Agency Report

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  111  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 18 Infrastructure Agencies

  7  

2016 Index Score
67.0

Change from 2015
2.8 


Parent Agency
Department of the Army (Index Score: 57.8)
Mission
To deliver vital public and military engineering services; to partner in peace and war to strengthen our nation's security, energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters.
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Website
http://www.usace.army.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 111 of 305 2.8  67.0 64.2 59.0 58.2 65.6 69.5 71.8 65.4 63.3 65.8 63.8
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 129 of 303 3.2  58.9 55.7 51.3 52.6 56.0 59.4 59.5 55.6 54.4 55.6 52.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 130 of 303 2.6  51.8 49.2 45.5 43.3 49.4 54.2 56.3 52.3 51.8 53.1 51.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 78 of 303 3.3  61.0 57.7 53.1 54.9 56.0 57.4 57.5 51.3 49.1 51.7 49.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 151 of 303 3.5  50.8 47.3 41.7 46.0 50.2 53.9 54.1 49.8 47.2 48.8 46.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 134 of 303 3.2  69.5 66.3 62.9 62.7 65.3 68.5 67.7 65.1 65.5 65.6 62.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 143 of 304 0.4  77.6 77.2 73.8 74.7 78.2 79.2 80.3 79.5 77.7 79.6 80.3
Pay 174 of 304 3.0  61.3 58.3 52.3 49.3 56.8 62.0 67.7 59.8 62.8
Strategic Management 133 of 304 1.6  57.5 55.9 52.2 52.4 57.9 60.7 61.9 56.0 55.5 58.9 60.3
Teamwork 147 of 304 1.9  68.4 66.5 63.4 64.5 66.8 67.6 69.8 73.2 72.3 74.6 71.0
Innovation 143 of 304 1.6  64.7 63.1 60.4 60.0 64.4 66.9 68.5
Training and Development 103 of 304 3.3  63.9 60.6 56.6 54.9 62.4 65.1 66.2 64.1 63.4 65.3 64.6
Work–Life Balance 150 of 304 -0.1  62.9 63.0 59.9 59.2 62.4 62.5 64.6 62.5 62.9 66.6 66.7
Support for Diversity 125 of 304 2.4  60.6 58.2 53.7 54.3 56.7 60.3 60.2 63.1 60.8 62.3 63.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 106 of 303 2.5  50.4 47.9 44.1 43.7 47.9 51.5 52.7 47.9 49.0 49.2 49.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 84 of 285 5.9  69.6 63.7 60.9 60.2 67.6 70.6 71.5 66.0
Male 121 of 294 0.8  67.6 66.8 62.4 60.7 68.8 71.9 74.6 65.1
American Indian or Native American 0.0  51.1 56.2 70.8 70.7 55.6
Asian 44 of 111 0.5  73.8 73.3 59.4 71.0 71.4 74.3 75.9 69.2
Black or African-American 78 of 225 2.9  68.2 65.3 56.8 60.8 66.9 68.0 69.8 68.7
Hispanic or Latino 49 of 149 9.0  70.0 61.0 64.2 60.9 67.9 68.5 76.4 65.5
Multi-racial 48 of 99 3.7  57.2 53.5 46.0 50.2 57.5 63.6 63.1 60.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0  67.2
White 114 of 299 2.4  69.2 66.8 63.4 60.9 69.2 72.6 74.9 65.4
Employees with Disabilities 61 of 194 5.2  62.6 57.4 52.6 52.3 62.2
LGBT 48 of 59 -4.4  55.5 59.9
Senior Executive Service (SES) 8 of 37 13.3  94.8 81.5
Veterans 85 of 230 2.7  66.6 63.9 59.0 61.4 65.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 26 of 58 -1.7  61.8 63.5
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 6 of 103 18.1  76.6 58.5
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 (2015)
1,975 ( 6.6% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
1,507

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.6%

Employees left (2015)
2,464 ( 8.3% )

Average left (2010-2015)
2,292


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics