Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 42, Large

Carolinas HealthCare System

Charlotte, N.C. [South Atlantic]
Carolinas Health Care System
Credit: David Swanson/Carolinas HealthCare System

Why you want to work there

Employees of the IT division at Carolinas HealthCare System work in an engaging environment and tackle projects that involve a wide range of technologies, including an advanced electronic medical records system, business tools for automation and analytics, and collaboration tools that support the transformation of patient care and teamwork. IT professionals say one of the attractions of working at the Charlotte, N.C.-based healthcare provider is the fact that their technology projects have the potential to deliver life-changing results. They also cite the welcoming culture, the growth opportunities and their supportive colleagues as important benefits.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 37,509

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,064

IT employee turnover in 2016: 9%

IT promotions in 2016: 14%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $602

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 18

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 26

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