Agency Rankings by Demographic

Senior Executive Service (SES)


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 94.3 92.1 2.20 
2 Department of Labor 92.3 81.9 10.40 
3 Department of State 89.0 86.3 2.70 
4 Environmental Protection Agency 85.5 78.4 7.10 
5 Department of Agriculture 84.9 85.6 -0.70 
6 Department of Health and Human Services 84.2 83.0 1.20 
7 Department of Commerce 83.1 79.3 3.80 
7 Department of Justice 83.1 85.8 -2.70 
9 Department of Transportation 82.3 82.4 -0.10 
10 Department of the Interior 82.1 73.2 8.90 
11 Department of the Treasury 81.2 79.2 2.00 
12 Department of the Army 80.1 78.9 1.20 
13 Department of the Navy 79.3 78.3 1.00 
14 Department of the Air Force 77.4 74.2 3.20 
14 Department of Homeland Security 77.4 81.0 -3.60 
16 Social Security Administration 76.6 81.0 -4.40 
17 Department of Veterans Affairs 72.1 70.7 1.40 
18 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 69.6 72.3 -2.70 
Intelligence Community 0.00 
Not all agencies have data for demographic groups, due to small sample sizes.

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