Agency Report

Department of Justice

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

  6  

2016 Index Score
65.7

Change from 2015
-0.6 


Mission
To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law, ensure public safety against foreign and domestic threats, provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior and ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
Website
http://www.usdoj.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 6 of 18 -0.6  65.7 66.3 63.8 63.5 63.8 68.3 69.3 68.0 69.0 64.5 56.8
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 12 of 18 -0.4  54.8 55.2 53.0 53.5 52.9 57.1 55.9 54.2 53.1 52.0 44.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 10 of 18 -0.8  48.0 48.8 45.9 46.1 46.3 50.9 50.7 48.7 47.1 45.5 37.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 14 of 18 0.9  54.3 53.4 52.3 53.7 52.9 56.6 54.0 50.0 47.7 49.4 43.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 7 of 18 0.1  49.7 49.6 46.7 48.0 47.2 51.5 51.1 50.5 48.6 48.7 38.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 14 of 18 -1.3  63.7 65.0 63.0 62.7 61.9 66.1 64.3 62.8 63.3 59.7 53.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 11 of 18 -0.2  77.3 77.5 75.9 76.3 77.5 78.8 79.1 79.3 80.0 77.7 75.7
Pay 12 of 18 -1.1  57.1 58.2 56.7 54.7 56.8 63.7 66.5 65.1 66.8
Strategic Management 7 of 18 -0.8  55.9 56.7 54.5 54.7 55.9 58.0 56.9 58.1 57.6 59.0 55.9
Teamwork 14 of 18 -1.3  64.7 66.0 64.0 64.7 63.9 65.5 64.4 71.1 70.1 70.2 64.5
Innovation 9 of 18 0.4  62.6 62.2 60.0 60.1 61.5 63.2 62.6
Training and Development 8 of 18 -0.7  60.7 61.4 58.6 57.4 60.2 63.3 62.4 62.7 62.1 60.9 52.7
Work–Life Balance 5 of 18 -0.3  64.0 64.3 62.0 60.4 61.6 62.4 61.1 63.2 62.0 60.8 58.4
Support for Diversity 10 of 18 -0.6  58.9 59.5 58.5 56.9 56.7 59.8 58.0 60.8 58.9 58.8 57.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 7 of 18 -0.7  45.9 46.6 43.9 43.9 44.9 47.9 47.5 46.5 45.1 43.1 39.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 2 of 17 0.1  70.8 70.7 67.2 69.0 70.5 73.0 73.9 69.2
Male 5 of 17 -0.1  70.0 70.1 67.9 66.8 68.2 71.4 72.4 67.2
American Indian or Native American 7 of 16 -8.0  58.3 66.3 70.3 63.4 64.5 76.4 61.9 67.3
Asian 4 of 17 -1.1  72.5 73.6 68.9 70.1 69.7 76.4 79.0 70.1
Black or African-American 4 of 17 -2.3  69.1 71.4 68.4 70.9 72.4 73.5 77.3 65.6
Hispanic or Latino 5 of 17 -3.3  67.7 71.0 68.2 68.2 69.9 75.3 75.0 71.0
Multi-racial 3 of 17 -1.7  60.0 61.7 59.4 61.9 59.8 62.0 64.0 59.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9 of 16 -8.8  59.7 68.5 73.2 69.4 63.6
White 2 of 17 0.9  71.6 70.7 68.1 67.6 69.0 71.9 71.8 68.7
Employees with Disabilities 4 of 17 -0.7  59.6 60.3 57.5 58.1 60.4
LGBT 4 of 17 -5.6  66.9 72.5
Senior Executive Service (SES) 7 of 17 3.6  88.9 85.3 83.1 85.8 80.8
Veterans 4 of 17 0.5  67.2 66.7 64.2 65.6 66.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 5 of 14 1.1  69.5 68.4
Contract Specialist 4 of 15 0.2  65.4 65.2
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 8 of 16 0.6  64.6 64.0
IT Specialist 5 of 16 -1.7  63.7 65.4
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)
6,256 ( 5.6% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
5,654

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.1%

Employees left (2015)
6,612 ( 6.0% )

Average left (2010-2015)
5,989


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics