Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 82

Baker Hughes Inc.

Houston, Texas [South Central]
http://www.bakerhughes.com
http://www.bakerhughes.com/careers

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this oil field services company in Houston are offered several ways to develop their careers. Choices include a competitive, projects-based talent program; a skills-building program that measures and recognizes progress and growth; and a planning program to help employees assess their skills and plot their career aspirations. The company earmarks 15% of its budget to put toward strategy and training programs.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 45

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 25,718

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 485

IT employee turnover in 2011: 12%

IT promotions in 2011: 5%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,546

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 34%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 25%

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

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 31%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 27%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 32%