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No. 70
BNSF Railway
Fort Worth, Texas [South Central]
BNSF Railway
Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 2 for career development
At this Fort Worth, Texas-based freight transportation company, IT employees have opportunities to broaden and deepen their skills through challenging assignments, training, tuition reimbursement and mentoring programs. BNSF also dishes out an annual bonus based on company and individual performance. Its corporate headquarters facility, which features an award-winning architectural design, includes an employee cafeteria, a fitness center and a two-mile walking path, and it's home to a large art collection.

Rank by company size Large, No. 37
Employee Statistics
Total employees 35,000
Total IT employees 607
IT employee turnover in 2011 5%
IT employee promotions in 2011 12%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2011 2
Training budget per IT employee in 2011 $1,129
Women in IT
Total percentage of women within IT 26%
Percentage of IT managers who are women 27%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women 26%
Minorities in IT
Total percentage of minorities within IT 22%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities 11%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities 25%