Agency Report

Defense Media Activity (DOD)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  301  

2017 Index Score
54.7

Change from 2016
2.3 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Index Score: 61.1)
Mission
To provide a broad range of high quality multimedia products and services to inform, educate and entertain DOD audiences around the world.
Website
http://www.dma.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 301 of 339 2.3  54.7 52.4 56.6 57.7 61.9
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 277  of 336 3.5  53.6 50.1 54.1 53.8 54.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 260  of 336 9.5  47.8 38.3 44.1 45.0 51.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 253  of 336 0.3  54.5 54.2 59.4 56.4 51.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 312  of 336 1.2  38.2 37.0 42.6 44.4 48.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 160  of 336 4.5  71.4 66.9 67.9 66.3 63.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 306  of 338 1.0  73.2 72.2 75.9 76.9 78.5
Pay 92  of 338 9.8  70.5 60.7 66.4 57.8 61.4
Strategic Management 255  of 337 4.9  54.0 49.1 58.1 55.6 56.1
Teamwork 308  of 337 3.0  62.5 59.5 63.2 65.4 66.8
Innovation 163  of 337 2.8  66.9 64.1 63.2 62.9 64.7
Training and Development 230  of 338 7.5  59.9 52.4 53.2 49.5 54.7
Work–Life Balance 145  of 337 4.2  65.5 61.3 65.5 66.9 64.3
Support for Diversity 151  of 337 3.7  64.2 60.5 61.8 62.3 57.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 215  of 336 5.6  48.4 42.8 45.2 46.0 43.7
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)
53 ( 9.3% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
64

Workforce with less than three years of service
16.7%

Employees left (2016)
75 ( 13.2% )

Average left (2010-2016)
61


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics