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No. 17
Qualcomm Inc.
San Diego, Calif. [Pacific]
Qualcomm Inc.
Why you want to work there

IT employees at this San Diego-based vendor of wireless communications technologies are encouraged to move within the organization to improve their existing skills or learn new ones. In 2011, 14% of the IT staffers were promoted into roles with increased responsibilities. The company's Innovator of the Year Award is presented to an employee who has a history of taking an innovative approach to work and has made a significant business impact beyond his or her project team or department.

Rank by company size Large, No. 10
Employee Statistics
Total employees 14,005
Total IT employees 1,318
IT employee turnover in 2011 6%
IT employee promotions in 2011 8%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2011 5
Training budget per IT employee in 2011 $1,328
Women in IT
Total percentage of women within IT 26%
Percentage of IT managers who are women 30%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women 25%
Minorities in IT
Total percentage of minorities within IT 38%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities 39%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities 38%