Agency Report

Defense Logistics Agency (DOD)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  117  

2016 Index Score
65.7

Change from 2015
2.0 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Index Score: 59.8)
Mission
To provide worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries.
Website
http://www.dla.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 117 of 305 2.0  65.7 63.7 62.8 64.5 65.8 66.1 69.2 62.9 62.1 65.5 57.3
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 158 of 303 1.5  56.9 55.4 55.3 58.2 56.6 55.7 59.2 54.8 53.5 52.7 44.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 158 of 303 1.3  50.2 48.9 48.6 50.6 50.5 50.1 53.1 52.2 49.9 49.8 44.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 167 of 303 3.5  56.0 52.5 55.1 56.7 54.2 51.7 54.3 48.4 44.4 43.0 38.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 138 of 303 2.5  51.8 49.3 49.2 53.4 52.1 50.1 54.2 50.0 50.0 48.4 38.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 201 of 303 -0.3  65.8 66.1 64.8 67.7 65.1 66.0 69.9 64.2 63.3 63.4 54.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 176 of 304 0.4  76.5 76.1 74.9 76.7 77.8 78.4 77.2 77.4 77.6 78.5 75.1
Pay 148 of 304 1.3  63.2 61.9 59.8 58.4 60.6 59.9 68.3 62.3 61.6
Strategic Management 119 of 304 1.9  58.8 56.9 57.4 57.9 59.4 59.2 58.9 57.8 57.7 56.1 55.1
Teamwork 159 of 304 0.8  67.7 66.9 67.1 68.3 67.5 65.6 68.3 74.2 71.0 69.2 63.1
Innovation 168 of 304 2.2  63.5 61.3 61.5 63.6 63.9 63.5 67.6
Training and Development 106 of 304 2.2  63.7 61.5 61.0 63.2 64.5 64.1 65.2 64.8 61.3 65.6 59.1
Work–Life Balance 106 of 304 -0.3  65.7 66.0 64.6 66.1 66.3 65.2 65.4 64.0 67.6 68.5 65.6
Support for Diversity 123 of 304 2.6  60.7 58.1 60.0 61.2 58.9 57.6 61.1 61.8 59.1 57.1 57.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 123 of 303 1.8  48.9 47.1 47.0 48.2 47.7 47.7 52.8 49.2 48.1 43.8 41.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 77 of 285 0.9  70.2 69.3 68.5 69.9 68.9 69.5 71.6 62.0
Male 132 of 294 2.6  66.8 64.2 63.9 65.1 68.2 66.8 70.3 63.5
American Indian or Native American 0.0  65.7
Asian 75 of 111 -12.8  64.4 77.2 61.7 72.1 70.1 75.4
Black or African-American 27 of 225 4.1  76.4 72.3 69.8 72.4 73.3 70.1 79.6 66.3
Hispanic or Latino 46 of 149 5.7  70.2 64.5 67.0 69.0 67.0 62.7 53.7 68.7
Multi-racial 16 of 99 9.2  65.2 56.0 60.9 57.8 63.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0  58.0 61.3
White 143 of 299 1.7  67.0 65.3 66.5 66.2 67.6 67.9 69.1 61.6
Employees with Disabilities 41 of 194 2.6  65.3 62.7 61.7 64.7 66.7
LGBT 0.0  54.1
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 80 of 230 2.8  67.0 64.2 65.9 65.2 69.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 17 of 58 -2.6  66.9 69.5
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0  64.3
IT Specialist 52 of 103 5.5  58.0 52.5
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)
2,172 ( 9.2% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
1,696

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.1%

Employees left (2015)
1,924 ( 8.1% )

Average left (2010-2015)
1,955


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics