Agency Rankings by Demographic


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 86.1 86.8 -0.70 
2 Department of Commerce 83.1 81.6 1.50 
3 Environmental Protection Agency 80.8 78.6 2.20 
4 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 80.3 79.3 1.00 
4 Department of the Treasury 80.3 79.8 0.50 
6 Department of Health and Human Services 78.9 79.1 -0.20 
7 Department of Labor 78.5 78.4 0.10 
8 Department of Transportation 78.1 75.8 2.30 
9 Department of Agriculture 77.1 76.3 0.80 
10 Department of the Air Force 75.9 74.1 1.80 
11 Social Security Administration 75.8 71.0 4.80 
12 Department of the Interior 73.1 72.5 0.60 
13 Department of the Navy 72.9 73.6 -0.70 
14 Department of Justice 72.6 70.7 1.90 
15 Department of the Army 72.1 73.0 -0.90 
16 Department of Homeland Security 71.2 70.7 0.50 
17 Department of State 70.9 74.5 -3.60 
18 Department of Veterans Affairs 70.0 68.8 1.20 
Intelligence Community 0.00 
Not all agencies have data for demographic groups, due to small sample sizes.

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