Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 13, Small

NISC (National Information Solutions Cooperative)

Lake St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]
National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)
Credit: Todd Moore, NISC

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 8 for training
At NISC, a provider of data-processing and billing services in Lake St. Louis, Mo., IT employees work in a collaborative team environment, sharing ideas with colleagues to develop software for and provide support to NISC members. Meetings, internal forums and family events and social get-togethers help foster a sense of camaraderie among the technical team. NISC's Benevolence Committee provides a way for employees to support their co-workers in times of need and also offers opportunities to contribute meaningfully to causes worldwide.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 869

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 445

IT employee turnover in 2015: 6%

IT promotions in 2015: 11%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 12

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $1,348

PTO and Healthcare

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

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 21

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 100%