Agency Report

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (USDA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  94  

2017 Index Score
63.1

Change from 2016
7.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Index Score: 65.9)
Mission
To shape an environment in which USDA officials have and use high quality financial and performance information to make and implement effective policy, management, stewardship, and program decisions.
Website
https://www.ocfo.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 94 of 150 7.9  63.1 55.2 58.7 67.5 60.4 54.7 55.4 54.8 64.3 69.2
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 114  of 147 7.0  54.7 47.7 43.0 52.0 49.7 46.8 49.2 43.6 52.3 50.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 99  of 147 8.6  49.6 41.0 40.6 45.0 43.5 38.7 46.7 40.6 45.9 45.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 129  of 147 5.0  51.6 46.6 42.3 47.9 48.3 45.4 39.8 36.0 44.8 45.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 97  of 147 10.3  48.4 38.1 32.4 45.8 44.0 42.4 45.4 41.6 49.2 48.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 116  of 147 3.9  65.0 61.1 55.0 63.8 59.2 55.8 59.0 50.9 62.5 58.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 78  of 149 6.2  78.3 72.1 73.4 76.4 74.3 73.6 72.4 72.9 78.3 80.0
Pay 79  of 149 6.6  63.8 57.2 58.4 60.6 58.1 64.6 63.4 63.5
Strategic Management 118  of 148 6.5  53.3 46.8 43.8 53.2 52.2 49.0 53.2 48.0 60.2 61.8
Teamwork 109  of 148 8.5  66.8 58.3 53.4 63.0 61.4 57.7 67.1 63.9 73.4 67.3
Innovation 88  of 148 5.4  65.1 59.7 58.5 61.7 62.2 59.5
Training and Development 120  of 149 6.0  57.5 51.5 50.0 58.5 46.1 47.2 51.2 46.7 60.2 54.9
Work–Life Balance 58  of 148 5.9  65.6 59.7 57.2 63.1 60.9 58.2 61.9 59.3 70.0 70.9
Support for Diversity 77  of 148 5.0  61.9 56.9 54.5 65.4 55.8 57.9 62.1 56.7 62.9 66.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 104  of 147 6.9  46.5 39.6 36.9 44.3 45.4 42.9 43.6 38.7 45.6 45.4
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)
93 ( 6.1% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
148

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.0%

Employees left (2016)
112 ( 7.3% )

Average left (2010-2016)
103


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics