Agency Report

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DOD)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  109  

2016 Index Score
67.2

Change from 2015
3.9 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Index Score: 59.8)
Mission
To perform all necessary contract audits for the DOD and provide accounting and financial advisory services regarding contracts and subcontracts to all DOD components responsible for procurement and contract administration.
Website
http://www.dcaa.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 109 of 305 3.9  67.2 63.3 63.9 64.4 61.7 57.8 57.7 54.0 61.1 65.1 62.1
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 42 of 303 4.3  66.2 61.9 62.6 64.4 62.0 58.6 57.3 52.0 56.2 56.6 53.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 48 of 303 6.2  58.7 52.5 52.9 54.1 49.9 47.1 46.6 45.3 51.2 52.0 47.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 21 of 303 4.0  68.8 64.8 64.5 65.1 63.7 62.0 59.0 46.3 50.6 51.3 49.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 70 of 303 3.7  58.0 54.3 57.1 59.7 56.6 51.4 47.3 44.0 50.2 51.7 48.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 35 of 303 4.0  76.7 72.7 71.9 73.7 72.5 69.9 71.7 66.3 67.5 66.6 64.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 142 of 304 2.5  77.7 75.2 74.4 74.7 74.5 72.1 73.1 74.3 74.7 77.1 77.3
Pay 70 of 304 2.1  68.1 66.0 64.0 59.8 65.8 64.7 71.0 61.9 67.7
Strategic Management 45 of 304 3.8  65.7 61.9 63.3 63.6 63.2 60.8 59.2 61.5 66.8 69.9 71.7
Teamwork 27 of 304 3.5  78.0 74.5 75.0 73.9 73.4 68.5 72.2 76.8 77.5 79.6 77.3
Innovation 47 of 304 4.8  71.0 66.2 63.9 64.8 65.5 61.9 62.8
Training and Development 29 of 304 4.1  73.2 69.1 69.7 68.7 68.1 66.2 69.4 73.7 75.7 78.2 74.8
Work–Life Balance 19 of 304 3.5  74.6 71.1 71.8 68.9 66.1 63.6 65.2 61.9 66.3 69.4 71.9
Support for Diversity 25 of 304 3.8  70.6 66.8 67.1 67.0 66.6 63.9 64.3 63.2 64.4 62.4 67.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 52 of 303 5.9  55.7 49.8 48.5 51.0 51.6 50.2 52.1 48.4 49.0 50.0 49.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 89 of 285 3.4  69.0 65.6 65.2 66.4 63.6 59.9 59.8 58.9
Male 117 of 294 4.0  67.9 63.9 64.6 64.1 62.8 61.5 58.3 48.9
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 39 of 111 9.2  75.3 66.1 70.2 70.2 61.3 54.5 53.9 54.4
Black or African-American 57 of 225 5.9  71.1 65.2 65.2 69.0 66.3 63.7 54.7 51.8
Hispanic or Latino 38 of 149 3.7  71.8 68.1 71.0 69.5 59.4 52.0 60.6 52.9
Multi-racial 55 of 99 -5.8  54.4 60.2 57.3 59.4 63.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 123 of 299 3.5  68.6 65.1 65.2 65.6 64.3 62.1 60.3 54.6
Employees with Disabilities 58 of 194 0.8  62.9 62.1 63.0 61.2 62.7
LGBT 47 of 59 -4.8  55.6 60.4
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 73 of 230 3.0  68.0 65.0 65.5 66.9 62.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 11 of 28 4.7  68.3 63.6
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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)
208 ( 4.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
450

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.5%

Employees left (2015)
421 ( 8.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
358


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics