Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 83

Edward Jones

St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]
http://www.edwardjones.com
http://careers.edwardjones.com/us

Why you want to work there

This St. Louis-based financial services firm, one of the largest operating partnerships in America, is owned by nearly 15,000 limited partners and about 350 general partners, also called principals. About 40% of the employees, from administrative assistants to top organizational leaders, own a piece of the firm. The limited partnership has a long track record of delivering annual returns that average between 15% and 24%. In 2012, the return was 18.48%, the highest return since 2007.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 40

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 36,103

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,073

IT employee turnover in 2012: 5%

IT promotions in 2012: 6%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $777

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 36%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 34%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 36%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 19%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 15%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 20%