Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 17, Large


Lincolnshire, Ill. [North Central]
Credit: CDW

Why you want to work there

The IT teams at this Vernon Hills, Ill.-based provider of technology products and services have opportunities to collaborate on advanced technologies and shape product road maps and go-to-market strategies. They work with CDW's 1,000-plus technology brand partners, sharing insights about innovations and best practices. The company is dedicated to cultivating an inclusive workplace that promotes collaboration and leverages diverse perspectives to advance the IT organization's strategic initiatives. CDW has training and recognition programs within IT and offers a benefits package that includes various health and financial plans, as well as wellness-related perks.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,862

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 281

IT employee turnover in 2016: 14%

IT promotions in 2016: 7%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,423

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: 71%