Agency Report

Risk Management Agency (USDA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  97  

2017 Index Score
71.8

Change from 2016
-4.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Index Score: 65.9)
Mission
To serve America's agricultural producers through effective, market-based risk management tools and solutions to strengthen the economic stability of agricultural producers and rural communities.
Website
http://www.rma.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 97 of 339 -4.4  71.8 76.2 67.9 58.9 61.4 67.0 59.8 56.4 55.5 50.9 52.9 55.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 64  of 336 -0.9  66.4 67.3 58.5 54.6 53.6 59.7 51.9 47.6 46.8 42.2 43.4 44.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 58  of 336 -1.5  60.8 62.3 54.3 47.6 51.6 53.8 45.8 44.0 45.7 41.7 40.8 42.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 89  of 336 2.7  63.9 61.2 52.5 50.7 45.7 50.8 48.9 44.7 45.0 35.8 39.7 40.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 92  of 336 -4.7  59.2 63.9 51.4 43.7 44.7 51.4 46.1 39.9 39.9 35.3 31.3 34.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 54  of 336 1.6  77.7 76.1 70.7 71.0 67.4 75.5 62.1 58.4 55.3 52.4 58.8 56.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 208  of 338 -1.7  77.5 79.2 78.6 68.7 73.8 75.7 69.3 71.7 71.9 70.1 70.3 72.7
Pay 42  of 338 4.2  75.6 71.4 73.0 68.6 67.7 74.0 72.1 74.4 75.9 71.6
Strategic Management 73  of 337 -2.8  64.3 67.1 57.7 48.8 49.7 55.2 52.1 48.6 46.4 40.3 45.6 53.5
Teamwork 95  of 337 -3.5  74.5 78.0 68.3 65.9 63.7 69.1 62.5 60.1 66.3 64.2 65.2 65.7
Innovation 61  of 337 -2.4  72.4 74.8 64.9 57.2 62.2 64.9 57.7 60.2
Training and Development 145  of 338 -1.0  64.6 65.6 59.8 51.4 55.4 58.5 49.6 52.5 49.8 50.0 52.5 57.6
Work–Life Balance 75  of 337 -2.8  70.6 73.4 69.4 60.7 60.1 67.1 60.8 64.3 58.7 56.9 60.2 67.3
Support for Diversity 40  of 337 1.9  71.7 69.8 66.9 63.1 62.0 65.4 59.0 57.8 60.8 56.2 58.3 59.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 58  of 336 -0.5  57.6 58.1 49.0 41.7 42.6 48.6 43.5 43.3 42.9 40.3 42.5 39.9
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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

Employees joined (2016)
48 ( 10.2% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
28

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.3%

Employees left (2016)
43 ( 9.1% )

Average left (2010-2016)
35


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