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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 2017 2016 Change (2016‑17)
1 Office of Inspector General (TVA) (OIG), Tennessee Valley Authority 92.8 88.8 4.0 
2 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), Department of the Treasury 79.0 78.1 0.9 
3 Kennedy Space Center (KSC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 77.0 73.7 3.3 
4 Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 76.9 75.4 1.5 
5 Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), Department of Defense 76.7 74.6 2.1 
6 Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD), Department of Justice 76.3 76.8 -0.5 
7 National Examination Program, Securities and Exchange Commission 76.2 72.7 3.5 
8 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Department of the Interior 75.5 70.8 4.7 
9 Civil Division, Department of Justice 75.1 72.1 3.0 
10 Office of Inspector General (OIG), Department of Health and Human Services 74.9 70.9 4.0 
11 Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), General Services Administration 74.5 73.2 1.3 
12 Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 74.1 72.0 2.1 
13 Johnson Space Center (JSC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 73.7 71.0 2.7 
14 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services 73.3 66.5 6.8 
15 Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS), Department of the Treasury 72.9 67.7 5.2 
16 Headquarters (NASA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 72.3 71.9 0.4 
17 Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Department of the Interior 72.0 69.1 2.9 
17 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation 72.0 71.3 0.7 
19 Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security 71.3 69.0 2.3 
20 Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), Department of the Navy 71.2 0.0 
21 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Department of Labor 71.1 70.9 0.2 
22 Glenn Research Center (GRC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 70.6 67.2 3.4 
23 National Enforcement Program (SEC), Securities and Exchange Commission 70.4 69.8 0.6 
24 Langley Research Center (LARC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 70.2 68.8 1.4 
25 Region 3 - Mid-Atlantic (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 70.0 66.2 3.8 
26 National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services 69.7 68.0 1.7 
27 Office of General Counsel (OGC), Department of Housing and Urban Development 69.6 69.1 0.5 
27 Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Energy 69.6 66.3 3.3 
29 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services 69.4 66.8 2.6 
30 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Department of Justice 69.1 67.0 2.1 
31 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services 69.0 68.1 0.9 
31 Region 4 - Southeast (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 69.0 67.4 1.6 
33 Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), Department of Defense 68.9 65.4 3.5 
34 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Department of the Treasury 68.7 66.8 1.9 
34 Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Defense 68.7 66.4 2.3 
36 Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Department of the Treasury 68.6 66.0 2.6 
37 Deputy Commissioner for Budget Finance Quality Management, Social Security Administration 68.0 0.0 
37 Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health and Human Services 68.0 66.5 1.5 
37 Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration 68.0 0.0 
40 Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Department of Defense 67.9 65.7 2.2 
41 HQDA Field Operating Agencies and Staff Support Agencies, Department of the Army 67.8 62.7 5.1 
41 Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of the Interior 67.8 66.2 1.6 
43 Food Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNS), Department of Agriculture 67.5 63.1 4.4 
44 Public Buildings Service (PBS), General Services Administration 67.4 63.2 4.2 
44 U.S. Mint (USM), Department of the Treasury 67.4 66.4 1.0 
44 Under Secretary for Science and Energy, Department of Energy 67.4 65.7 1.7 
47 Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), Department of Labor 67.1 71.8 -4.7 
47 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Department of Commerce 67.1 66.0 1.1 
49 Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), Department of the Navy 66.6 61.1 5.5 
50 Under Secretary for Management and Performance, Department of Energy 66.4 65.7 0.7 
51 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Department of Labor 66.3 70.4 -4.1 
51 National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Department of Energy 66.3 64.3 2.0 
53 Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), Department of the Interior 66.2 65.0 1.2 
53 National Background Investigations Bureau (FISD), Office of Personnel Management 66.2 68.0 -1.8 
55 Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Department of Homeland Security 66.1 65.2 0.9 
56 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), Department of Commerce 65.8 69.8 -4.0 
57 Joint Chiefs of Staff, Department of Defense 65.7 60.7 5.0 
58 Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and U.S. Attorneys' Office (EOUSA), Department of Justice 65.6 66.0 -0.4 
58 Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Department of Agriculture 65.6 59.7 5.9 
60 Air Education and Training Command (ATC), Department of the Air Force 65.5 63.1 2.4 
60 United States Coast Guard (USCG), Department of Homeland Security 65.5 66.1 -0.6 
62 U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Department of Justice 65.4 66.4 -1.0 
63 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Department of the Army 65.2 62.9 2.3 
64 Power Marketing Administrations (PMA), Department of Energy 65.1 63.1 2.0 
65 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice 65.0 65.5 -0.5 
66 Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education 64.9 64.6 0.3 
67 Ames Research Center (ARC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration 64.8 66.1 -1.3 
67 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Department of the Army 64.8 64.8 0.0 
69 Departmental Management (DA), Department of Agriculture 64.7 61.7 3.0 
70 Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Department of the Navy 64.6 61.5 3.1 
70 Region 5 (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 64.6 60.3 4.3 
70 U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (ASC), Department of the Army 64.6 65.3 -0.7 
73 Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), Department of Defense 64.5 63.1 1.4 
73 Office of the Solicitor (SOL), Department of Labor 64.5 63.1 1.4 
73 Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Department of Labor 64.5 61.1 3.4 
76 Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Department of Defense 64.3 63.7 0.6 
76 U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), Department of the Army 64.3 63.2 1.1 
76 U.S. Pacific Fleet - Commander In Chief (COMPACFLT), Department of the Navy 64.3 0.0 
79 Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Department of Justice 64.2 61.9 2.3 
79 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation 64.2 63.5 0.7 
81 Air Mobility Command (AMC), Department of the Air Force 63.7 63.7 0.0 
81 U.S. Census Bureau (Census), Department of Commerce 63.7 59.8 3.9 
83 Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), Environmental Protection Agency 63.6 61.6 2.0 
83 Region 1 - New England (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 63.6 63.5 0.1 
85 Air Combat Command (ACC), Department of the Air Force 63.5 63.5 0.0 
86 Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Department of the Navy 63.1 58.9 4.2 
87 Office of Housing (FHA), Department of Housing and Urban Development 62.7 59.8 2.9 
87 U.S. Trustees Program (USTP), Department of Justice 62.7 62.5 0.2 
89 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Department of the Interior 62.6 61.5 1.1 
90 Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services 62.5 58.1 4.4 
90 Office of Research and Development (ORD), Environmental Protection Agency 62.5 60.8 1.7 
92 Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS), Department of the Navy 62.3 61.9 0.4 
93 Region 6 - South Central (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 62.2 65.8 -3.6 
94 Region 2 (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 62.1 57.2 4.9 
95 Marine Corps (USMC), Department of the Navy 62.0 58.5 3.5 
96 Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Department of the Air Force 61.8 61.6 0.2 
97 Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Department of the Navy 61.7 60.5 1.2 
98 Assistant for Administration, Department of the Navy 61.4 61.8 -0.4 
99 U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), Department of the Army 61.3 58.8 2.5 
100 U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), Department of the Army 61.2 60.5 0.7 
101 U.S. Atlantic Fleet - Commander In Chief (COMLANTFLT), Department of the Navy 61.1 0.0 
102 Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), Department of the Air Force 61.0 56.6 4.4 
103 Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Department of Defense 60.9 60.8 0.1 
104 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of the Treasury 60.8 59.2 1.6 
105 Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Department of Housing and Urban Development 60.7 57.7 3.0 
106 Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Department of Defense 60.5 60.0 0.5 
107 Naval Medical Command (NAVMEDCOM), Department of the Navy 60.3 57.9 2.4 
107 Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services 60.3 56.9 3.4 
109 Rural Development (RD), Department of Agriculture 60.2 57.7 2.5 
109 U.S. Army Civilian Human Resources Agency, Department of the Army 60.2 0.0 
111 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security 60.0 57.4 2.6 
112 Central Office (VACO), Department of Veterans Affairs 59.9 58.0 1.9 
112 Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Department of Labor 59.9 56.2 3.7 
114 Global Strike Command (AFGSC), Department of the Air Force 59.4 59.2 0.2 
115 Commander - Navy Installations (CNI), Department of the Navy 59.2 52.0 7.2 
115 Indian Health Service (IHS), Department of Health and Human Services 59.2 56.3 2.9 
117 U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMA), Department of the Army 58.8 55.8 3.0 
118 Departmental Offices (DO), Department of the Treasury 58.7 59.9 -1.2 
118 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Labor 58.7 56.5 2.2 
118 U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), Department of the Army 58.7 57.1 1.6 
121 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce 58.2 57.7 0.5 
122 Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Social Security Administration 58.1 0.0 
123 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Department of the Interior 58.0 55.9 2.1 
124 Office of Water (OW), Environmental Protection Agency 57.9 54.1 3.8 
125 Defense Health Agency (DHA), Department of Defense 57.8 56.5 1.3 
126 Defense Commissary Agency (DECA), Department of Defense 57.7 57.6 0.1 
127 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Department of the Interior 57.6 57.3 0.3 
128 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs 57.5 61.6 -4.1 
129 Management Directorate (MGMT), Department of Homeland Security 57.4 55.7 1.7 
130 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security 56.2 55.0 1.2 
131 Deputy Commissioner for Disability Adjudication and Review, Social Security Administration 56.1 0.0 
131 Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs 56.1 56.0 0.1 
133 Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), Department of Housing and Urban Development 55.9 51.3 4.6 
134 Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), Department of Justice 55.7 61.0 -5.3 
135 Headquarters - Air Force Reserve Command (HQ AFRES), Department of the Air Force 55.2 53.5 1.7 
136 Region 9 - Pacific Southwest (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency 54.9 55.2 -0.3 
137 Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), Environmental Protection Agency 54.8 55.3 -0.5 
138 Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Department of the Interior 54.0 52.9 1.1 
139 Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security 53.8 51.7 2.1 
140 International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce 53.6 53.9 -0.3 
141 Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), Environmental Protection Agency 53.4 49.0 4.4 
142 Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), Department of Labor 53.2 56.5 -3.3 
143 National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security 52.2 52.3 -0.1 
144 Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security 50.9 45.1 5.8 
145 National Park Service (NPS), Department of the Interior 49.5 46.4 3.1 
146 U.S. Army Cyber Command/2nd Army, Department of the Army 48.6 0.0 
147 Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Department of Education 40.6 39.0 1.6 
148 United States Secret Service (USSS), Department of Homeland Security 38.8 37.1 1.7 

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