Agency Report

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Commerce)

Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Index Score: 67.6)
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.
Websites
http://www.noaa.gov/

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 157 of 300

Agency Subcomponents

Index Score: 58.5

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 157 of 300 58.5 63.6 66.2 68.4 69.8 67.8 69.8 63.1
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 206 of 300 51.0 53.1 55.0 55.0 58.2 53.3 54.6 51.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 177 of 300 44.3 47.5 49.8 50.6 53.3 51.2 51.8 47.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 155 of 300 53.7 55.3 56.1 55.1 57.2 48.5 53.8 48.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 249 of 300 39.5 42.0 46.3 46.5 50.3 44.1 43.5 42.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 156 of 300 64.6 66.0 65.7 65.7 69.0 66.1 67.6 62.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 131 of 300 76.3 78.2 79.5 79.0 82.1 80.7 81.3 79.7
Pay 92 of 300 58.3 65.4 66.4 71.5 66.7 69.4 None None
Strategic Management 234 of 300 48.9 54.8 57.1 57.1 62.5 59.7 60.3 63.3
Teamwork 195 of 300 64.2 65.4 64.3 64.3 75.5 71.7 73.9 69.1
Training and Development 215 of 300 51.2 56.6 58.4 59.9 62.5 61.2 65.6 59.2
Work–Life Balance 253 of 300 53.7 58.9 58.7 61.2 64.8 61.3 64.1 67.4
Support for Diversity 211 of 300 53.4 55.0 56.2 56.9 60.8 59.4 62.1 64.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 129 of 300 44.1 48.6 50.8 51.9 53.7 52.7 53.6 50.6
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 27 of 47 74.4 73.2 76.6 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 129 of 281 61.7 65.7 67.1 67.4 64.9 None None None
Male 173 of 289 59.8 65.8 70.6 71.8 72.2 None None None
40 and over 183 of 299 59.9 64.5 68.2 69.3 67.9 None None None
Under 40 100 of 209 62.6 71.5 75.3 75.3 76.6 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None 69.3 59.8 57.7 None None None None
Asian 45 of 84 68.9 66.7 67.3 74.4 None None None None
Black or African-American 106 of 195 60.8 61.8 61.7 58.8 61.0 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 49 of 118 64.9 67.6 71.5 66.9 None None None None
Multi-racial 74 of 81 45.2 53.0 61.2 66.9 None None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander None None 61.7 None None None None None None
White 160 of 285 60.8 66.7 71.0 72.0 71.5 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 145 of 164 46.4 54.8 None None None None None None
Veterans 133 of 218 58.7 62.7 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 15 of 28 79.4 72.6 None None None None None None

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2012):  353 ( 2.90% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  679

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  9.10%

Employees left (2012):  741 ( 6.10% )

Average left (2008-2012):  693


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics