Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 23, Large

Erickson Living

Baltimore, Md. [South Atlantic]
Erickson Living LLC

Why you want to work there

The benefits offered by Erickson Living, a Baltimore-based developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, are designed to help employees live better lives. The company has a wellness program called Take Charge of Your Well-Being, whose purpose is to give people tools that help them focus on their physical, mental, financial and social well-being. The Take Charge program's activities include opportunities for workers to participate in charitable projects, either by donating goods or volunteering their time -- Erickson allows employees to take up to 40 hours of paid time off for volunteer activities. The company also promotes work/life balance by offering flexible work schedules, telecommuting options and an innovative, team-based work environment.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 14,289

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 128

IT employee turnover in 2015: 9%

IT promotions in 2015: 9%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 7

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $2,813

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 21

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 31

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 73%