Best Places to Work in IT 2010 Employer Profile

No. 55

WellPoint Inc.

Indianapolis [North Central]
http://www.wellpoint.com
http://www.careersatwellpoint.com

Why you want to work there

Technology is critical to the success of this health benefits provider in Indianapolis, which delivers coverage to about 34 million members, primarily under the Blue Cross and Blue Shield name. The IT team is focused on making the health care experience for these members as pleasant as possible by providing secure, efficient systems that are easy to use. The compensation package for IT workers includes merit raises and the potential to earn annual bonuses and "on the spot" awards. WellPoint offers a variety of in-house training programs and reimburses employees for external training.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 31

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 40,000

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,663

IT employee turnover in 2009: 16%

IT promotions in 2009: 7%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2009: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2009: $1,655

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 43%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 38%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 44%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 25%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 17%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 26%