Agency Report

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  171  

2017 Index Score
65.7

Change from 2016
5.5 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Index Score: 65.9)
Mission
To protect the health and value of American agriculture and natural resources.
Website
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 171 of 339 5.5  65.7 60.2 59.2 59.6 55.0 67.6 64.8 62.6
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 252  of 336 4.7  55.7 51.0 51.0 50.2 48.0 55.9 53.4 49.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 231  of 336 6.2  50.0 43.8 44.9 42.3 40.1 52.3 49.9 46.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 247  of 336 3.3  55.1 51.8 47.9 49.1 47.5 52.9 49.9 50.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 263  of 336 4.3  45.0 40.7 40.6 40.2 38.5 49.1 47.6 42.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 204  of 336 5.0  69.5 64.5 65.9 64.7 61.6 66.1 62.8 57.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 166  of 338 3.5  78.7 75.2 75.8 74.7 74.3 78.9 76.1 77.5
Pay 275  of 338 2.2  57.7 55.5 54.1 53.1 47.6 60.8
Strategic Management 225  of 337 2.0  55.4 53.4 51.0 51.6 49.0 60.0 58.7 59.8
Teamwork 252  of 337 2.3  67.0 64.7 63.8 64.2 60.5 70.0 72.8 64.8
Innovation 214  of 337 3.7  65.0 61.3 61.4 61.1 58.0
Training and Development 172  of 338 3.1  62.8 59.7 56.6 57.0 52.7 63.9 61.4 56.2
Work–Life Balance 149  of 337 4.3  65.4 61.1 62.1 62.2 57.7 69.8 68.0 65.7
Support for Diversity 151  of 337 5.0  64.2 59.2 61.7 60.3 58.6 67.2 63.7 62.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 234  of 336 4.0  47.5 43.5 43.1 41.7 38.7 49.9 46.8 44.5
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)
361 ( 6.4% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
192

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.6%

Employees left (2016)
335 ( 5.9% )

Average left (2010-2016)
332


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics