Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 34

Kaiser Permanente

Oakland, Calif. [Pacific]
http://www.kp.org
http://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org

Why you want to work there

This health maintenance organization based in Oakland, Calif., supports a healthy workforce by subsidizing gym memberships, offering on-campus fitness centers and bringing farmers markets to many locations. IT employees are proud of their role in helping KP's members communicate with their healthcare teams. In 2012, IT launched a mobile app that provides the HMO's 9 million members with 24/7 access to their medical records, a first in the industry.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 18

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 175,668

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 5,783

IT employee turnover in 2012: 6%

IT promotions in 2012: 9%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $1,500

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 37%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 35%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 37%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 49%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 36%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 51%