Agency Report

Department of Agriculture


Mission
To provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science and efficient management.
Website
http://www.usda.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

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  2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 13 of 19 1.20  57.3 56.1 57.4 61.8 62.0 60.6 61.6 62.7 60.8
Scores by Category 2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 14 of 19 0.00  50.6 50.6 50.7 52.7 51.8 50.5 51.6 51.7 50.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 15 of 19 0.30  41.7 41.4 42.3 45.5 45.3 47.0 47.5 46.5 46.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 11 of 19 -0.10  52.8 52.9 52.3 53.7 52.3 49.4 48.2 49.8 48.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 17 of 19 -2.10  38.2 40.3 40.6 43.9 43.3 41.5 43.4 43.0 41.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 6 of 19 2.20  66.5 64.3 64.1 64.7 63.5 61.9 63.6 63.9 61.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 9 of 19 -0.40  75.2 75.6 76.3 78.5 77.0 77.8 78.4 78.6 79.6
Pay 13 of 19 4.40  55.4 51.0 55.1 59.0 65.7 62.2 63.0
Strategic Management 16 of 19 0.30  48.0 47.7 49.1 52.2 51.8 53.3 53.9 54.2 56.8
Teamwork 14 of 19 0.40  63.7 63.3 63.3 64.5 63.7 70.7 70.7 70.4 68.8
Innovation 15 of 18 -0.10  57.7 57.8 59.1 60.6 60.1
Training and Development 12 of 19 1.50  56.0 54.5 56.0 58.6 58.0 60.5 61.3 63.2 60.1
Work–Life Balance 15 of 19 1.30  55.9 54.6 56.9 57.9 58.7 59.8 60.9 64.0 63.5
Support for Diversity 3 of 19 2.00  61.9 59.9 59.8 61.0 60.7 64.8 63.6 63.3 65.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 16 of 19 0.30  40.2 39.9 41.4 44.0 44.2 43.8 43.4 42.8 42.1
Index Scores by Demographic 2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 15 of 18 0.30  58.3 58.0 60.4 63.3 62.4 60.3
Male 15 of 18 0.50  58.5 58.0 59.7 65.1 63.9 60.7
40 and over 13 of 18 -0.60  57.6 58.2 60.2 63.5 62.7 60.3
Under 40 12 of 18 -1.60  56.5 58.1 59.9 66.9 65.4 61.6
American Indian or Native American 6 of 16 1.70  56.5 54.8 55.3 61.0 65.3 56.2
Asian 10 of 18 0.40  65.2 64.8 65.9 68.6 68.8 65.9
Black or African-American 10 of 18 2.00  63.3 61.3 64.4 65.8 62.1 63.5
Hispanic or Latino 8 of 18 2.80  62.2 59.4 62.6 67.7 62.7 60.1
Multi-racial 15 of 18 1.00  51.9 50.9 52.1 58.6 54.1 55.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5 of 16 -3.60  61.7 65.3 58.5
White 16 of 18 0.10  58.2 58.1 59.8 64.3 63.7 60.4
Employees with Disabilities 17 of 18 -1.80  50.1 51.9 52.2
Veterans 17 of 18 0.60  56.3 55.7 57.5
Senior Executive Service (SES) 5 of 18 -0.70  84.9 85.6 84.0

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

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Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Innovation

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2013):  1,742 ( 2.40% )

Average joined (2008-2013):  3,613

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  7.10%

Employees left (2013):  5,244 ( 7.10% )

Average left (2008-2013):  5,526


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics

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