Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 27, Large


Waltham, Mass. [New England]
Raytheon Company

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this Waltham, Mass.-based aerospace and defense company work on building critical infrastructure such as air traffic radar systems, satellite communications equipment and missile defense systems. Staffers collaborate across the U.S. and around the globe on innovative projects, such as programming robots that move materials around Raytheon factories and working in 3D virtual environments. Raytheon has flexible schedules, a diverse and supportive work environment, training programs and unique professional growth opportunities.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 54,446

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,871

IT employee turnover in 2015: 9%

IT promotions in 2015: 9%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $3,741

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 15

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 22

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 73%