Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 48, Large

BNSF Railway

Fort Worth, Tex. [South Central]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 3 for career development
IT pros at this Fort Worth, Texas-based freight transportation company enjoy competitive pay, generous benefits, a retirement plan, and an annual bonus that's based on company and individual performance. Technical training opportunities, a tuition reimbursement plan, mentoring programs and a management trainee initiative help staffers cultivate both technical and business skills. BNSF's corporate headquarters facility features an award-winning architectural design and boasts a large art collection, an employee cafeteria, a fitness center and a two-mile walking path.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 43,000

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 697

IT employee turnover in 2013: 4%

IT promotions in 2013: 13%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 2

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $591