Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 12, Small

Pekin Insurance

Pekin, Ill. [North Central]

Why you want to work there

Techies who sign on with this Pekin, Ill., insurer have a chance to build things from the ground up. As legacy systems are phased out, IT employees get to dig into technologies like SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, mobile, social, data center virtualization and predictive modeling. Pekin offers telework options, paid time off to attend children's school activities, half-day Fridays, all-company parties and a 3.5% 401(k) contribution, whether an employee contributes or not.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 770

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 119

IT employee turnover in 2014: 14%

IT promotions in 2014: 11%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $2,101