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Employee Reviews
(Winged ratings measure job satisfaction on scale of 1 to 5)
Anonymous Review Image
"I'm so proud to be working for a company that was started by and is still run by a female! A female software developer, in fact. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours, Policies, Culture
Is paid parental leave offered, and if so, how much?
"Yes"
2 Weeks Paid | 12 Weeks Unpaid
"After 12 weeks of leave, you can also come back part-time for an additional 12 weeks, either at 20 hours/week or 30 hours/week."
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Yes"
How supportive is your manager?
1
2
3
4
5
Which benefits are offered?
Parental leave, Health care, Childcare, Pension

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Anonymous Review Image
"Your experience will likely depend on the role. There is a shortage of women in technical roles for sure, but overall the culture is supportive, in my experience."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"The company is run by Judy Faulkner, so it is pretty good about gender equality. But Judy is a workaholic and kind of expects everyone else there to be workaholics too."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$25k-$50k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"Your hours and experience at the company are very dependent on your customers."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Not sure"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Maybe"

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Anonymous Review Image
"The sexism I experience is industry wide and often times subconscious. There's nothing in particular that makes my company worse than others, but they don't do much to education/reduce sexism as a company and have "industry-standard" policies related to family (leave, hours, etc.)."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Improve my benefits (e.g. medical, maternity)"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
0 Weeks Paid | 12 Weeks Unpaid
"Industry-standard leave"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"Epic treats men and women equally; however, the job is demanding for those trying to maintain a healthy work-life balance; my hours have ranged from 60-80 hours a week and includes travel 50-75% of the time. The CEO is a woman who has built the company from the ground up, which is very inspiring, but at the same time the company does not provide any additional family leave outside of what is required by FMLA. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Not sure"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Position or Department
Product
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Maybe"

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Anonymous Review Image
"Health insurance here is incredible; the pay is very good considering local cost of living. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Position or Department
Business Operations, Analytics
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
6 Weeks Paid | 0 Weeks Unpaid
"Only paid through short term disability. "
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Maybe"

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Anonymous Review Image
"It's a good job until you want a family. With the lack of any paid maternity/paternity leave, and poor work life balance, it's simply not a good job for anyone not fresh out of college."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Position or Department
Software Tester, IT
Recent Salary
$25k-$50k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"The people and environment are great, but whne it comes to family policies, they are not helpful. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Improve my benefits (e.g. medical, maternity)"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Maybe"

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Anonymous Review Image
"Your experience will vary greatly by role. In the training division, there were blind eyes to gender bias in leadership opportunities and training evaluations. But the two larger challenges are the poor upper-management project planning (resulting in unrealistic deadlines that required 70 and 80 hour weeks) and a lack of flexibility (requests from trainers to job-share or go part time were denied supposedly because the company would then have to make those options available to all employees). Go in with your eyes open to the possibility of burnout and negotiate your compensation at the outset (salary and vacation days - even if your recruiter says they don't negotiate), because the systems for raises are pretty inflexible later on. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
One thing Epic Systems can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Maybe"

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Anonymous Review Image
"You get a chance to learn a lot and are given a lot of responsibility"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Maybe"

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Anonymous Review Image
"It's a great place to start a career but not even close to giving work/life balance because of the amount of hours and travel."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"I worked here for 10 years. It's a great place to learn and grow, but if you aren't put on the "team lead" (aka lower management) track - there is no opportunity for advancement. As time goes on, more is expected of you but you are rewarded less and less - lower raises and lower bonuses with each year, after about the 4 year mark. Epic does not value experience or efficiency. Instead, it places a high value on hours logged and involvement in high profile projects. Inexperienced team leaders need something easy to point to - hours logged and your project list are the two easiest things to look at. So, if you're not working 60+hrs/wk and if you're not working on a shiny, exciting project, your value is not recognized. And that means you do not grow your salary or bonuses."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Position or Department
Technical Communications
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
0 Weeks Paid | 12 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Maybe"

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Anonymous Review Image
"I have worked here for more than 9 years and there are many women in a variety of roles. Even though the CEO is a woman, at the top levels it is still a bit of a "bro" culture. FAR less than other places I have worked, but not ideal. After having a child, there is some support (like nursing rooms and the option of coming back part time for 12 weeks) but mostly you are expected to jump back in and be treated like everyone else. I think this is okay, but you should know that is the expectation. A big negative, during your maternity leave they force you to completely drain your sick leave (not PTO) before taking time off unpaid. It left me (and every other mother here since that became the policy) with zero sick days. with a new child that is going to get sick."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
Project Manager
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
0 Weeks Paid | 12 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"No childcare"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
Project Manager, Implementation
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
0 Weeks Paid | 12 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"Newer, still learning how things are."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
1.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
TS
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Epic Systems to other women?
"Maybe"

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