Best Places to Work in Information Technology

it-information-technology-jobsAccording to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to grow 17 percent during the 2008-'18 decade, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected to be the fastest in computer systems design establishments, software publishing firms, data processing and hosting companies, management, scientific, and technical consulting services, and health care organizations.

Wages for computer and information systems managers vary by specialty and level of responsibility, with the middle 50 percent earning between $88,240 and $141,890.

So where are the best places to work in IT? According to Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT 2010 Survey the top five companies are:


1. USAA

Industry: Financial services

Based in: San Antonio, Texas

Hiring now: USAA Jobs


2. Booz Allen Hamilton

Industry: Global consulting

Based in: McLean, Va.

Hiring now: Booz Allen Hamilton Jobs


3. JM Family

Industry: Automotive

Based in: Deerfield Beach, Fla.

Hiring now: JM Family Jobs


4. General Mills

Industry: Food

Based in: Minneapolis

Hiring now: General Mills Jobs


5. University of Pennsylvania

Industry: Education

Based in: Philadelphia, Pa.

Hiring now: University of Pennsylvania Jobs


Also of note:

SAS Instituteand Gentech get high scores for their exceptional benefits.

Verizon and Salesforce.com are commended for their training programs.

Corning and Quicken Loans boast some of the best career-development programs.

-- View the entire top 100 Best Places to Work in IT.

Next: What to Expect with an Entry Level IT Job >>


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Anne

Wow, two people fell for that.

October 11 2010 at 2:59 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
someuser101

If you live in Vegas and need a job in Information Technology, or you would like to have a career in IT but you don't have experience or money for college, shoot me an email.

July 05 2010 at 11:44 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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Dorothy Barnes

Saw your comment and I would like to have a career in IT. I don't have much experience, but I do have a degree and some IT training. I would like to move to the West coast. What can I do?

July 06 2010 at 11:11 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Mike

Hello,

I have my Associates in Business/IT and now I will be acquiring my Bachelor's Degree in IT/ISS (Information System Security)

I will be going for my Master's in IS but also have my A+ and Network+ Certificates. What types of jobs could I get if I moved out west?

July 06 2010 at 12:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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