Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 48

MetroStar Systems

Reston, Va. [South Atlantic]
http://www.metrostarsystems.com
http://www.metrostarsystems.com/careers

Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 1 for career development
Employees at this IT services provider in Reston, Va., have the opportunity to map out individual career development plans. They're awarded $2,000 each year for training and education, and they can pursue numerous training and certification courses through the MetroStar University program. Other benefits include flexible hours, telecommuting options, a job-sharing program, and wellness and employee assistance services.

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Rank by company size:
Small, No. 12

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 146

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 123

IT employee turnover in 2012: 20%

IT promotions in 2012: 19%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $4,000

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 28%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 22%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 29%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 49%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 65%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 45%