Agency Rankings by Demographic

Under 40


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%)

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Rank Agency 2014 2013 Change
1 Office of the General Counsel, FERC 93.1 0.00 
2 Federal Railroad Administration, DOT 88.2 84.7 3.50 
3 Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), Commerce 86.1 87.6 -1.50 
4 Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD), DOJ 84.5 80.2 4.30 
5 Stennis Space Center (SSC), NASA 84.3 92.1 -7.80 
6 Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), NASA 83.5 84.0 -0.50 
7 Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), NASA 81.9 82.4 -0.50 
8 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT 80.6 84.4 -3.80 
8 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury 80.6 82.9 -2.30 
10 Langley Research Center (LARC), NASA 78.9 80.8 -1.90 
11 Glenn Research Center (GRC), NASA 77.9 85.3 -7.40 
12 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, DOT 77.3 73.0 4.30 
13 Ames Research Center (ARC), NASA 77.1 75.0 2.10 
13 Office of the Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), Treasury 77.1 87.2 -10.10 
15 Office of Energy Market Regulation, FERC 77.0 76.7 0.30 
16 Tax Division, DOJ 76.9 77.9 -1.00 
17 Retirement Services, OPM 76.5 68.4 8.10 
18 Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, GSA 75.3 0.00 
19 Johnson Space Center (JSC), NASA 74.4 75.6 -1.20 
20 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS 73.5 0.00 
21 Region 8 - Denver, EPA 73.3 69.7 3.60 
22 Headquarters (HQ), NASA 72.6 68.9 3.70 
22 Armstrong Flight Research Center, NASA 72.6 70.8 1.80 
22 Kennedy Space Center (KSC), NASA 72.6 74.2 -1.60 
25 Office of Energy Projects, FERC 72.4 73.1 -0.70 
26 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS 72.3 76.3 -4.00 
27 Region 2 - New York, EPA 72.2 69.9 2.30 
28 Civil Rights Division, DOJ 72.0 74.0 -2.00 
28 Office of the Inspector General (OIG), OPM 72.0 80.5 -8.50 
30 Region 9 - San Francisco, EPA 71.8 76.8 -5.00 
31 Office of the Executive Director, FERC 71.4 80.4 -9.00 
32 Office of the Solicitor, DOL 71.3 74.9 -3.60 
33 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Commerce 71.1 69.4 1.70 
34 Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Treasury 70.3 79.8 -9.50 
35 Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Treasury 70.1 67.4 2.70 
36 Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), DOJ 69.5 74.0 -4.50 
36 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), DOJ 69.5 73.1 -3.60 
38 Civilian Career Training, Air Force 69.4 66.8 2.60 
38 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), DOI 69.4 71.1 -1.70 
40 Office of Enforcement, FERC 69.0 78.3 -9.30 
41 Region 3 - Philadelphia, EPA 68.9 81.4 -12.50 
42 Civil Division, DOJ 68.8 80.9 -12.10 
43 Federal Investigative Service (FISD), OPM 68.7 71.4 -2.70 
44 Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), GSA 68.6 68.9 -0.30 
45 Risk Management Agency (RMA), USDA 68.5 73.5 -5.00 
46 Office of the Inspector General (OIG), ED 68.3 71.7 -3.40 
47 Field Operating Offices of Office of the Secretary of the Army, Army 68.2 71.5 -3.30 
47 Employee Services, OPM 68.2 81.2 -13.00 
49 Office of the Inspector General (OIG), DOI 68.0 63.1 4.90 
50 Food and Drug Administration (FDA), HHS 67.4 71.1 -3.70 
50 Office of the Inspector General, VA 67.4 81.3 -13.90 
52 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), DOL 67.3 66.4 0.90 
53 Office of Naval Research (ONR), Navy 67.0 69.5 -2.50 
54 Power Marketing Administrations, DOE 66.8 67.8 -1.00 
55 Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), USDA 66.6 0.00 
56 National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS 66.5 69.3 -2.80 
57 Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce 66.2 65.3 0.90 
57 Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), DOE 66.2 75.7 -9.50 
59 National Cemetery Administration (NCA), VA 66.1 0.00 
60 Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, EPA 66.0 0.00 
60 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS 66.0 74.0 -8.00 
62 Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), GSA 65.9 74.3 -8.40 
63 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), DOL 65.7 64.1 1.60 
64 Missile Defense Agency, DOD 65.2 55.9 9.30 
65 Justice Management Division, DOJ 65.1 77.0 -11.90 
66 Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Treasury 64.9 64.9 0.00 
67 Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), DOD 64.8 65.2 -0.40 
67 Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF), DOJ 64.8 66.5 -1.70 
67 Office of the Inspector General, GSA 64.8 81.3 -16.50 
70 Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), DHS 64.7 73.5 -8.80 
71 U.S. Mint (USM), Treasury 64.6 60.9 3.70 
72 United States Coast Guard (USCG), DHS 64.1 69.2 -5.10 
72 Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), DHS 64.1 82.2 -18.10 
72 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), DOI 64.1 70.2 -6.10 
75 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce 64.0 62.6 1.40 
76 Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), DOI 63.9 58.7 5.20 
77 Region 5 - Chicago, EPA 63.8 67.1 -3.30 
77 Office of the Secretary, DOT 63.8 57.6 6.20 
79 U.S. Army, Europe, Army 63.5 45.3 18.20 
79 U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), DOJ 63.5 70.9 -7.40 
81 Public Buildings Service (PBS), GSA 63.0 67.6 -4.60 
82 Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), Navy 62.9 65.2 -2.30 
82 HR Solutions, OPM 62.9 68.6 -5.70 
84 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), USDA 62.8 55.6 7.20 
84 Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Treasury 62.8 0.00 
86 Office of the Chief Information Officer, GSA 62.7 0.00 
87 Office of Justice Programs (OJP), DOJ 62.3 56.5 5.80 
87 Veterans Employment and Training Services, DOL 62.3 0.00 
89 Criminal Division, DOJ 62.1 78.5 -16.40 
90 Federal Transit Administration, DOT 62.0 52.7 9.30 
91 Rural Development, USDA 61.7 53.0 8.70 
91 Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), DOD 61.7 56.6 5.10 
93 Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), DOD 61.6 59.6 2.00 
94 Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), DOD 61.4 66.5 -5.10 
94 Office of the Secretary, DOI 61.4 55.0 6.40 
96 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), DOJ 61.2 69.6 -8.40 
97 Office of Enforcement Compliance Assurance (OECA), EPA 61.1 0.00 
98 Departmental Offices, Treasury 61.0 64.9 -3.90 
99 Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System (BOP), DOJ 60.8 64.9 -4.10 
99 Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT 60.8 64.0 -3.20 
101 Federal Student Aid (FSA), ED 60.3 50.2 10.10 
102 Employee Benefits Security Administration (PWBA), DOL 60.2 63.3 -3.10 
103 U.S. Trustee Program (USTP), DOJ 60.1 62.9 -2.80 
104 Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Navy 60.0 61.5 -1.50 
105 Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA 59.9 65.8 -5.90 
106 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), DOL 59.8 59.6 0.20 
107 Office of Labor-Management Standards, DOL 59.7 55.1 4.60 
108 Global Strike Command, Air Force 59.6 0.00 
108 Bureau of the Census (Census), Commerce 59.6 67.4 -7.80 
110 Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA 59.5 66.3 -6.80 
111 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS 59.4 64.6 -5.20 
112 Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Air Force 59.3 0.00 
112 Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), Navy 59.3 57.2 2.10 
114 Office of the Chief Information Officer, OPM 59.1 61.3 -2.20 
115 Air Combat Command (ACC), Air Force 58.6 68.6 -10.00 
116 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Army 58.4 56.6 1.80 
117 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT 58.1 65.4 -7.30 
118 Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), DOD 58.0 53.5 4.50 
118 Office of the Chief Financial Officer, EPA 58.0 63.9 -5.90 
120 Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Navy 57.9 61.7 -3.80 
121 Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), USDA 57.8 60.2 -2.40 
121 Office of the Secretary, DOE 57.8 0.00 
121 Office of the Inspector General (OIG), DHS 57.8 56.9 0.90 
124 Food Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNS), USDA 57.7 0.00 
124 Farm Service Agency (FSA), USDA 57.7 60.6 -2.90 
124 Antitrust Division, DOJ 57.7 0.00 
127 Office of Administration and Resources Management (OARM), EPA 57.1 72.4 -15.30 
128 Office of the Inspector General (OIG), DOJ 57.0 50.6 6.40 
129 Bureau of Land Management (BLM), DOI 56.9 60.6 -3.70 
130 Office of the Secretary (HHS/OS), HHS 56.8 63.3 -6.50 
131 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury 56.7 60.4 -3.70 
132 U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Commander In Chief (COMLANTFLT), Navy 56.3 65.5 -9.20 
133 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, DOI 56.2 62.2 -6.00 
134 Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Navy 56.1 53.0 3.10 
135 U.S. Pacific Fleet, Commander In Chief (COMPACFLT), Navy 55.8 62.8 -7.00 
136 Wage and Hour Division, DOL 55.7 62.3 -6.60 
137 Headquarters Air Intelligence Agency (AIA), Air Force 55.2 43.7 11.50 
137 Space Command (AFSPC), Air Force 55.2 49.2 6.00 
137 Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER), EPA 55.2 59.8 -4.60 
137 Pretrial Services Agency, CSOSA 55.2 70.3 -15.10 
141 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, DOD 55.1 0.00 
142 Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), USDA 54.9 53.7 1.20 
143 Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), DOJ 54.2 0.00 
144 Headquarters, Air Force Reserve (HQ AFRES), Air Force 54.1 59.8 -5.70 
145 Air Education and Training Command (ATC), Air Force 53.4 46.9 6.50 
145 International Trade Administration (ITA), Commerce 53.4 47.6 5.80 
147 Veterans Health Administration (VHA), VA 53.3 63.2 -9.90 
148 National Park Service (NPS), DOI 53.0 56.7 -3.70 
149 Indian Health Service (HIS), HHS 52.7 56.7 -4.00 
150 Military Sealift Command (MSC), Navy 52.6 0.00 
151 Marine Corps (USMC), Navy 52.1 53.4 -1.30 
152 Forest Service (FS), USDA 51.9 50.2 1.70 
153 Office of the Solicitor, DOI 51.6 0.00 
154 Administration for Children and Families (ACF), HHS 51.3 59.7 -8.40 
155 Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Navy 51.2 53.4 -2.20 
156 Field, EEOC 50.9 0.00 
156 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), DOI 50.9 51.8 -0.90 
158 Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Air Force 50.8 55.6 -4.80 
159 Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA), USDA 50.2 0.00 
160 U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), Army 50.0 52.9 -2.90 
160 Headquarters, EEOC 50.0 0.00 
162 Air Mobility Command (AMC), Air Force 49.6 44.7 4.90 
163 Region 10 - Seattle, EPA 49.4 58.5 -9.10 
164 Under Secretary for Science and Energy, DOE 48.9 0.00 
165 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM), DOL 48.8 44.6 4.20 
166 Office of Research and Development (ORD), EPA 48.4 67.4 -19.00 
167 Assistant for Administration, Under Secretary of the Navy, Navy 48.0 53.2 -5.20 
168 Under Secretary for Management and Performance, DOE 47.7 0.00 
169 Naval Medical Command (NAVMEDCOM), Navy 47.6 59.6 -12.00 
169 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), VA 47.6 52.4 -4.80 
171 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Army 47.4 58.0 -10.60 
171 Community Supervision Program, CSOSA 47.4 46.3 1.10 
173 Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), USDA 47.3 52.3 -5.00 
173 Office of the General Counsel, HUD 47.3 43.0 4.30 
175 U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), Army 46.9 61.8 -14.90 
176 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), DHS 46.8 54.0 -7.20 
177 Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, DOI 46.4 62.5 -16.10 
178 Departmental Administration (DA), USDA 46.3 53.7 -7.40 
179 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), HHS 46.1 54.1 -8.00 
180 Central Office, VA 46.0 50.7 -4.70 
181 International Broadcasting Bureau, BBG 45.7 48.2 -2.50 
182 U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC), Army 45.6 43.8 1.80 
183 Field Operating Agencies of the Army Staff Resourced Through OA-22, Army 45.5 48.2 -2.70 
184 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT 45.4 56.5 -11.10 
185 Office of the Inspector General, DOL 45.2 0.00 
186 Office of Field Policy and Management, HUD 44.9 0.00 
187 Office of the Secretary, Commerce 44.7 58.4 -13.70 
188 U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), Army 44.3 53.1 -8.80 
189 Office for Civil Rights (OCR), ED 44.2 54.5 -10.30 
190 National Nuclear Security Administration, DOE 44.0 52.8 -8.80 
190 Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, ED 44.0 45.4 -1.40 
192 Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, DOL 43.9 39.3 4.60 
193 U.S. Army Installation Management Agency (IMA), Army 43.7 44.7 -1.00 
194 Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), Air Force 43.6 0.00 
195 U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), Army 43.5 57.7 -14.20 
196 Secret Service, DHS 43.0 54.6 -11.60 
197 Defense Commissary Agency (DECA), DOD 42.8 49.3 -6.50 
198 U.S. Army Netcom/9th Army Signal Command (NETCOM), Army 42.6 41.1 1.50 
198 Defense Threat Reduction Agency, DOD 42.6 49.7 -7.10 
200 Defense Human Resources Activity, DOD 42.5 54.7 -12.20 
201 Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, DOL 42.4 57.7 -15.30 
202 Bureau of Naval Personnel, Navy 41.9 0.00 
203 Employment and Training Administration (ETA), DOL 41.2 44.1 -2.90 
204 Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Navy 41.1 48.3 -7.20 
205 U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (ASC), Army 41.0 62.0 -21.00 
206 Customs and Border Protection (CBP), DHS 40.8 46.8 -6.00 
207 Office of the Secretary, DHS 40.2 51.6 -11.40 
208 Office of the Under Secretary for Science and Technology, DHS 39.6 39.0 0.60 
209 All Other Components, DOJ 38.8 58.9 -20.10 
210 National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS 38.7 35.3 3.40 
211 National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), USDA 38.0 46.2 -8.20 
212 TRICARE Management Activity, DOD 37.9 58.2 -20.30 
213 Office of the Inspector General, DOD 37.6 37.5 0.10 
213 Commander, Navy Installations (CNI), Navy 37.6 46.3 -8.70 
215 U.S. Air Forces, Europe (USAFE), Air Force 37.5 0.00 
216 Voice of America, BBG 36.8 49.0 -12.20 
217 Transportation Security Administration (TSA), DHS 36.1 44.7 -8.60 
218 Management Directorate, DHS 35.6 43.8 -8.20 
218 Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen), Treasury 35.6 37.2 -1.60 
220 Bureau of International Labor Affairs, DOL 35.0 0.00 
221 Office of Public and Indian Housing, HUD 34.6 37.1 -2.50 
222 U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), Army 33.8 46.4 -12.60 
223 Assistant Secretary for Housing, Federal Housing Commissioner (FHA), HUD 33.3 39.4 -6.10 
224 Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD 33.0 0.00 
225 Washington Headquarters Services, Director of Administration and Management, Pentagon Force Protection Agency, DOD 32.7 0.00 
226 National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA 31.6 36.3 -4.70 
227 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), DHS 31.1 40.8 -9.70 
228 Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD 30.5 41.8 -11.30 
229 Intelligence and Analysis, DHS 29.5 36.8 -7.30 
230 Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD 28.3 29.5 -1.20 
Air Force Personnel Center, Air Force 0.00 
U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Air Force 0.00 
Air Force Special Operations Command, Air Force 0.00 
Headquarters and Support Elements, Air Force 0.00 
Installation Contracting Agency, Air Force 0.00 
Air Weather Service, Air Force 0.00 
Air Force Elements, U.S. Central Command, Air Force 0.00 
Air Force Elements, U.S. Special Operations Command, Air Force 0.00 
Air Force Elements, U.S. Strategic Command, Air Force 0.00 
Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command, Air Force 0.00 
Air Force Elements, Other Than Europe, Air Force 0.00 
Air Force Elements, U.S. Northern Command, Air Force 0.00 
Air Force District of Washington, Air Force 0.00 
Civil Engineering Center, Air Force 0.00 
Office of the General Counsel, USDA 0.00 
Economic Research Service, USDA 0.00 
Office of the Inspector General (OIG), USDA 0.00 
U.S. Army Central, Army 0.00 
U.S. Army North, Army 0.00 
U.S. Army Audit Agency, Army 0.00 
U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, Army 0.00 
Immediate Office of the Chief-of-Staff of the Army, Army 0.00 
Office of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, Army 0.00 
Joint Activities, Army 0.00 
U.S. Army Military District of Washington, Army 0.00 
U.S. Army, Pacific, Army 0.00 
Office of the Secretary of the Army, Army 0.00 
U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command, Army 0.00 
Joint Services and Activities Supported By the Office of the Secretary of the Army, Army 0.00 
U.S. Special Operations Command, Army 0.00 
U.S. Army Accessions Command (USAAC), Army 0.00 
U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command, Army 0.00 
Economic Development Administration, Commerce 0.00 
National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Commerce 0.00 
National Technical Information Service, Commerce 0.00 
Office of the Inspector General, Commerce 0.00 
Office of the Secretary (OSD), DOD 0.00 
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), DOD 0.00 
Defense Media Activity, DOD 0.00 
Washington Headquarters Services, Serviced, DOD 0.00 
Administrative Law Judges, DOL 0.00 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer, DOL 0.00 
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, ED 0.00 
Office of the General Counsel, ED 0.00 
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), ED 0.00 
Office of the Chief Information Officer, ED 0.00 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), ED 0.00 
Office of Management, ED 0.00 
Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE), ED 0.00 
Institute of Education Sciences, ED 0.00 
Office of the Administrator (AO), EPA 0.00 
Office of Water (OW), EPA 0.00 
Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), EPA 68.8 0.00 
Region 1 - Boston, EPA 0.00 
Region 4 - Atlanta, EPA 80.5 0.00 
Region 6 - Dallas, EPA 0.00 
Region 7 - Kansas City, EPA 65.5 0.00 
Office of the Inspector General, EPA 0.00 
Office of the General Counsel, EPA 0.00 
Office of Environmental Information, EPA 0.00 
Office of Administrative Services, GSA 0.00 
Office of the General Counsel, GSA 0.00 
Office of Government-wide Policy, GSA 0.00 
Office of Mission Assurance, GSA 0.00 
Administration for Community Living, HHS 0.00 
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), DHS 0.00 
Director of Administration, HUD 0.00 
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, HUD 0.00 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer, HUD 0.00 
Office of Chief Procurement Officer, HUD 0.00 
Office of Chief Information Officer, HUD 0.00 
Office of Cuba Broadcasting, BBG 0.00 
Office of Surface Mining (OSMRE), DOI 0.00 
Naval Intelligence Command, Navy 48.1 0.00 
Strategic Systems Programs Office, Navy 0.00 
Naval Reserve Force, Navy 0.00 
Naval Special Warfare Command, Navy 0.00 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO/M), OPM 0.00 
Facilities, Security, Contracting, OPM 0.00 
Healthcare and Insurance, OPM 0.00 
Merit System Audit and Compliance, OPM 0.00 
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, DOT 0.00 
Research and Innovative Technology Administration, DOT 68.4 0.00 
Office of the Inspector General, DOT 74.2 0.00 
Maritime Administration, DOT 51.6 0.00 
Not all agencies have data for demographic groups, due to small sample sizes.

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