Agency Rankings by Category

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

The Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement category measures the extent to which employees feel they are rewarded and promoted in a fair and timely manner for their performance and innovative contributions to their workplaces.

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Rank Agency 2016 2015 Change (2015‑16)
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 64.1 62.0 2.1 
2 Intelligence Community 52.1 52.3 -0.2 
3 Department of Commerce 51.2 49.9 1.3 
4 Department of Health and Human Services 49.6 47.5 2.1 
4 Department of State 49.6 49.6 0.0 
6 Department of Labor 47.8 45.0 2.8 
7 Department of Justice 45.9 46.6 -0.7 
8 Department of Agriculture 45.4 43.0 2.4 
9 Department of the Air Force 45.1 45.7 -0.6 
9 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 45.1 44.3 0.8 
11 Department of the Treasury 44.9 44.3 0.6 
12 Department of the Interior 44.7 43.1 1.6 
13 Department of the Navy 44.6 43.7 0.9 
14 Department of Transportation 44.1 43.0 1.1 
15 Department of the Army 43.4 42.4 1.0 
16 Social Security Administration 43.2 44.5 -1.3 
17 Department of Veterans Affairs 40.2 38.7 1.5 
18 Department of Homeland Security 33.4 30.7 2.7 

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Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

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