Agency Report

U.S. Census Bureau (Commerce)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  176  

2017 Index Score
65.2

Change from 2016
6.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Index Score: 69.2)
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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 176 of 339 6.4  65.2 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 248  of 336 6.7  55.9 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 336 5.7  46.8 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 233  of 336 8.3  56.0 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 231  of 336 7.3  47.6 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 224  of 336 5.7  68.6 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 208  of 338 3.1  77.5 74.4 72.7 74.6 75.6 73.6 74.4 78.0 75.5 74.5 74.9 76.8
Pay 279  of 338 6.9  57.5 50.6 49.6 49.9 46.3 56.8 58.7 66.1 61.1 60.0
Strategic Management 242  of 337 4.7  54.4 49.7 49.7 50.3 52.4 56.5 59.2 62.9 60.8 60.4 57.8 63.3
Teamwork 239  of 337 4.5  67.6 63.1 63.1 62.3 64.8 67.2 67.6 69.4 74.1 72.7 72.5 70.0
Innovation 219  of 337 5.0  64.8 59.8 58.8 58.4 58.7 64.9 67.0 68.6
Training and Development 191  of 338 5.6  62.0 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 185  of 337 3.9  63.7 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 176  of 337 8.0  63.1 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 269  of 336 5.9  46.1 40.2 39.1 39.0 39.6 46.6 50.6 53.0 51.9 50.4 51.2 51.7
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)
421 ( 7.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
277

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.6%

Employees left (2016)
361 ( 6.6% )

Average left (2010-2016)
415


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics