Agency Report

Office of the Inspector General (USDA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  47  

2016 Index Score
73.9

Change from 2015
0.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Index Score: 63.1)
Mission
To promote effectiveness and integrity in the delivery of USDA agricultural programs.
Website
http://www.usda.gov/oig/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 47 of 305 0.4  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 31 of 303 5.8  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 28 of 303 7.7  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 29 of 303 7.7  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 48 of 303 6.2  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 26 of 303 3.6  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 25 of 304 3.8  82.5 78.7 71.3 74.3 73.9 79.7 78.9 77.3 76.5 73.3 74.3
Pay 12 of 304 3.1  77.6 74.5 72.8 85.5 75.9 70.5 79.4 76.2 76.5
Strategic Management 45 of 304 5.8  65.7 59.9 50.0 55.4 59.8 62.0 61.8 57.0 57.7 54.0 58.4
Teamwork 69 of 304 -2.7  73.4 76.1 66.9 72.0 65.0 68.6 64.0 69.6 71.1 69.1 67.9
Innovation 44 of 304 6.0  71.2 65.2 56.2 60.5 62.4 63.3 59.2
Training and Development 22 of 304 8.3  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 47 of 304 7.5  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 23 of 304 9.7  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 29 of 303 8.1  59.5 51.4 43.7 51.7 49.6 50.9 50.0 49.5 50.8 46.9 41.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 35 of 285 5.1  76.3 71.2 63.2 69.1 62.8 64.4 66.4 62.0
Male 62 of 294 -2.9  73.9 76.8 60.8 61.6 64.9 67.7 64.4 59.1
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 0.0  66.5 57.7 65.1
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 57 of 299 3.0  77.0 74.0 68.3 62.6 64.2 68.0 66.1 58.3
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 0.0  67.8
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 7 of 28 0.0  74.9
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)
39 ( 8.2% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
27

Workforce with less than three years of service

Employees left (2015)
28 ( 5.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
41


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics