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100 Best Places to Work in IT 2008

Employer Profile

No. 85
The Boeing Co.
Chicago, Ill. [North Central]
Why You Want to Work There
Through the Learning Together program, employees are encouraged to choose education programs and courses that enhance job performance, intellectual growth, professional development and creative interests. The program is a benefit available to all employees as well as employees of wholly owned subsidiaries. Boeing invests more than $100 million in employee education, career growth and skills improvement through the program. Currently, over 22,000 employees are enrolled in education programs at more than 1,000 colleges, universities, vocational programs and other learning centers. Since the program's inception, thousands of employees have completed undergraduate and advanced degrees, certificates and other career-enhancing educational programs.
Rank by company size Large, No. 43
Employee Statistics
Total employees 159,313
Total IT employees 8,431
IT employee turnover in 2007 5%
IT employee promotions in 2007 6%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2007 4
Training budget per IT employee in 2007 $2,000
Women in IT
Total percentage of women within IT 31%
Percentage of IT managers who are women 28%
Percentage of IT staff who are women 32%
Minorities in IT
Total percentage of minorities within IT 19%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities 12%
Percentage of IT staff who are minorities 20%