Employer Profile

No. 15

Verizon Wireless

Basking Ridge, N.J. [Middle Atlantic]
http://www.verizonwireless.com/
http://www22.verizon.com/jobs/

Why you want to work there

This telecommunications company in Basking Ridge, N.J., invests in its IT employees' growth with resources such as online training, instructor-led courses and up to $8,000 per year in tuition assistance -- not to mention opportunities to work on business-critical projects. IT staffers take a leading role in developing customer-facing initiatives such as Verizon's Share Everything plans, collaborating with business-side colleagues to bring them to fruition.

Editor's note: A data sorting error caused an incorrect rank by company size for Verizon Wireless to appear when the chart below was first published. The error has been corrected.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 8

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
75352
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
3530
IT employee turnover in 2013:
7%
IT promotions in 2013:
7%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2013:
12
Training budget per IT employee in 2013:
$664

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
30%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
27%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
31%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
43%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
35%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
44%