Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 41, Large

PPG Industries

Pittsburgh, Pa. [Mid Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 1 for career development
This Pittsburgh-based maker of paints, stains and sealants takes employee career development seriously. Staffers work with their supervisors to develop personalized plans that outline career objectives and related considerations such as training requirements and ability to relocate. Employees have an opportunity to gain a broad range of work experiences at PPG through assignments in business units, in the corporate IT department, at other locations in the U.S. and abroad, and even in non-IT roles. Senior IT leaders share their own career development stories via video to inspire and provide guidance to IT workers globally.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 15,750

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 495

IT employee turnover in 2013: 7%

IT promotions in 2013: 20%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,414