Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 96

American University

Washington, D.C. [South Atlantic]
http://www.american.edu
http://www.american.edu/hr/staff-openings.cfm

Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 5 for benefits
This private university in Washington, D.C., takes IT talent development seriously: Almost 50% of the IT staff has been promoted internally over time. All employees and their spouses and children can take advantage of a tuition remission benefit that covers 100% of the cost of tuition for completing a degree. The value of this benefit is currently $23,382 per year for the employee, $23,382 for the spouse and $38,982 per year for a child, with no limit to the number of children who can be enrolled simultaneously.

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Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 29

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
5,188
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
119
IT employee turnover in 2013:
13%
IT promotions in 2013:
7%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2013:
6
Training budget per IT employee in 2013:
$2,502

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
28%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
28%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
28%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
46%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
24%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
52%