Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 29

Monsanto

St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]
http://www.monsanto.com
http://www.monsanto.com/careers

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this biotechnology company in St. Louis have good visibility into how their efforts make a difference for the company, which regularly shows its gratitude to workers through an array of individual and team recognition programs. Monsanto offers a yearlong development program designed to help high-potential IT leaders enhance their leadership and interpersonal skills.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 18

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 10,205

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 626

IT employee turnover in 2011: 18%

IT promotions in 2011: 8%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,471

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 36%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 37%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 36%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 27%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 17%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 30%