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No. 11
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Arlington, Va. [South Atlantic]
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 1 for training, No. 1 for retention, No. 2 for benefits
Career development is a priority at this Arlington, Va.-based organization, which represents consumer-owned power cooperatives. A mentoring program pairs IT staffers with seasoned leaders, and in 2012, 98% of IT employees attended custom on-site classes and workshops targeting specific areas of technology expertise. Civic-minded employees may use up to three paid days a year to volunteer with a local charity or community group.

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Rank by company size Small, No. 4
Employee Statistics
Total U.S.-based employees 744
Total U.S.-based IT employees 160
IT employee turnover in 2012 10%
IT employee promotions in 2012 21%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2012 8
Training budget per IT employee in 2012 $2,908
Women in IT
Total percentage of women within IT 19%
Percentage of IT managers who are women 33%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women 18%
Minorities in IT
Total percentage of minorities within IT 32%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities 11%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities 35%