Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 18, Midsize

American Fidelity Assurance

Oklahoma City, Okla. [South Central]

Why you want to work there

A focus on career opportunities makes this Oklahoma City-based life and health insurance company stand out from the pack. IT leaders work with staffers to develop clearly defined career paths designed to help people meet their personal objectives, whether they aspire to become managers or senior-level technologists. Employees are allowed time during the workday to stay current with new technologies. A new campus, currently in the works, will be completely wireless, to encourage employee mobility and collaboration. American Fidelity's benefits include telecommuting options, free on-site medical care, an on-site fitness center and a wellness program for employees and their families.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 1,649

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 180

IT employee turnover in 2013: 8%

IT promotions in 2013: 8%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 6

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $2,620