Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 17, Large


Vernon Hills, Ill. [North Central]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 4 for benefits
Because they work for a $10 billion provider of technology products and services, CDW IT staffers have access to the newest and best technology. Vernon Hills, Ill.-based CDW's 1,000-plus technology partners routinely share road maps and product updates with CDW IT teams to seek insights and learn about the latest innovations and best practices. Another nifty perk: Staffers are offered significant discounts on more than 100,000 technology products. CDW has a special bonus program called REACH that encourages peer-to-peer collaboration.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,500

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 243

IT employee turnover in 2013: 9%

IT promotions in 2013: 17%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 6

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $897