Best Places to Work in IT 2011 Employer Profile

No. 48

Intermountain Healthcare

Salt Lake City [Mountain]

Why you want to work there

This not-for-profit health system in Salt Lake City operates 20 hospitals, as well as home healthcare services, an air ambulance service, physicians practices and urgent-care clinics, counseling offices, rehabilitation centers and other healthcare ventures. The company follows four core values: Mutual respect, accountability, trust and excellence. Intermountain's benefits are top notch: A defined-benefit pension plan provides employees with monthly or lump-sum payments at termination or retirement based on earnings and years of service. The company pays the entire cost of the plan, and employees are vested after five years of service. Other incentives include promotions, in-grade increases, lump-sum payments, nonmonetary rewards and recognition, and raises for high performers.

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Rank by company size:
Large, No. 29

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 32,199

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 896

IT employee turnover in 2010: 4%

IT promotions in 2010: 9%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2010: 1

Training budget per IT employee in 2010: $1,740

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 24%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 21%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 26%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 10%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 4%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 12%