Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 47, Large


Kansas City, Mo. [North Central]
Cerner Corporation
Credit: Drew Woolery

Why you want to work there

Cerner, which provides clinical and administrative IT systems to the healthcare industry, has several innovative health and wellness offerings, including on-site primary care and specialty medical services, and on-site health, fitness and wellness programs at many locations. The Kansas City, Mo.-based company provides professional development opportunities and promotes from within. IT employees engage in tech talks and other programs focused on technology trends. Cerner's IT department has unique recognition programs and inspiring work environments that include game rooms and treadmill desks. Employees have opportunities to contribute to their communities.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 18,652

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,806

IT employee turnover in 2016: 11%

IT promotions in 2016: 21%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $548

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: 76%