Agency Report

Office of the Secretary (Commerce)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  213  

2017 Index Score
63.0

Change from 2016
5.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Index Score: 69.2)
Mission
To provide the principal support to the secretary in formulating policy and in providing advice to the president. The office provides program leadership for the department's functions and exercises general supervision over the operating units.
Website
https://www.commerce.gov/doc/office-secretary

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 213 of 339 5.9  63.0 57.1 57.1 52.3 56.9 53.9
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 157  of 336 3.6  60.5 56.9 54.2 49.6 56.6 55.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 177  of 336 0.0  52.4 52.4 46.6 42.9 52.7 46.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 81  of 336 7.6  64.2 56.6 54.4 46.3 53.9 55.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 185  of 336 2.2  51.2 49.0 45.7 43.2 51.6 49.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 147  of 336 4.9  72.0 67.1 66.3 61.0 64.8 64.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 186  of 338 1.5  78.1 76.6 75.2 73.2 77.2 74.9
Pay 178  of 338 8.1  65.0 56.9 58.5 50.3 50.4 45.2
Strategic Management 141  of 337 4.1  59.4 55.3 55.3 52.1 56.6 55.2
Teamwork 189  of 337 2.9  69.9 67.0 65.1 58.6 67.5 64.5
Innovation 103  of 337 4.7  69.7 65.0 62.1 61.7 66.3 64.5
Training and Development 218  of 338 2.1  60.4 58.3 58.7 52.7 54.2 58.0
Work–Life Balance 289  of 337 -1.1  57.6 58.7 56.4 52.7 53.6 53.1
Support for Diversity 164  of 337 3.1  63.6 60.5 58.9 51.7 58.6 56.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 127  of 336 5.6  52.6 47.0 45.0 43.1 45.7 43.9
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)
79 ( 10.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
77

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.9%

Employees left (2016)
91 ( 12.3% )

Average left (2010-2016)
93


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