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    As you might expect, the workplace at L.L. Bean is strongly outdoors-focused, with employees frequently enjoying company-organized excursions around its major sites across Maine.æEmployees also describe their workplace as caring and family-oriented: after a personal loss, employees can take two weeks of paid leave and find support with counseling services. 59% of employees are women, and they hold 56% of management positions. “Everyone is encouraged to get out and be a part of the community, however you define your community. In particular though, outdoor heritage is strongly endorsed,” says one employee. Read the Great Place to Work review.

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    Company Info

    Industry Sector
    HQ Location
    Freeport, Maine
    Year Founded1,912
    Company Type
    $1.6 billion
    Web Address
    Best Companies Rank
    Best Companies URL/best-companies/l-l-bean-56/
    Total Number of Employees
    Number of Female Employees2,910
    % of Women in the Company59%
    % of Women in Executive Positions44%
    % of Women in Manager Positions56%