Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 48

FedEx Corp.

Memphis, Tenn. [South Atlantic]
http://www.fedex.com
http://careers.fedex.com

Why you want to work there

Supporting four major operating units and operations worldwide, FedEx IT teams maintain, design and re-envision systems critical to the Memphis-based package-delivery company's core functionality and long-term growth. Because of that far-reaching scope, IT staffers take on responsibility for and grow from a wide range of initiatives. Outstanding performance and extra efforts are rewarded with the Purple Promise, Bravo Zulu and IT Hall of Fame awards.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 27

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 233,466

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 5,990

IT employee turnover in 2011: 5%

IT promotions in 2011: 12%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 6

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $647

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 33%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 26%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 34%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 31%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 19%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 32%