Best Places to Work in IT 2009 Employer Profile

No. 98

Miami Dade County

Miami, Fla. [South Atlantic]
http://www.miamidade.gov/etsd
http://www.miamidade.gov/careers

Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 9 for career development Employees with 15 years of full-time uninterrupted service for this county, located along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula, receive an annual longevity bonus that's 1.5% to 3% of their base salary, depending on the number of years of service. IT employees are offered a sweet compensation package, including health, medical, dental and vision plans. Plus, workers are offered a noncontributory retirement plan, deferred compensation plan, group term life insurance, disability insurance, group legal services, employee support services for personal issues, and discount programs for products and services such as computers, car rentals and sporting events.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 53

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 33,913

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 573

IT employee turnover in 2008: 5%

IT promotions in 2008: 27%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2008: 1

Training budget per IT employee in 2008: $1,037

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 27%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 32%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 29%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 71%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 76%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 75%