Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 13, Large

Kaiser Permanente

Oakland, Calif. [Pacific]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 4 for benefits
IT employees at this Oakland, Calif.-based health maintenance organization provide critical support for just about every key initiative. During 2014, the IT organization worked on projects that enabled Kaiser Permanente to participate competitively in health insurance exchanges, open three technology-forward hospitals, expand its telehealth offering, and roll out a flagship mobile application that has been downloaded more than 1.4 million times and offers a continually growing set of capabilities.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 175,637

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 5,907

IT employee turnover in 2014: 10%

IT promotions in 2014: 9%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,500