100 Best Places to Work in IT 2011: Employee Scorecard

What's the key to job satisfaction for IT employees at Best Places?

What's most important about your job?

Working in an enjoyable environment


Being fairly compensated for the work I do


Having access to training and opportunities that further my skills


Having the means and opportunity to further my career


Working in a challenging environment


Being able to work with cutting-edge technology


How do you rate job satisfaction factors?

  • 78% are very satisfied or satisfied with their company's profit sharing or employee stock ownership plans
  • 75% are very satisfied or satisfied with their flexible hours
  • 74% are very satisfied or satisfied with their health benefits
  • 73% are very satisfied or satisfied with their base salary
  • 60% are very satisfied or satisfied with their bonuses

What is the best benefit?

Paid vacation


Health insurance


Profit sharing/employee stock-ownership program/401(k)/403b plan




Flexible hours




How do you rate IT department morale?



Very good








How do you rate workplace stress level?

Very stressful




Somewhat stressful


Not very stressful


Not at all stressful


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