Agency Report

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Commerce)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  131  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 15 Energy and Environment Agencies

  8  

2016 Index Score
63.9

Change from 2015
1.9 


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

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 131 of 305 1.9  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 220 of 303 1.8  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 199 of 303 2.4  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 171 of 303 1.1  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 248 of 303 1.7  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 162 of 303 1.9  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 123 of 304 1.5  78.3 76.8 76.2 76.3 78.2 79.5 79.0 82.1 80.7 81.3 79.7
Pay 110 of 304 1.4  65.5 64.1 63.9 58.3 65.4 66.4 71.5 66.7 69.4
Strategic Management 222 of 304 1.5  52.4 50.9 51.3 48.9 54.8 57.1 57.1 62.5 59.7 60.3 63.3
Teamwork 218 of 304 0.1  64.8 64.7 65.1 64.2 65.4 64.3 64.3 75.5 71.7 73.9 69.1
Innovation 118 of 304 2.1  66.2 64.1 64.7 62.8 65.8 68.6 68.9
Training and Development 229 of 304 2.5  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 238 of 304 2.0  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 259 of 304 0.7  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 182 of 303 2.2  46.2 44.0 46.0 44.1 48.6 50.8 51.9 53.7 52.7 53.6 50.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 142 of 285 1.7  63.9 62.2 63.3 61.7 65.7 67.1 67.4 64.9
Male 149 of 294 1.4  65.4 64.0 63.2 59.8 65.8 70.6 71.8 72.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0  69.3 59.8 57.7
Asian 71 of 111 2.8  65.1 62.3 63.7 68.9 66.7 67.3 74.4
Black or African-American 104 of 225 6.8  64.3 57.5 57.8 60.8 61.8 61.7 58.8 61.0
Hispanic or Latino 122 of 149 -7.0  56.8 63.8 64.7 64.9 67.6 71.5 66.9
Multi-racial 71 of 99 -2.9  50.9 53.8 50.5 45.2 53.0 61.2 66.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0  61.7
White 152 of 299 0.8  66.4 65.6 64.4 60.8 66.7 71.0 72.0 71.5
Employees with Disabilities 134 of 194 5.3  54.4 49.1 59.7 46.4 54.8
LGBT 35 of 59 2.1  62.2 60.1
Senior Executive Service (SES) 29 of 37 -4.5  80.4 84.9 77.4 79.4 72.6
Veterans 153 of 230 0.8  60.9 60.1 62.5 58.7 62.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 2 of 58 13.3  80.0 66.7
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 60 of 103 -4.0  55.2 59.2
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)
595 ( 5.3% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
506

Workforce with less than three years of service
5.9%

Employees left (2015)
698 ( 6.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
714


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics