Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 22, Large


Minneapolis, Minn. [North Central]

Why you want to work there

This Minneapolis-based medical device maker strives to improve the health of employees and their families with a full range of wellness-oriented amenities and services, including on-site daycare, health clubs, fitness programs, walking/running paths, a 50% employee discount on the Weight Watchers at Work program, and access to wellness coaches and nutritionists. Medtronic's CIO Award is presented annually to celebrate the hard work and contributions of IT employees; honorees receive a cash prize, a trophy and companywide acclaim.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 22,753

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,060

IT employee turnover in 2013: 9%

IT promotions in 2013: 14%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,156