Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 81

Paychex Inc.

Rochester, N.Y. [Middle Atlantic]
http://www.paychex.com
http://www.paychex.com/careers

Why you want to work there

Benefits are best described as robust at this payroll accounting firm in Rochester, N.Y. IT employees receive training to stay abreast of new technologies, get tuition reimbursement to continue their educations, and are encouraged to pursue professional development by attending conferences and joining professional organizations. They're also engaged in the company's Active Health wellness program, in which they participate in walk/run events and the company's annual eight-week "Eat Well, Live Well" challenge.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 44

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 12,444

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,042

IT employee turnover in 2011: 5%

IT promotions in 2011: 15%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 17

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,215

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 36%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 36%

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

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 9%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 4%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 10%