A promote-from-within philosophy reigns at this St. Louis-based financial services firm, where more than 70% of openings for leadership positions were filled internally in 2013. Those career advancement opportunities can yield significant financial rewards in the form of profit-sharing plans and bonuses, which are awarded every four months. Additionally, all employees who have been with Edward Jones three or more years have the opportunity to own a piece of the company through a limited partnership arrangement -- an investment program with a long track record of delivering annual double-digit percentage returns.
|Total U.S.-based employees||36,931|
|Total U.S.-based IT employees||1,066|
|IT employee turnover in 2013||5%|
|IT employee promotions in 2013||6%|
|Training days offered per IT employee in 2013||4|
|Training budget per IT employee in 2013||$910|