Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 18

Kaiser Permanente

Oakland, Calif. [Pacific]
http://www.kp.org
http://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org

Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 2 for diversity
Employee health and wellness is a priority at this health maintenance organization in Oakland, Calif. In 2011, Kaiser expanded its award-winning Healthy Workforce program, launching the KP Walk campaign to encourage employees to walk for 30 minutes a day, five days a week, and providing maps and other tools to help them achieve their walking goals. IT employees walked a collective 27,000+ miles in response to a challenge from the CIO.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 11

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 172,997

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 5,519

IT employee turnover in 2011: 7%

IT promotions in 2011: 8%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,540

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 37%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 38%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 37%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 49%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 37%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 51%