Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 15, Large


Jacksonville, Fla. [South Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Exceptional performance doesn't go unnoticed at this Jacksonville, Fla.-based rail freight transportation company. CSX's Spotlight Award program recognizes employees for outstanding work on a single project or for long-term records of success; honorees receive cash awards of $500 to $3,000. The "Thanks!" award program gives individual employees an opportunity to show their appreciation for co-workers' efforts with CSX-branded gift certificates ranging in value from $25 to $200. The Chairman's Award of Excellence program recognizes individual employees and teams for extraordinary performance in key areas such as safety and customer service; recipients are honored at a formal banquet where they're presented with cash awards of $2,000 to $10,000.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 30,974

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 479

IT employee turnover in 2013: 4%

IT promotions in 2013: 6%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 8

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,378