Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 65

Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Sacramento, Calif. [Pacific]
http://www.smud.org
https://www.smud.org/en/about-smud/careers/

Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 3 for benefits
IT employees at this electric utility in California's Central Valley are encouraged to form strong working relationships throughout all levels of the organization by embracing a collaborative team-oriented outlook. They're also encouraged to take an entrepreneurial approach and identify unique business needs and develop tools to meet those needs. SMUD strives to keep employees healthy by offering ergonomic assessments, safety observations, fitness programs, lunch-hour wellness seminars and an onsite gym where people can take group fitness classes or work with personal trainers.

Rank by company size:
Small, No. 14

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 2,011

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 163

IT employee turnover in 2012: 9%

IT promotions in 2012: 3%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 6

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $1,675

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 25%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 20%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 26%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 26%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 27%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 26%