere in the world and unlimited paid time off. They also rated the industries with the top 5 listed in the table below.

Highest Rated Industries for Work-Life Balance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

RankingIndustry Average Work-Life Balance Rating
1.Tech3.8
2.Real Estate3.8
3. Aerospace & Defense  3.8
4.Finance3.7
5.Insurance3.6

Many of the companies and industries that are highly rated on Glassdoor for work-life balance have supported their employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by offering innovative policies like working from anywhere, unlimited PTO and flexible working schedules.

If work-life balance is important to you, consider targeting a company or industry that is also making this aspect an important part of their culture. 


At Transition Solutions, we have been helping companies and individuals with workforce changes for thirty years. Our strong reputation for consistently delivering exceptional service at value sets us apart. If you would like more information on our services please check out our website at https://www.transitionsolutions.com/ or you can contact us directly at 888-424-0003 or email us at info@transitionsolutions.com.

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