Agency Report

Office of the Inspector General (USDA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  196  

2017 Index Score
64.1

Change from 2016
-9.8 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Index Score: 65.9)
Mission
To promote effectiveness and integrity in the delivery of USDA agricultural programs.
Website
http://www.usda.gov/oig/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 196 of 339 -9.8  64.1 73.9 73.5 60.0 64.6 64.0 64.0 64.0 60.5 63.6 55.1 52.3
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 133  of 336 -5.8  61.7 67.5 61.7 52.9 60.4 58.2 59.7 55.7 54.3 55.2 50.0 48.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 201  of 336 -11.6  51.2 62.8 55.1 46.6 52.3 51.7 53.7 49.4 51.4 49.9 43.0 41.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 153  of 336 -6.9  60.7 67.6 59.9 48.0 58.6 53.9 55.1 54.5 47.9 45.7 44.2 44.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 138  of 336 -4.9  54.9 59.8 53.6 44.3 53.6 52.2 50.1 48.7 47.3 48.8 40.5 38.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 110  of 336 -3.4  74.2 77.6 74.0 67.0 72.3 69.6 74.7 66.5 66.0 69.0 65.9 64.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 200  of 338 -4.8  77.7 82.5 78.7 71.3 74.3 73.9 79.7 78.9 77.3 76.5 73.3 74.3
Pay 41  of 338 -1.9  75.7 77.6 74.5 72.8 85.5 75.9 70.5 79.4 76.2 76.5
Strategic Management 148  of 337 -6.6  59.1 65.7 59.9 50.0 55.4 59.8 62.0 61.8 57.0 57.7 54.0 58.4
Teamwork 168  of 337 -2.8  70.6 73.4 76.1 66.9 72.0 65.0 68.6 64.0 69.6 71.1 69.1 67.9
Innovation 278  of 337 -9.0  62.2 71.2 65.2 56.2 60.5 62.4 63.3 59.2
Training and Development 263  of 338 -16.5  57.8 74.3 66.0 64.1 51.5 58.3 64.1 64.4 60.5 57.3 59.0 55.2
Work–Life Balance 184  of 337 -6.4  64.1 70.5 63.0 63.5 67.0 63.2 65.1 71.0 62.0 70.7 63.5 64.4
Support for Diversity 56  of 337 -1.0  70.1 71.1 61.4 59.8 62.9 66.9 65.8 61.7 62.1 67.7 60.4 62.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 208  of 336 -10.7  48.8 59.5 51.4 43.7 51.7 49.6 50.9 50.0 49.5 50.8 46.9 41.0
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 (2016)
30 ( 6.2% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
16

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.0%

Employees left (2016)
30 ( 6.2% )

Average left (2010-2016)
35


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics