Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 4, Large

Worthington Industries

Columbus, Ohio [North Central]
Worthington Industries
Credit: Worthington Industries

Why you want to work there

Officials at Worthington Industries believe that people are the company's most important asset. Reflecting that mindset, this metals manufacturing company in Columbus, Ohio, offers generous paid time off, a profit-sharing program and on-site amenities such as a medical center, a pharmacy, a fitness center and a barber shop offering $8 haircuts. The CIO meets with IT employees every other week to hear business updates and celebrate successes, and individual employees work with their managers on personal career-development plans. In addition to offering in-house and online training opportunities, Worthington has a tuition-reimbursement program and covers certification costs.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,500

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 108

IT employee turnover in 2016: 9%

IT promotions in 2016: 13%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,120

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 17

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

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 90%