Agency Rankings by Category

Work–Life Balance

The Work–Life Balance category measures the extent to which employees consider their workloads reasonable and feasible, and managers support a balance between work and life.

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Rank Agency 2016 2015 Change (2015‑16)
1 Federal Labor Relations Authority 81.7 79.4 2.3 
2 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 81.2 84.8 -3.6 
3 National Endowment for the Arts 78.1 67.1 11.0 
4 Surface Transportation Board 77.1 79.0 -1.9 
5 Federal Housing Finance Agency 74.6 70.8 3.8 
6 U.S. International Trade Commission 74.3 74.4 -0.1 
7 Farm Credit Administration 72.9 72.8 0.1 
8 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 70.9 73.3 -2.4 
8 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 70.9 67.2 3.7 
10 Federal Maritime Commission 70.6 63.6 7.0 
11 Consumer Product Safety Commission 70.3 65.9 4.4 
12 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 69.1 76.0 -6.9 
13 National Transportation Safety Board 67.2 66.0 1.2 
14 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 66.7 67.0 -0.3 
15 National Gallery of Art 66.5 64.5 2.0 
16 Export-Import Bank of the United States 66.4 65.7 0.7 
17 National Endowment for the Humanities 65.5 73.8 -8.3 
18 Office of Special Counsel 65.0 57.9 7.1 
19 Merit Systems Protection Board 63.8 69.0 -5.2 
20 Millennium Challenge Corporation 63.6 54.3 9.3 
21 Office of Management and Budget 63.3 58.5 4.8 
22 Railroad Retirement Board 62.4 66.3 -3.9 
23 Corporation for National and Community Service 61.5 63.2 -1.7 
24 Federal Election Commission 60.4 66.7 -6.3 
25 Selective Service System 59.9 67.8 -7.9 
26 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 58.7 53.1 5.6 
27 International Boundary and Water Commission 58.2 50.5 7.7 
28 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 38.2 39.8 -1.6 
Congressional Budget Office 0.0 

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