Best Places to Work in IT 2011 Employer Profile

No. 87

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Inc.

Tampa, Fla. [South Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Moffitt, one of the National Cancer Institute's elite Comprehensive Cancer Centers, lets all of its employees develop their own working arrangements and schedules. Options include working from home, taking advantage of flextime, job sharing and more. The newly created Knowledge Management Services department has a renewed focus on helping employees develop technical skills and now offers customized Web-based training, third-party training and a Web-based training and orientation program for new employees. Hard-to-beat benefits The benefits package includes onsite child care, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability coverage, prepaid tuition assistance, a pension plan, a 403(b) plan and parental leave. Moffitt has also added a free onsite healthcare service for employees. Same-day appointments are generally available, and no co-pay is required. Clinicians offer evaluation and treatment of minor illnesses, monitoring of chronic conditions and counseling; they can also write prescriptions. If an employee participates in the company health plan, any lab test ordered by the clinic can be handled there at no cost to the employee.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 29

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 4,197

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 169

IT employee turnover in 2010: 12%

IT promotions in 2010: 12%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2010: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2010: $3,982

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 41%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 38%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 39%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 39%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 34%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 37%