Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 51, Large

Edward Jones

St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]

Why you want to work there

Edward Jones focuses on hiring talented people, training them well and giving them a chance to excel. The financial services firm also focuses on providing its tech employees with rewarding projects where they can improve or invent IT systems that have an impact on the company's success. In 2014, 98% of all leadership positions were filled internally, and turnover was a low 5%. Edward Jones also offers any hard-working associate with at least three years' tenure a chance to be an owner of the firm through a limited partnership arrangement.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 38,144

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,071

IT employee turnover in 2014: 5%

IT promotions in 2014: 6%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $954