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 2017 2016 Change (2016‑17)
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 66.4 64.1 2.3 
2 Department of Health and Human Services 53.2 49.6 3.6 
3 Department of Commerce 53.0 51.2 1.8 
4 Intelligence Community 52.5 52.1 0.4 
5 Department of State 50.9 49.6 1.3 
6 Department of Labor 48.9 47.8 1.1 
7 Department of the Navy 48.2 44.6 3.6 
8 Department of Agriculture 47.4 45.4 2.0 
8 Department of the Interior 47.4 44.7 2.7 
10 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 47.0 45.1 1.9 
11 Department of the Army 46.9 43.4 3.5 
12 Department of the Air Force 46.8 45.1 1.7 
12 Department of the Treasury 46.8 44.9 1.9 
14 Department of Transportation 46.4 44.1 2.3 
15 Department of Justice 45.4 45.9 -0.5 
16 Social Security Administration 42.9 43.2 -0.3 
17 Department of Veterans Affairs 39.6 40.2 -0.6 
18 Department of Homeland Security 37.5 33.4 4.1 

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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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