Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 95

American Water

Voorhees, N.J. [Middle Atlantic]
http://www.amwater.com
http://www.amwater.com/careers/

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this water and wastewater utility company in Voorhees, N.J., are given opportunities to transfer to other positions or locations across the country, as well as to grow in their current roles. Plus, the company offers training opportunities that include courses focusing on technical areas and soft skills such as leadership and communication. Work/life balance initiatives include alternate work schedules and the ability to work from home.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 31

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 7,113

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 224

IT employee turnover in 2011: 8%

IT promotions in 2011: 6%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,786

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 24%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 21%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 25%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 14%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 14%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 15%