Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 24

SAS Institute

Cary, N.C. [South Atlantic]
http://www.sas.com
http://www.sas.com/jobs

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this software company in Cary, N.C., enjoy the freedom to think creatively, approach problems from multiple directions and compare all options to come to the best solution for customers. They have the flexibility to set their own schedules and work from various locations. The company says that approach motivates IT staffers to achieve their highest potential. SAS recognizes its employees' achievements with everything from informal thank yous to formal awards, such as the annual CEO Award of Excellence.

Editor's note: A data sorting error caused an incorrect rank by company size for SAS to appear when the chart below was first published. The error has been corrected.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 5

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,959

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 331

IT employee turnover in 2012: 3%

IT promotions in 2012: 17%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 2

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $1,020

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 28%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 33%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 27%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 16%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 8%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 18%