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 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 71.0 63.7 7.3 
2 National Endowment for the Humanities 65.4 59.3 6.1 
3 National Endowment for the Arts 63.9 60.1 3.8 
4 Office of Management and Budget 62.8 62.9 -0.1 
5 Office of Special Counsel 61.3 56.2 5.1 
6 U.S. International Trade Commission 60.7 56.8 3.9 
7 Farm Credit Administration 60.4 55.6 4.8 
8 Federal Labor Relations Authority 59.5 68.1 -8.6 
9 Federal Maritime Commission 58.1 56.2 1.9 
10 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 57.7 64.1 -6.4 
11 National Transportation Safety Board 56.6 52.9 3.7 
12 Surface Transportation Board 55.9 56.6 -0.7 
13 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 55.4 49.4 6.0 
14 Millennium Challenge Corporation 54.6 45.0 9.6 
14 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 54.6 50.3 4.3 
16 Consumer Product Safety Commission 52.0 48.2 3.8 
17 Merit Systems Protection Board 51.6 50.9 0.7 
18 Corporation for National and Community Service 51.5 45.2 6.3 
19 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 50.9 56.2 -5.3 
20 Railroad Retirement Board 49.4 47.2 2.2 
21 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 48.4 52.3 -3.9 
22 Federal Housing Finance Agency 47.9 47.8 0.1 
23 National Gallery of Art 46.8 44.0 2.8 
24 Export-Import Bank of the United States 43.7 44.3 -0.6 
25 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 41.4 40.8 0.6 
25 International Boundary and Water Commission 41.4 47.5 -6.1 
27 Federal Election Commission 40.3 32.5 7.8 
28 Selective Service System 37.3 44.3 -7.0 

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

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