Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 6, Midsize

FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority)

Rockville, Md. [South Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Perks are top of mind at FINRA, an independent, nongovernmental regulator of securities firms. The Rockville, Md., organization offers such unique benefits as a 401(k) plan with an age- and service-weighted employer contribution that can amount to between 3% and 9% of salary, and a program that helps older workers offset insurance premiums at retirement. Multiple career-development task forces ensure that employees at every level, and in every one of FINRA's locations, are on track for continued professional growth.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 3,522

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 580

IT employee turnover in 2014: 7%

IT promotions in 2014: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $302