Agency Rankings by Demographic

Black or African-American


The scores by demographic show the Best Places to Work index scores according to a given demographic group. The index scores measure the performance of agencies and agency subcomponents related to employee satisfaction and commitment.


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

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 2014 2013 Change
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 76.3 76.8 -0.50 
2 Department of State 71.2 68.1 3.10 
3 Department of Commerce 71.0 73.3 -2.30 
4 Department of Justice 68.4 70.9 -2.50 
5 Social Security Administration 67.7 67.8 -0.10 
6 Department of Transportation 64.7 68.4 -3.70 
7 Department of Health and Human Services 64.6 66.0 -1.40 
8 Department of the Treasury 64.0 64.9 -0.90 
9 Department of the Air Force 63.8 60.3 3.50 
10 Department of Agriculture 63.3 61.3 2.00 
11 Department of the Navy 63.0 63.5 -0.50 
12 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 62.1 63.0 -0.90 
13 Department of Veterans Affairs 61.3 63.3 -2.00 
14 Department of the Army 61.1 62.3 -1.20 
15 Environmental Protection Agency 59.0 64.4 -5.40 
16 Department of the Interior 54.3 56.1 -1.80 
17 Department of Labor 52.6 52.6 0.00 
18 Department of Homeland Security 49.9 54.3 -4.40 
Intelligence Community 0.00 
Not all agencies have data for demographic groups, due to small sample sizes.

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