Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 23, Midsize

Securian Financial Group

St. Paul, Minn. [North Central]

Why you want to work there

A robust entry-level hiring program, generous internal and external training opportunities and well-defined career paths make this financial services company and insurer attractive to IT professionals looking to grow their careers. Flextime, part-time and telework arrangements, along with on-site child care, help employees deal with family responsibilities and other personal demands. In addition to offering a 401(k) investment plan, the St. Paul, Minn.-based firm provides employees with a defined benefit retirement plan, a rarity in today's marketplace.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 2,558

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 435

IT employee turnover in 2013: 7%

IT promotions in 2013: 12%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $1,953