Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 5, Large

Prudential Financial

Newark, N.J. [Mid Atlantic]
Prudential Financial
Credit: Vladimir Gitt

Why you want to work there

Top 10 Rankings: No. 9 for career development
IT employees at Prudential Financial work in a flexible, collaborative environment designed to promote high levels of engagement and, in turn, foster employee longevity. Committed to supporting work/life balance, this Newark, N.J.-based life insurer allows employees to work flexible schedules and provides remote access to office systems for those who need to work from home or other locations. Multiple professional and personal development programs provide tech pros with opportunities to build their skills and advance their careers. Leadership supports employees and entrusts them to deliver solutions that help the business grow. Numerous company-sponsored charitable initiatives give people a chance to contribute to their communities.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 19,800

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,369

IT employee turnover in 2016: 6%

IT promotions in 2016: 11%


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

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,351

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 21

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 27

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 72%