Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 21, Large

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Atlanta, Ga. [South Atlantic]
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Why you want to work there

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta cares for its tech workers professionally and personally. The provider of pediatric medical services offers a wide range of career development courses and workshops. Employees can use the organization's individualized Professional Portfolio tool to help them assess their strengths and the areas in which they need improvement. They can also use the tool to showcase their expertise and accomplishments. Leadership encourages employees to seek certifications. Children's Healthcare offers organizationwide wellness initiatives, and the IT department has a wellness committee dedicated to planning events like obstacle course adventure walks and on-site yoga sessions.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 9,714

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 331

IT employee turnover in 2015: 10%

IT promotions in 2015: 12%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $879

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 17

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 26

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 80%