Agency Report

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Commerce)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  72  

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 72 of 150 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 101  of 147 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 90  of 147 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 73  of 147 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 112  of 147 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 85  of 147 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 82  of 149 -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 43  of 149 3.2  68.7 65.5 64.1 63.9 58.3 65.4 66.4 71.5 66.7 69.4
Strategic Management 85  of 148 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 92  of 148 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 80  of 148 -0.6  65.6 66.2 64.1 64.7 62.8 65.8 68.6 68.9
Training and Development 115  of 149 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 121  of 148 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 105  of 148 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 77  of 147 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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