Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 40, Large


Creve Coeur, Mo. [North Central]
Credit: Morgan Stevens

Why you want to work there

Monsanto seeks feedback from employees so it can ensure that it's a great place to work. The Creve Coeur, Mo.-based agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation conducts quarterly staff surveys to get insights into the health of the organization and to stay connected to what employees think; the company also uses the results of these surveys to devise targeted action plans to improve employee engagement. Monsanto provides ongoing professional development and is committed to inclusion and diversity. Its Women in IT program promotes the development of female technologists.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 10,298

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 848

IT employee turnover in 2016: 8%

IT promotions in 2016: 8%


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

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $590

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 11

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: No set maximum

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 75%