Agency Rankings by Category

Employee Skills–Mission Match

The Employee Skill–Mission Match category measures the extent to which employees feel that their skills and talents are used effectively. Furthermore, it assesses the level to which employees get satisfaction from their work and understand how their jobs are relevant to the organizational mission.

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Rank Agency 2017 2016 Change (2016‑17)
1 Office of Inspector General (TVA) (OIG), Tennessee Valley Authority 89.6 94.1 -4.5 
2 Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 87.3 86.1 1.2 
3 Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD), Department of Justice 86.6 89.0 -2.4 
4 National Enforcement Program (SEC), Securities and Exchange Commission 85.9 83.2 2.7 
5 Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 85.7 83.9 1.8 
6 Langley Research Center (LARC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 85.4 82.9 2.5 
7 Kennedy Space Center (KSC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 85.3 82.2 3.1 
8 Johnson Space Center (JSC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 85.2 84.7 0.5 
9 Ames Research Center (ARC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 84.9 84.6 0.3 
10 Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and U.S. Attorneys' Office (EOUSA), Department of Justice 84.5 84.1 0.4 
11 Civil Division, Department of Justice 84.4 82.8 1.6 
12 Headquarters (NASA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 84.3 82.8 1.5 
13 National Examination Program, Securities and Exchange Commission 84.2 82.0 2.2 
14 Glenn Research Center (GRC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 83.6 80.9 2.7 
15 National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services 83.3 81.4 1.9 
16 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), Department of the Treasury 83.1 81.9 1.2 
17 Region 1 - New England (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 82.8 81.3 1.5 
18 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation 82.5 82.8 -0.3 
19 Region 3 - Mid-Atlantic (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 82.3 80.3 2.0 
20 Rural Development (RD), Department of Agriculture 82.2 79.9 2.3 
21 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Department of Commerce 82.1 80.7 1.4 
22 Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration 82.0 0.0 
23 Office of the Solicitor (SOL), Department of Labor 81.9 82.5 -0.6 
24 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Department of Justice 81.8 79.8 2.0 
25 Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), General Services Administration 81.7 78.7 3.0 
26 Office of Inspector General (OIG), Department of Health and Human Services 81.6 79.9 1.7 
27 Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security 81.4 79.0 2.4 
28 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Department of Labor 81.3 80.9 0.4 
28 Region 4 - Southeast (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 81.3 81.7 -0.4 
28 United States Coast Guard (USCG), Department of Homeland Security 81.3 80.5 0.8 
31 Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Department of Homeland Security 81.2 81.7 -0.5 
31 Indian Health Service (IHS), Department of Health and Human Services 81.2 80.6 0.6 
33 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services 81.1 80.2 0.9 
33 Region 6 - South Central (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 81.1 79.8 1.3 
33 Region 9 - Pacific Southwest (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 81.1 78.6 2.5 
36 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Department of the Interior 81.0 79.5 1.5 
37 Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health and Human Services 80.9 79.4 1.5 
37 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services 80.9 76.9 4.0 
39 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Department of the Interior 80.8 75.0 5.8 
39 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Labor 80.8 79.5 1.3 
39 Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Department of Labor 80.8 80.3 0.5 
42 Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), Department of Defense 80.7 77.7 3.0 
43 National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Department of Energy 80.5 77.8 2.7 
44 U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), Department of the Army 80.3 77.9 2.4 
45 U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (ASC), Department of the Army 80.2 77.0 3.2 
46 U.S. Army Civilian Human Resources Agency, Department of the Army 80.1 0.0 
46 U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), Department of the Army 80.1 78.0 2.1 
48 Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Department of Justice 79.9 76.3 3.6 
48 Departmental Management (DA), Department of Agriculture 79.9 77.8 2.1 
48 HQDA Field Operating Agencies and Staff Support Agencies, Department of the Army 79.9 78.3 1.6 
51 Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS), Department of the Navy 79.8 76.7 3.1 
51 Power Marketing Administrations (PMA), Department of Energy 79.8 79.0 0.8 
51 Region 5 (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 79.8 75.3 4.5 
51 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Department of the Army 79.8 77.6 2.2 
55 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Department of Labor 79.7 77.4 2.3 
55 Naval Medical Command (NAVMEDCOM), Department of the Navy 79.7 79.2 0.5 
55 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Department of the Treasury 79.7 76.6 3.1 
58 Air Combat Command (ACC), Department of the Air Force 79.6 79.3 0.3 
58 Air Education and Training Command (ATC), Department of the Air Force 79.6 79.4 0.2 
58 Office of Research and Development (ORD), Environmental Protection Agency 79.6 76.0 3.6 
58 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Department of the Interior 79.6 78.1 1.5 
62 U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), Department of the Army 79.5 78.6 0.9 
62 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), Department of Commerce 79.5 81.0 -1.5 
64 Air Mobility Command (AMC), Department of the Air Force 79.3 79.3 0.0 
64 Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Department of the Navy 79.3 78.4 0.9 
66 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation 79.2 77.5 1.7 
67 Food Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNS), Department of Agriculture 79.1 78.9 0.2 
68 Office of General Counsel (OGC), Department of Housing and Urban Development 79.0 74.7 4.3 
68 Public Buildings Service (PBS), General Services Administration 79.0 76.2 2.8 
70 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Department of the Army 78.8 78.9 -0.1 
71 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Department of the Interior 78.7 78.8 -0.1 
71 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services 78.7 77.5 1.2 
71 Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), Department of Housing and Urban Development 78.7 75.8 2.9 
71 U.S. Pacific Fleet - Commander In Chief (COMPACFLT), Department of the Navy 78.7 0.0 
75 U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMA), Department of the Army 78.6 75.4 3.2 
76 Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), Department of the Navy 78.5 74.6 3.9 
77 Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), Department of the Interior 78.4 77.2 1.2 
78 Deputy Commissioner for Budget Finance Quality Management, Social Security Administration 78.3 0.0 
78 Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Social Security Administration 78.3 0.0 
78 Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Department of Labor 78.3 74.7 3.6 
78 Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Department of Agriculture 78.3 72.1 6.2 
82 Global Strike Command (AFGSC), Department of the Air Force 78.1 78.2 -0.1 
82 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce 78.1 78.3 -0.2 
84 Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of the Interior 78.0 77.2 0.8 
85 Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Department of the Treasury 77.8 75.2 2.6 
85 Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS), Department of the Treasury 77.8 75.1 2.7 
85 National Background Investigations Bureau (FISD), Office of Personnel Management 77.8 79.0 -1.2 
88 Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Department of the Navy 77.7 77.3 0.4 
89 Region 2 (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 77.6 76.4 1.2 
90 Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services 77.5 76.7 0.8 
90 Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), Department of Labor 77.5 78.5 -1.0 
90 U.S. Atlantic Fleet - Commander In Chief (COMLANTFLT), Department of the Navy 77.5 0.0 
90 U.S. Census Bureau (Census), Department of Commerce 77.5 74.4 3.1 
94 Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs 77.4 78.1 -0.7 
95 National Park Service (NPS), Department of the Interior 77.3 75.2 2.1 
96 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice 77.0 78.0 -1.0 
96 International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce 77.0 76.2 0.8 
96 Marine Corps (USMC), Department of the Navy 77.0 74.5 2.5 
99 Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education 76.9 76.6 0.3 
99 Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), Department of the Navy 76.9 0.0 
101 U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Department of Justice 76.8 77.5 -0.7 
102 Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Department of the Interior 76.7 74.9 1.8 
103 Under Secretary for Management and Performance, Department of Energy 76.6 75.0 1.6 
104 Office of Housing (FHA), Department of Housing and Urban Development 76.5 72.8 3.7 
104 U.S. Trustees Program (USTP), Department of Justice 76.5 74.8 1.7 
106 Office of the Inspector General (USPS), United States Postal Service 76.4 0.0 
107 Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Department of Defense 76.3 76.5 -0.2 
108 Deputy Commissioner for Disability Adjudication and Review, Social Security Administration 75.8 0.0 
108 Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services 75.8 72.7 3.1 
110 Defense Health Agency (DHA), Department of Defense 75.7 75.6 0.1 
110 Under Secretary for Science and Energy, Department of Energy 75.7 74.6 1.1 
112 U.S. Mint (USM), Department of the Treasury 75.6 73.2 2.4 
113 Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), Environmental Protection Agency 75.5 72.1 3.4 
114 Headquarters - Air Force Reserve Command (HQ AFRES), Department of the Air Force 75.4 74.8 0.6 
114 Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Department of the Navy 75.4 73.4 2.0 
114 Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Department of Housing and Urban Development 75.4 72.5 2.9 
117 Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Department of the Air Force 75.3 73.6 1.7 
117 Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Department of the Interior 75.3 73.5 1.8 
117 Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Department of Defense 75.3 73.1 2.2 
117 Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), Department of Labor 75.3 74.5 0.8 
121 Joint Chiefs of Staff, Department of Defense 75.2 68.7 6.5 
121 Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Department of Defense 75.2 74.8 0.4 
123 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security 75.0 71.9 3.1 
124 Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), Department of Defense 74.9 73.9 1.0 
125 Commander - Navy Installations (CNI), Department of the Navy 74.8 73.6 1.2 
125 Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), Department of Defense 74.8 73.0 1.8 
127 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs 74.6 75.6 -1.0 
128 Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Defense 74.5 71.6 2.9 
128 Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Energy 74.5 75.5 -1.0 
130 Assistant for Administration, Department of the Navy 74.4 76.1 -1.7 
130 Defense Commissary Agency (DECA), Department of Defense 74.4 76.6 -2.2 
132 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of the Treasury 74.3 73.5 0.8 
132 Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), Environmental Protection Agency 74.3 77.3 -3.0 
134 Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), Department of the Air Force 74.2 74.6 -0.4 
134 Management Directorate (MGMT), Department of Homeland Security 74.2 72.0 2.2 
136 Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), Environmental Protection Agency 74.0 75.2 -1.2 
137 U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), Department of the Army 73.7 71.2 2.5 
138 Central Office (VACO), Department of Veterans Affairs 73.6 72.6 1.0 
139 Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Department of Defense 73.2 70.5 2.7 
140 Departmental Offices (DO), Department of the Treasury 73.0 74.5 -1.5 
140 Office of Water (OW), Environmental Protection Agency 73.0 72.8 0.2 
142 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security 72.7 64.0 8.7 
143 U.S. Army Cyber Command/2nd Army, Department of the Army 71.2 0.0 
144 Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), Department of Justice 71.0 73.9 -2.9 
145 Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security 70.5 65.8 4.7 
146 National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security 70.3 67.5 2.8 
147 Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Department of Education 69.8 71.6 -1.8 
148 Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security 67.9 66.1 1.8 
149 United States Secret Service (USSS), Department of Homeland Security 65.4 65.2 0.2 

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