Best Places to Work in IT 2010 Employer Profile

No. 83

Intuit Inc.

Mountain View, Calif. [Pacific]

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this Mountain View, Calif., maker of TurboTax and other financial software are embedded within the business units and get to work on a variety of technologies, from desktop equipment to the systems and infrastructure used to conduct business and support the company's customer-facing offerings. Healthy benefits: Health care premiums are up to 95% paid for by the company. Other perks include a Total Rewards portfolio that has compensation (salary and incentives), stock and recognition programs designed to reward performance, as well as an array of benefits and services. The Spotlight recognition program gives leaders the flexibility to recognize employees' performance, innovation and service in a way that is right for their employees, including a variety of gift card options. The "Take a Bow" awards enable colleagues to send one another e-cards acknowledging good work. Higher-level accomplishments could earn a weekend trip for two with $500 in spending money. The Leadership Award is presented annually by the CEO to high-performing employees or teams who make a significant contribution to the business. Recipients receive a trophy, and their story is published on the employee news site. * Note: Training figures are estimated.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 23

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,789

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 615

IT employee turnover in 2009: 14%

IT promotions in 2009: 6%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2009: 2

Training budget per IT employee in 2009: $1,151

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 23%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 16%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 25%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 42%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 35%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 43%