Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 47

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pa. [Middle Atlantic]
http://www.chop.edu/
http://www.chop.edu/careers/

Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 9 for diversity
The IS Employee Advisory Group at this pediatric healthcare provider in Philadelphia is committed to improving the IT work environment. Among other things, the group provides feedback to leadership on policy changes and hosts employee events such as Stress Relief Day, which features 10-minute chair massages. Through the IS Innovation Program, staffers can submit technology ideas for "The Next Big Thing." If their ideas are approved, the employees are given time to complete their projects. The hospital supports the next generation of IT pros with internships that can last up to 24 weeks.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 14

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
9,232
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
502
IT employee turnover in 2013:
8%
IT promotions in 2013:
8%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2013:
5
Training budget per IT employee in 2013:
$2,627

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
39%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
40%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
39%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
31%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
16%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
33%