Agency Report

Commodity Futures Trading Commission


Best Places to Work Rank

  25  
of 28 Small Agencies

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2015 Index Score
48.8
Change from 2014
6.5 

Mission
To foster open, transparent, competitive, and financially sound markets, to avoid systemic risk, and to protect market users and the public from abusive practices related to the sale of commodity and financial futures.
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Website
http://www.cftc.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 25 of 28 6.5  48.8 42.3 56.6 69.6 75.2 75.7 75.2 61.5 64.1
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 25 of 28 4.9  48.7 43.8 53.5 59.2 63.7 60.1 59.0 48.0 52.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 26 of 28 3.6  35.0 31.4 41.8 50.2 55.7 52.2 50.7 39.0 43.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 20 of 28 7.0  48.7 41.7 54.4 58.0 58.5 54.9 48.1 39.6 45.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 24 of 28 6.7  38.1 31.4 44.2 54.6 59.4 55.4 57.0 43.6 49.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 21 of 28 3.0  66.4 63.4 68.0 68.8 74.5 71.5 70.6 61.1 64.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 27 of 28 2.1  66.3 64.2 70.1 73.9 77.2 78.1 76.9 70.2 72.2
Pay 28 of 28 4.2  33.0 28.8 41.2 64.2 71.0 77.1 78.0 70.7
Strategic Management 25 of 28 10.4  48.1 37.7 49.9 58.3 63.5 69.7 63.2 49.5 53.6
Teamwork 26 of 28 1.9  58.7 56.8 61.7 69.8 69.0 66.1 74.2 62.2 66.9
Innovation 26 of 28 4.9  56.8 51.9 58.7 66.6 67.6 67.9
Training and Development 25 of 28 7.3  49.4 42.1 47.8 54.0 58.7 63.9 63.6 52.7 58.6
Work–Life Balance 26 of 28 3.7  53.1 49.4 56.3 59.0 61.9 69.5 70.4 66.1 68.9
Support for Diversity 24 of 28 1.0  52.3 51.3 56.3 61.1 63.7 59.7 60.4 52.3 57.8
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 28 of 28 4.7  35.8 31.1 39.0 47.3 52.0 53.7 52.7 38.7 43.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 17 of 19 0.0  50.9
Male 17 of 18 0.0  51.4
40 and over 19 of 20 0.0  47.1
Under 40 12 of 13 0.0  52.7
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 7 of 8 0.0  56.2
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 19 of 20 0.0  52.6
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 7 of 10 0.0  59.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0  29.0
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 4 of 4 0.0  54.8
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 (2014)
34 ( 5.5% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
66

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.5%

Employees left (2014)
58 ( 9.4% )

Average left (2009-2014)
50


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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