Agency Report

Department of Commerce

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

  3  

2017 Index Score
69.2

Change from 2016
1.3 


Mission
To promote job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and secure trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development
Website
http://www.commerce.gov
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 3 of 18 1.3  69.2 67.9 66.2 68.7 67.6 67.9 67.5 68.3 66.5 63.5 64.0 62.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 4  of 18 1.9  59.6 57.7 56.6 58.4 59.1 58.6 57.5 56.8 56.6 53.1 52.0 50.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 5  of 18 1.4  52.4 51.0 49.0 51.9 51.5 51.7 50.8 51.3 51.8 50.0 47.9 46.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 4  of 18 3.3  60.4 57.1 56.9 57.9 58.3 57.6 56.2 54.7 52.2 45.9 47.7 46.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 8  of 18 1.4  50.1 48.7 47.6 50.4 52.4 51.9 51.5 50.4 50.0 45.3 42.7 42.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 3  of 18 1.9  72.3 70.4 69.3 69.9 70.0 69.2 67.5 67.0 67.7 66.0 65.5 62.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 7  of 18 0.5  78.8 78.3 77.0 78.3 78.5 77.8 78.3 77.9 78.6 77.4 78.1 77.8
Pay 3  of 18 2.0  64.5 62.5 60.9 63.0 58.9 62.9 63.7 68.7 64.3 61.9
Strategic Management 5  of 18 1.4  59.6 58.2 57.6 58.9 58.6 60.2 60.2 59.5 62.3 60.0 59.9 62.6
Teamwork 8  of 18 2.4  69.7 67.3 66.8 68.2 68.9 68.3 65.8 65.6 73.2 71.2 71.2 68.4
Innovation 10  of 18 0.8  64.3 63.5 62.4 63.9 63.5 64.5 65.1 64.4
Training and Development 4  of 18 1.6  64.8 63.2 62.0 63.1 61.6 62.6 61.9 62.0 62.6 61.3 62.0 60.2
Work–Life Balance 8  of 18 -0.1  62.9 63.0 61.7 64.6 62.6 64.2 62.6 63.3 64.5 63.0 63.4 66.6
Support for Diversity 4  of 18 4.2  64.2 60.0 59.7 61.4 61.8 61.3 59.9 59.1 63.1 60.7 61.3 65.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 3  of 18 1.8  53.0 51.2 49.9 52.2 51.2 52.7 52.7 52.6 52.4 50.5 51.5 49.0
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)
2,285 ( 6.4% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
2,193

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.5%

Employees left (2016)
1,991 ( 5.6% )

Average left (2010-2016)
2,088


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