Best Places to Work in IT 2023

Workplace flexibility, diversity, and opportunity prevail at the top employers in our 29th annual Best Places to Work in IT report.

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The Best Places to Work in IT 2023

See the top workplaces for tech pros at large, midsize, and small organizations.

Large organization rankings

5,000 or more employees

  1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  2. Genentech
  3. VMware
  4. RSM US LLP
  5. UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
  6. Oshkosh Corporation
  7. Red Hat
  8. Navy Federal Credit Union
  9. CDW
  10. Cedars-Sinai
  11. Baptist Health
  12. University of Notre Dame
  13. Atrium Health
  14. MITRE
  15. Corewell Health
  16. The Hartford
  17. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  18. Principal
  19. PPG
  20. Erickson Senior Living
  21. IT@Johns Hopkins
  22. Johnson & Johnson
  23. Zebra Technologies Corporation
  24. Ceridian HCM Inc.
  25. Liberty Mutual Insurance
  26. Worthington Industries
  27. Mattel Inc.
  28. Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)
  29. International Paper
  30. Discover
  31. Aflac
  32. Tractor Supply
  33. Zimmer Biomet
  34. Amedisys
  35. Kaiser Permanente
  36. Fannie Mae
  37. Avery Dennison
  38. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  39. San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Gas Company
  40. Informatica
  41. First Citizens Bank
  42. Applied Materials
  43. The Kroger Co.
  44. ADM
  45. Norton Healthcare
  46. FedEx
  47. Portland State University
  48. DHL Express
  49. Holman
  50. Total Quality Logistics
  51. Nationwide Mutual Insurance
  52. Jack Henry & Associates
  53. Align Technology
  54. AdventHealth
  55. Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG)
  56. Banner Health
  57. Fiege Logistik Stifung GmbH
  58. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information and Technology

Midsize organization rankings

1,001 to 4,999 employees

  1. OCLC, Inc.
  2. Avanade
  3. KnowBe4
  4. FINRA
  5. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
  6. Plante Moran, PLLC
  7. Tokyo Electron US Holdings, Inc.
  8. Extreme Networks
  9. VyStar Credit Union
  10. American Fidelity
  11. Genesis HealthCare System
  12. DriveTime
  13. Guardant Health
  14. Credit Acceptance
  15. Planned Systems International, Inc.
  16. CME Group
  17. Enova
  18. National Information Solutions Cooperative
  19. Miami University
  20. Curity, a ChenMed company

Small organization rankings

1,000 or fewer employees

  1. MetroStar
  2. Resultant
  3. Dataprise
  4. Nethouse Sverige AB
  5. Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company
  6. Cloud for Good
  7. TMNA Services, LLC (TMNAS)
  8. Avaap
  9. Ostfriesische Tee Gesellschaft GmbH
  10. Edafio Technology Partners
  11. Axxess
  12. T-Rex Solutions, LLC
  13. Axon Active Vietnam Co., Ltd.
  14. Complete Technology Services
  15. Nitel
  16. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
  17. IT Convergence
  18. Connectria LLC

Profiles of three Best Places companies

Want to know what it’s like to work at a Best Places organization? Read these in-depth profiles of three outstanding IT employers:

How we chose the Best Places to Work in IT

Computerworld publisher Foundry conducted its 29th annual survey to identify the best places to work for IT professionals. In May 2022, Computerworld started accepting nominations from organizations that had a minimum of 100 total employees and five IT employees.

Participants were asked to provide contact information for a person at their organization who is familiar with or has access to employment statistics and financial data, as well as benefits policies and programs for the IT department and the entire organization.

Beginning in June 2022, contacts at the nominated organizations received a 52-question company survey across six categories: DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) practices; IT turnover, promotions and growth; IT retention and engagement programs; remote/hybrid working; benefits and perks (such as elder care and child care, flextime, and reimbursement for college tuition); and training and career development opportunities.

In addition to receiving scores based on answers to closed-ended questions, the survey entries (including numerous open-ended responses) were reviewed and evaluated by a panel of industry experts.

The nomination and company surveys were conducted online. Responses to the company survey were collected and tabulated by a third-party research vendor. The research was closed in September 2022.

Top 10 lists

Our top 10 lists show the best of the best — the organizations that excel in each of the six categories covered. To determine each list, we considered the following factors:

Diversity: Diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies and practices; the existence of dedicated role(s) promoting workplace diversity and inclusion; gender diversity within the IT workforce and within IT management; DEI training opportunities.

Employee engagement: The frequency of employee satisfaction surveys; promotions; salary increases; actions taken to boost employee morale.

Hybrid work: Employee autonomy over work location; the percentage of remote and hybrid employees; policies regarding flexible work; actions taken to support flexible work; actions taken to ensure employee safety and well-being.

Benefits: The range of benefits and perks offered, including sabbaticals, elder care and child care, paid time off, and (within the US) family leave and healthcare benefits.

Career development: Mentoring programs; training budget; promotions within IT; accessibility of training to remote employees; unique training programs.

IT growth: Changes in IT head count over the past three years; IT turnover and anticipated growth; the company’s revenue growth over the past three years.

In scoring the responses from the company surveys, results were weighted against averages and benchmarks calculated within each company size group.

The survey process was managed by Jen Garofalo, research director in Foundry’s Global Services group, working with independent firm Research Results.

About our judges

Karen Funk is a senior editor with Foundry’s CIO and Computerwoche magazines in Germany, focusing on IT jobs and career issues, leadership, and diversity. She is the founder of Germany’s CIO of the Year award, which she has overseen since its debut in 2007.

Maryfran Johnson is CEO of Maryfran Johnson Media and host of CIO.com’s CIO Leadership Live video podcast. The former editor-in-chief of CIO magazine is widely respected in the tech industry as an engaging public speaker, moderator, and interviewer with expertise in IT leadership issues.

Hans Königes is a senior editor at Computerwoche magazine. As head of the Jobs & Career Department, he is responsible for all topics concerning the IT labor market, jobs, professions, salaries, personnel management, recruiting, and social media in professional life.

Rob O’Regan is global director of content strategy at Foundry, the publisher of Computerworld. He is a veteran journalist and content marketer with a passion for great storytelling.

Valerie Potter is managing editor, features, at Computerworld. She has worked in technology journalism for more than 20 years.

Dan Roberts is CEO and president of Ouellette & Associates Consulting. In addition to hosting the Tech Whisperers Podcast and writing The CIO Whisperers blog for CIO.com, he has written and contributed to numerous books, including Confessions of a Successful CIO: How the Best CIOs Tackle Their Toughest Business Challenges (Wiley, 2014).

Isaac Sacolick is president and founder of StarCIO and author of Digital Trailblazer: Essential Lessons to Jumpstart Transformation and Accelerate Your Technology Leadership (Wiley, 2022). He is a frequent contributor to InfoWorld and CIO.com and also shares his insights on digital transformation on Twitter (@NYIke), on his blog Social, Agile, and Transformation, and on the Driving Digital Standup YouTube channel.

Read about the Best Places to Work in IT 2023:

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Our 29th annual report highlights employers who offer IT pros top benefits, flexible work support, extensive training options, and much more. Computerworld

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