Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 59

Cerner Corp.

Kansas City, Mo. [North Central]
http://www.Cerner.com
http://www.CernerCareers.com

Why you want to work there

This Kansas City, Mo.-based provider of clinical and administrative IT systems to the healthcare industry strives to promote a healthy work/life balance and a sense of community for all its workers. The company fitness facility is free to all employees and offers an indoor pool, a cardio room, a gymnasium, a weight-lifting area, personal trainers, racquetball courts, pingpong tables and exercise classes. The facility also includes a primary care clinic, exclusively for employees and their dependents.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 18

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 8,184

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 358

IT employee turnover in 2011: 11%

IT promotions in 2011: 24%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,600

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 17%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 22%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 16%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 13%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 12%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 13%