Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 18, Large

Motorola Solutions

Schaumburg, Ill. [North Central]
Motorola Solutions
Credit: Steven Bramson

Why you want to work there

Schaumburg, Ill.-based Motorola Solutions sees its IT group as a catalyst in its effort to transform from a device company to a provider of communications solutions and services provider -- a shift that gives IT staffers unique opportunities to experiment with mobile, digital, cloud and big data applications. Hackathons, ice cream socials, an on-site carnival and holiday events build camaraderie. In 2016, IT will relocate to new corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago, with collaborative work spaces and easy access to public transportation.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 15,000

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 164

IT employee turnover in 2015: 5%

IT promotions in 2015: 15%


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

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $2,134

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: No set maximum

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: No set maximum

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 85%