Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 50, Large

BNSF Railway

Fort Worth, Texas [South Central]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 2 for career development
This freight transportation company supports employees' efforts to broaden and deepen their skills through challenging assignments, training programs, a tuition reimbursement plan and mentoring initiatives. Employees enjoy competitive pay, a generous benefits and retirement package, and an annual bonus based on company and individual performance. Pieces from a large corporate art collection adorn the facilities at BNSF's Fort Worth, Texas, headquarters, whose amenities include a fitness center and a two-mile walking path.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 47,768

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,284

IT employee turnover in 2014: 3%

IT promotions in 2014: 15%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $533