Agency Report

Federal Bureau of Prisons (DOJ)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  298  

2017 Index Score
55.0

Change from 2016
-5.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Justice (Index Score: 63.7)
Mission
To protect society by confining offenders in the controlled environments of prisons and community-based facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient and appropriately secure, and that provide work and other self-improvement opportunities to assist offenders in becoming law-abiding citizens.
Website
http://www.bop.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 298 of 339 -5.1  55.0 60.1 61.5 61.0 59.5 60.3 64.0 65.1 59.6 65.2 60.6 61.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 320  of 336 -2.4  47.4 49.8 50.9 50.9 49.7 49.3 53.2 51.3 48.3 50.0 48.7 47.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 321  of 336 -3.8  38.7 42.5 44.2 44.1 42.9 43.1 46.2 45.4 44.0 43.1 43.7 39.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 307  of 336 -3.0  48.8 51.8 51.5 51.0 50.7 49.9 53.2 50.0 45.6 44.9 44.8 43.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 286  of 336 -3.0  41.9 44.9 46.2 46.2 45.2 45.2 49.1 47.5 45.6 47.7 46.0 43.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 328  of 336 -0.8  56.6 57.4 58.5 59.1 57.1 56.3 60.7 58.7 54.6 58.4 56.0 56.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 327  of 338 -2.9  71.0 73.9 74.1 73.9 73.1 74.1 75.1 74.4 73.5 76.4 74.1 77.7
Pay 319  of 338 -0.3  51.4 51.7 53.6 53.0 49.0 51.6 60.3 66.0 61.0 69.1
Strategic Management 325  of 337 -3.6  47.2 50.8 52.8 52.7 51.5 52.2 52.9 51.5 52.7 55.3 54.8 60.1
Teamwork 330  of 337 -0.8  56.3 57.1 58.6 58.2 57.6 57.0 58.5 56.3 63.9 66.1 67.2 65.4
Innovation 326  of 337 -3.9  55.0 58.9 58.9 58.1 57.9 59.2 60.5 59.3
Training and Development 311  of 338 -3.1  53.9 57.0 58.8 58.7 56.2 58.2 60.1 58.5 56.8 60.5 59.0 59.6
Work–Life Balance 304  of 337 -5.3  55.7 61.0 61.3 59.4 56.7 57.4 58.0 56.5 54.4 57.7 54.3 59.8
Support for Diversity 303  of 337 -2.5  55.3 57.8 58.8 59.4 57.1 56.5 59.2 57.9 60.4 61.0 60.2 63.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 322  of 336 -3.7  37.8 41.5 42.3 40.7 40.0 40.9 44.2 41.7 40.3 40.4 36.5 42.4
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 (2016)
3,310 ( 8.5% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
2,996

Workforce with less than three years of service
19.3%

Employees left (2016)
2,777 ( 7.1% )

Average left (2010-2016)
2,616


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics