Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 24, Large

Monsanto

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

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 3 for benefits
IT teams at this St. Louis-based agrochemical corporation follow agile principles and have autonomous decision-making responsibility for selecting technologies to solve business problems. Each month, the company schedules an Innovation Day and lets IT employees work on projects of their choice that have potential for business value. Several programs -- including Women in IT, which was relaunched in 2014 -- provide networking, training and other career development opportunities.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 10,892

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 880

IT employee turnover in 2014: 6%

IT promotions in 2014: 6%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 7

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $511