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.

Show Survey Questions

Click on the links below to view an agency’s full report. Click on the column headings to sort by rank, agency name, score or change.

Rank Agency 2017 2016 Change (2016‑17)
1 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 86.0 81.2 4.8 
2 Farm Credit Administration 82.1 72.9 9.2 
3 National Endowment for the Arts 78.6 78.1 0.5 
4 Federal Housing Finance Agency 76.8 74.6 2.2 
5 U.S. International Trade Commission 73.5 74.3 -0.8 
6 Federal Labor Relations Authority 73.3 81.7 -8.4 
7 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 72.8 70.9 1.9 
8 Federal Maritime Commission 71.9 70.6 1.3 
9 Consumer Product Safety Commission 71.3 70.3 1.0 
10 National Endowment for the Humanities 71.2 65.5 5.7 
11 Merit Systems Protection Board 71.1 63.8 7.3 
12 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 69.3 70.9 -1.6 
13 Surface Transportation Board 69.0 77.1 -8.1 
14 Millennium Challenge Corporation 68.1 63.6 4.5 
15 Federal Election Commission 67.7 60.4 7.3 
16 National Transportation Safety Board 67.1 67.2 -0.1 
17 Corporation for National and Community Service 66.8 61.5 5.3 
17 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 66.8 69.1 -2.3 
19 Office of Management and Budget 66.7 63.3 3.4 
20 Export-Import Bank of the United States 66.0 66.4 -0.4 
21 National Gallery of Art 65.7 66.5 -0.8 
22 Office of Special Counsel 63.1 65.0 -1.9 
23 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 62.7 66.7 -4.0 
24 Railroad Retirement Board 62.3 62.4 -0.1 
25 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 60.5 58.7 1.8 
26 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 55.6 38.2 17.4 
27 Selective Service System 54.1 59.9 -5.8 
28 International Boundary and Water Commission 52.9 58.2 -5.3 

Category scores may not be available for agencies that do not participate in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Explain this.

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

No DataNo Change