Agency Report

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Commerce)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  162  

2017 Index Score
66.3

Change from 2016
2.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Index Score: 69.2)
Mission
To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans and coasts; share that knowledge and information with others; and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.
Website
http://www.noaa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 162 of 339 2.4  66.3 63.9 62.0 62.1 58.5 63.6 66.2 68.4 69.8 67.8 69.8 63.1
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 242  of 336 2.8  56.3 53.5 51.7 52.1 51.0 53.1 55.0 55.0 58.2 53.3 54.6 51.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 220  of 336 3.5  50.2 46.7 44.3 45.8 44.3 47.5 49.8 50.6 53.3 51.2 51.8 47.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 181  of 336 3.6  59.2 55.6 54.5 55.2 53.7 55.3 56.1 55.1 57.2 48.5 53.8 48.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 256  of 336 3.7  45.5 41.8 40.1 40.1 39.5 42.0 46.3 46.5 50.3 44.1 43.5 42.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 218  of 336 1.2  68.8 67.6 65.7 65.7 64.6 66.0 65.7 65.7 69.0 66.1 67.6 62.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 186  of 338 -0.2  78.1 78.3 76.8 76.2 76.3 78.2 79.5 79.0 82.1 80.7 81.3 79.7
Pay 115  of 338 3.2  68.7 65.5 64.1 63.9 58.3 65.4 66.4 71.5 66.7 69.4
Strategic Management 202  of 337 3.8  56.2 52.4 50.9 51.3 48.9 54.8 57.1 57.1 62.5 59.7 60.3 63.3
Teamwork 221  of 337 3.7  68.5 64.8 64.7 65.1 64.2 65.4 64.3 64.3 75.5 71.7 73.9 69.1
Innovation 203  of 337 -0.6  65.6 66.2 64.1 64.7 62.8 65.8 68.6 68.9
Training and Development 266  of 338 1.4  57.7 56.3 53.8 53.7 51.2 56.6 58.4 59.9 62.5 61.2 65.6 59.2
Work–Life Balance 279  of 337 0.5  58.2 57.7 55.7 56.7 53.7 58.9 58.7 61.2 64.8 61.3 64.1 67.4
Support for Diversity 249  of 337 5.7  59.1 53.4 52.7 53.8 53.4 55.0 56.2 56.9 60.8 59.4 62.1 64.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 205  of 336 2.8  49.0 46.2 44.0 46.0 44.1 48.6 50.8 51.9 53.7 52.7 53.6 50.6
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)
619 ( 5.6% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
451

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.5%

Employees left (2016)
668 ( 6.0% )

Average left (2010-2016)
710


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