Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 4, Midsize


San Rafael, Calif. [Pacific]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 1 for benefits
This San Rafael, Calif., maker of CAD software offers employees generous benefits in a unique culture where dogs are welcome, telecommuting is common and U.S. employees earn six-week sabbaticals every four years. IT employees have access to multiple training opportunities and a companywide mentorship program. Autodesk fosters creativity and collaboration among IT employees through its "Innovation Day" competition and a new internal idea-management platform.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 3,581

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 240

IT employee turnover in 2014: 4%

IT promotions in 2014: 6%


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

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $3,542