Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 16, Large

Kaiser Permanente

Oakland, Calif. [Pacific]
Kaiser Permanente
Credit: Paul Keitz Photography

Why you want to work there

The IT employees at this Oakland, Calif.-based healthcare provider are motivated by the organization's mission and help shape the role that technology plays in healthcare as they engage in efforts to develop leading-edge technologies and ensure access to critical medical systems. Kaiser Permanente offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement plans, wellness resources and development programs. The company also has award programs to recognize employees' achievements and strives to help people maintain work/life balance by offering amenities such as on-site fitness classes and flexible work options.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 190,875

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 6,179

IT employee turnover in 2016: 10%

IT promotions in 2016: 11%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,617

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 22

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 32

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 98%