Agency Report

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (USDA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  219  

2017 Index Score
62.3

Change from 2016
-6.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Index Score: 65.9)
Mission
To facilitate the marketing of livestock, poultry, meat, cereals, oilseeds and related agricultural products, and promote fair and competitive trading practices for the overall benefit of consumers and American agriculture.
Website
http://www.gipsa.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 219 of 339 -6.0  62.3 68.3 60.4 62.8 58.8 48.1 51.3 53.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 235  of 336 -2.2  56.5 58.7 53.5 52.6 51.7 40.6 45.9 47.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 216  of 336 -2.1  50.4 52.5 50.1 47.9 43.1 37.5 40.9 41.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 196  of 336 0.8  58.4 57.6 52.0 52.4 52.8 40.5 42.7 48.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 250  of 336 -1.6  46.5 48.1 45.7 44.2 46.1 34.3 40.5 39.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 227  of 336 -4.4  68.5 72.9 63.7 63.5 61.1 48.5 55.4 58.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 192  of 338 -0.3  78.0 78.3 75.3 76.1 77.0 71.6 71.6 74.9
Pay 281  of 338 -4.1  57.0 61.1 54.2 57.6 42.0 55.3
Strategic Management 227  of 337 -3.9  55.3 59.2 53.9 54.2 56.1 45.2 52.9 57.8
Teamwork 256  of 337 0.4  66.9 66.5 62.8 65.7 64.6 63.6 66.8 68.4
Innovation 264  of 337 -3.0  62.9 65.9 57.2 58.8 56.1
Training and Development 190  of 338 -4.1  62.1 66.2 57.9 58.7 55.9 51.1 54.9 57.3
Work–Life Balance 126  of 337 -3.9  66.5 70.4 58.9 65.3 67.1 60.9 64.2 68.6
Support for Diversity 114  of 337 0.4  66.4 66.0 61.3 59.7 52.0 56.0 58.8 65.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 257  of 336 -0.1  46.6 46.7 39.2 41.7 39.1 31.4 37.9 41.4
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)
46 ( 7.2% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
23

Workforce with less than three years of service
16.7%

Employees left (2016)
41 ( 6.5% )

Average left (2010-2016)
42


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics