Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 52, Large

Verizon Wireless

Basking Ridge, N.J. [Mid Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

IT employees of this Basking Ridge, N.J., telecommunications company challenge themselves and co-workers through initiatives like Powerful Answers, where people submit problems and collaborate with colleagues to come up with solutions. Innovation centers and programs further empower employees by establishing partnerships between technology experts and business stakeholders who then work together to make ideas reality. The company's V2V charity was created for, and is funded by, Verizon employees.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 78,818

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,927

IT employee turnover in 2014: 5%

IT promotions in 2014: 14%


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

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,021