Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 30, Large


Kansas City, Mo. [North Central]
Cerner Corporation
Credit: Drew Woolery

Why you want to work there

Innovative health and wellness benefits, offered to employees and their families, are among the perks of working at Kansas City, Mo.-based Cerner, which provides clinical and administrative IT systems to the healthcare industry. The company recently expanded its "Healthe at Cerner" wellness program to include on-site physical therapy and chiropractic care, a progressive maternity support program, and offerings designed to promote brain health and fitness. Other health-related amenities and programs include on-site medical clinics, pharmacies and fitness centers, as well as incentive-based wellness challenges.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 17,032

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,218

IT employee turnover in 2015: 18%

IT promotions in 2015: 16%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $400

PTO and Healthcare

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

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 25

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 80%