Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 5, Large

Prudential Financial

Newark, N.J. [Mid Atlantic]
Prudential Financial

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 5 for benefits
Employees consistently give this Newark, N.J.-based life insurer high marks for its commitment to professionalism and work/life balance. IT workers enjoy a flexible, collaborative and enriching work environment where they're trusted to deliver critical systems that support company growth. As part of Prudential's commitment to professional development, the company's CIO hosts a career day and an employee appreciation day. Workers are encouraged to engage in efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, including involvement in a Girls Who Code summer immersion program for high schoolers.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 20,235

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,277

IT employee turnover in 2015: 5%

IT promotions in 2015: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $1,405

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 21

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 27

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 72%