Agency Report

Office of the Secretary (Commerce)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  232  

2016 Index Score
57.1

Change from 2015
0.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Index Score: 67.9)
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
http://www.commerce.gov/os

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 232 of 305 0.0  57.1 57.1 52.3 56.9 53.9
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 158 of 303 2.7  56.9 54.2 49.6 56.6 55.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 123 of 303 5.8  52.4 46.6 42.9 52.7 46.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 158 of 303 2.2  56.6 54.4 46.3 53.9 55.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 174 of 303 3.3  49.0 45.7 43.2 51.6 49.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 173 of 303 0.8  67.1 66.3 61.0 64.8 64.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 171 of 304 1.4  76.6 75.2 73.2 77.2 74.9
Pay 234 of 304 -1.6  56.9 58.5 50.3 50.4 45.2
Strategic Management 167 of 304 0.0  55.3 55.3 52.1 56.6 55.2
Teamwork 171 of 304 1.9  67.0 65.1 58.6 67.5 64.5
Innovation 137 of 304 2.9  65.0 62.1 61.7 66.3 64.5
Training and Development 194 of 304 -0.4  58.3 58.7 52.7 54.2 58.0
Work–Life Balance 222 of 304 2.3  58.7 56.4 52.7 53.6 53.1
Support for Diversity 129 of 304 1.6  60.5 58.9 51.7 58.6 56.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 169 of 303 2.0  47.0 45.0 43.1 45.7 43.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 203 of 285 2.0  58.6 56.6 56.0 61.0 57.3
Male 244 of 294 -4.5  57.1 61.6 52.8 58.3 52.3
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 175 of 225 -4.6  57.6 62.2 55.9 56.4 57.2
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 232 of 299 -4.5  59.5 64.0 56.1 57.7 57.7
Employees with Disabilities 175 of 194 -4.0  47.3 51.3 44.6
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 211 of 230 -10.5  53.0 63.5 51.5 53.5 49.8
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0  35.3
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)
105 ( 14.5% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
78

Workforce with less than three years of service
13.7%

Employees left (2015)
101 ( 14.0% )

Average left (2010-2015)
89


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics