Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 23, Large

SAS Institute

Cary, N.C. [South Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Good ideas have a chance to flourish at this software company in Cary, N.C. IT leadership is open-minded about new and innovative approaches to challenges, and staffers are encouraged to offer feedback and share their ideas. Avenues of communication include surveys, online comments, an internal social network known as The Hub and direct email to the CIO or the CEO. IT staffers may work flexible schedules, and they have secure remote access to company systems when they're away from the office.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 7,126

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 374

IT employee turnover in 2013: 6%

IT promotions in 2013: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 2

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $900