Agency Report

Risk Management Agency (USDA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  36  

2016 Index Score
76.2

Change from 2015
8.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Index Score: 63.1)
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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 36 of 305 8.3  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 33 of 303 8.8  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 32 of 303 8.0  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 75 of 303 8.7  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 28 of 303 12.5  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 40 of 303 5.4  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 94 of 304 0.6  79.2 78.6 68.7 73.8 75.7 69.3 71.7 71.9 70.1 70.3 72.7
Pay 43 of 304 -1.6  71.4 73.0 68.6 67.7 74.0 72.1 74.4 75.9 71.6
Strategic Management 37 of 304 9.4  67.1 57.7 48.8 49.7 55.2 52.1 48.6 46.4 40.3 45.6 53.5
Teamwork 27 of 304 9.7  78.0 68.3 65.9 63.7 69.1 62.5 60.1 66.3 64.2 65.2 65.7
Innovation 23 of 304 9.9  74.8 64.9 57.2 62.2 64.9 57.7 60.2
Training and Development 86 of 304 5.8  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 26 of 304 4.0  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 35 of 304 2.9  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 37 of 303 9.1  58.1 49.0 41.7 42.6 48.6 43.5 43.3 42.9 40.3 42.5 39.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 17 of 285 5.0  79.6 74.6 58.1 73.0 72.3 59.6 60.7 56.0
Male 62 of 294 10.6  73.9 63.3 61.1 56.2 64.8 60.9 54.3 55.0
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 0.0  58.3 59.2 56.8
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 25 of 299 0.0  81.2 60.0 66.8 63.4 59.0 57.1
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 48 of 230 0.0  71.9 54.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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 (2015)
47 ( 10.3% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
25

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.0%

Employees left (2015)
33 ( 7.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
34


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics