Agency Report

Federal Bureau of Prisons (DOJ)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  194  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 15 Law Enforcement and Border Protection Agencies

  9  

2016 Index Score
60.1

Change from 2015
-1.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Justice (Index Score: 65.7)
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.
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Looking at Agencies by Mission
For the second year in a row, we have placed a select group of agencies and subcomponents into five mission areas. See how the Federal Bureau of Prisons (DOJ) compares to other organizations responsible for law enforcement.
Website
http://www.bop.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 194 of 305 -1.4  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 261 of 303 -1.1  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 261 of 303 -1.7  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 226 of 303 0.3  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 212 of 303 -1.3  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 289 of 303 -1.1  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 241 of 304 -0.2  73.9 74.1 73.9 73.1 74.1 75.1 74.4 73.5 76.4 74.1 77.7
Pay 274 of 304 -1.9  51.7 53.6 53.0 49.0 51.6 60.3 66.0 61.0 69.1
Strategic Management 242 of 304 -2.0  50.8 52.8 52.7 51.5 52.2 52.9 51.5 52.7 55.3 54.8 60.1
Teamwork 290 of 304 -1.5  57.1 58.6 58.2 57.6 57.0 58.5 56.3 63.9 66.1 67.2 65.4
Innovation 260 of 304 0.0  58.9 58.9 58.1 57.9 59.2 60.5 59.3
Training and Development 214 of 304 -1.8  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 185 of 304 -0.3  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 186 of 304 -1.0  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 257 of 303 -0.8  41.5 42.3 40.7 40.0 40.9 44.2 41.7 40.3 40.4 36.5 42.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 95 of 285 -0.8  68.1 68.9 67.1 67.5 70.1 71.5 71.3 62.8
Male 171 of 294 -0.7  64.4 65.1 64.3 62.4 63.8 65.9 66.0 58.5
American Indian or Native American 13 of 25 -4.1  54.9 59.0 71.5 59.0
Asian 63 of 111 -2.3  67.9 70.2 73.3 56.9 62.5
Black or African-American 65 of 225 -2.5  70.0 72.5 71.1 71.3 74.9 74.3 77.0 68.4
Hispanic or Latino 98 of 149 -7.3  60.4 67.7 63.8 63.2 65.7 68.9 68.1 67.5
Multi-racial 74 of 99 -8.3  50.3 58.6 55.8 60.4 53.1 64.3 53.6 49.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0  68.4 57.8 53.7
White 162 of 299 0.6  65.7 65.1 63.9 62.7 64.1 65.3 65.2 57.2
Employees with Disabilities 112 of 194 -3.5  56.7 60.2 57.5 56.0 57.1
LGBT 38 of 59 -9.8  61.1 70.9
Senior Executive Service (SES) 25 of 37 -11.5  82.6 94.1 79.5 94.1 87.2
Veterans 139 of 230 -1.6  62.0 63.6 62.6 61.9 62.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 12 of 58 0.0  71.1
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 17 of 57 3.4  69.0 65.6
IT Specialist 37 of 103 -16.6  61.4 78.0
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)
3,083 ( 7.9% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
2,705

Workforce with less than three years of service
18.1%

Employees left (2015)
2,922 ( 7.5% )

Average left (2010-2015)
2,358


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics