Agency Report

U.S. Census Bureau (Commerce)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  209  

2016 Index Score
58.8

Change from 2015
1.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Index Score: 67.9)
Mission
To serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
Website
http://www.census.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 209 of 305 1.3  58.8 57.5 59.6 62.6 63.6 64.8 69.4 65.7 63.6 63.0 64.7
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 267 of 303 -0.4  49.2 49.6 49.8 53.8 55.9 56.6 58.8 55.8 53.6 51.8 52.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 275 of 303 2.3  41.1 38.8 40.3 43.6 46.7 49.0 53.2 53.1 51.2 48.8 47.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 273 of 303 -1.9  47.7 49.6 49.3 50.7 54.9 53.2 55.9 48.8 43.8 42.6 45.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 263 of 303 -1.0  40.3 41.3 41.5 49.1 50.9 51.9 54.5 48.9 48.2 43.3 46.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 251 of 303 -0.2  62.9 63.1 63.0 65.0 66.0 66.7 67.4 67.5 65.0 66.5 64.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 236 of 304 1.7  74.4 72.7 74.6 75.6 73.6 74.4 78.0 75.5 74.5 74.9 76.8
Pay 280 of 304 1.0  50.6 49.6 49.9 46.3 56.8 58.7 66.1 61.1 60.0
Strategic Management 259 of 304 0.0  49.7 49.7 50.3 52.4 56.5 59.2 62.9 60.8 60.4 57.8 63.3
Teamwork 244 of 304 0.0  63.1 63.1 62.3 64.8 67.2 67.6 69.4 74.1 72.7 72.5 70.0
Innovation 240 of 304 1.0  59.8 58.8 58.4 58.7 64.9 67.0 68.6
Training and Development 223 of 304 0.4  56.4 56.0 56.6 57.4 61.4 63.6 67.4 65.5 64.3 63.0 63.6
Work–Life Balance 206 of 304 0.1  59.8 59.7 60.4 60.8 66.2 68.8 70.8 69.9 69.5 69.6 72.7
Support for Diversity 239 of 304 -1.3  55.1 56.4 57.0 58.4 61.3 61.6 64.1 67.0 64.2 61.0 65.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 270 of 303 1.1  40.2 39.1 39.0 39.6 46.6 50.6 53.0 51.9 50.4 51.2 51.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 181 of 285 0.8  60.6 59.8 61.9 64.4 65.6 68.9 72.0 68.1
Male 218 of 294 1.8  60.9 59.1 60.6 65.0 65.7 68.8 73.7 61.6
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 46 of 111 10.3  72.5 62.2 69.0 72.3 76.9 80.9 77.5 69.9
Black or African-American 134 of 225 -4.1  61.3 65.4 61.2 67.1 62.9 67.2 72.8 68.9
Hispanic or Latino 73 of 149 -2.5  65.6 68.1 63.0 66.2 64.8 68.5 72.1 61.9
Multi-racial 79 of 99 -5.3  49.1 54.4 51.5 54.0 55.6 53.3 59.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 221 of 299 1.8  60.9 59.1 62.5 64.9 66.2 69.3 74.0 64.6
Employees with Disabilities 123 of 194 1.5  55.5 54.0 49.6 55.3 52.3
LGBT 39 of 59 4.4  59.2 54.8
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0  92.4
Veterans 110 of 230 9.7  64.5 54.8 58.6 63.2 59.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0  68.2
HR Specialist 31 of 57 -2.6  60.8 63.4
IT Specialist 42 of 103 0.3  60.4 60.1
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)
369 ( 7.1% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
240

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.5%

Employees left (2015)
376 ( 7.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
407


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics