Agency Report

Economic Development Administration (Commerce)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  128  

2017 Index Score
68.6

Change from 2016
10.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Index Score: 69.2)
Mission
To lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.
Website
http://www.eda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 128 of 339 10.1  68.6 58.5 40.2 36.6 24.8 44.5
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 149  of 336 9.7  61.0 51.3 40.2 37.0 30.5 39.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 105  of 336 8.9  57.2 48.3 33.9 32.3 25.9 30.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 219  of 336 7.9  56.7 48.8 36.4 41.1 34.1 46.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 160  of 336 11.7  53.2 41.5 29.4 24.9 16.1 31.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 136  of 336 8.9  72.7 63.8 56.2 49.6 45.4 49.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 166  of 338 3.2  78.7 75.5 68.0 62.7 60.6 67.3
Pay 30  of 338 5.8  76.5 70.7 68.8 68.3 53.4 65.0
Strategic Management 168  of 337 5.1  58.0 52.9 43.8 39.9 32.5 45.8
Teamwork 145  of 337 10.3  71.6 61.3 56.3 52.8 47.8 52.1
Innovation 87  of 337 6.3  70.6 64.3 55.2 50.9 50.4 53.2
Training and Development 123  of 338 5.9  65.9 60.0 49.8 45.3 31.8 39.7
Work–Life Balance 212  of 337 3.8  62.2 58.4 54.4 44.6 39.4 45.6
Support for Diversity 233  of 337 7.5  59.8 52.3 45.0 39.8 38.0 48.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 133  of 336 6.5  52.1 45.6 35.4 33.2 26.2 35.6
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)
22 ( 12.6% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
14

Workforce with less than three years of service

Employees left (2016)
14 ( 8.0% )

Average left (2010-2016)
19


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics