Agency Report

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  192  

2016 Index Score
60.2

Change from 2015
1.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Index Score: 63.1)
Mission
To protect the health and value of American agriculture and natural resources.
Website
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 192 of 305 1.0  60.2 59.2 59.6 55.0 67.6 64.8 62.6
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 249 of 303 0.0  51.0 51.0 50.2 48.0 55.9 53.4 49.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 246 of 303 -1.1  43.8 44.9 42.3 40.1 52.3 49.9 46.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 226 of 303 3.9  51.8 47.9 49.1 47.5 52.9 49.9 50.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 258 of 303 0.1  40.7 40.6 40.2 38.5 49.1 47.6 42.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 227 of 303 -1.4  64.5 65.9 64.7 61.6 66.1 62.8 57.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 206 of 304 -0.6  75.2 75.8 74.7 74.3 78.9 76.1 77.5
Pay 250 of 304 1.4  55.5 54.1 53.1 47.6 60.8
Strategic Management 203 of 304 2.4  53.4 51.0 51.6 49.0 60.0 58.7 59.8
Teamwork 219 of 304 0.9  64.7 63.8 64.2 60.5 70.0 72.8 64.8
Innovation 213 of 304 -0.1  61.3 61.4 61.1 58.0
Training and Development 176 of 304 3.1  59.7 56.6 57.0 52.7 63.9 61.4 56.2
Work–Life Balance 181 of 304 -1.0  61.1 62.1 62.2 57.7 69.8 68.0 65.7
Support for Diversity 162 of 304 -2.5  59.2 61.7 60.3 58.6 67.2 63.7 62.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 232 of 303 0.4  43.5 43.1 41.7 38.7 49.9 46.8 44.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 168 of 285 3.0  62.2 59.2 61.3 58.3
Male 207 of 294 0.3  61.9 61.6 60.9 55.8
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0  70.0
Black or African-American 163 of 225 0.0  58.8 71.6 58.5
Hispanic or Latino 127 of 149 0.0  54.9 60.9 59.6
Multi-racial 88 of 99 0.0  47.0 35.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 190 of 299 0.0  63.2 61.3
Employees with Disabilities 176 of 194 0.0  47.1 51.2 56.1
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0  92.4 85.9
Veterans 132 of 230 0.0  62.9 53.9 54.3
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 76 of 103 0.0  51.3
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)
258 ( 4.7% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
182

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.2%

Employees left (2015)
330 ( 6.0% )

Average left (2010-2015)
336


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics