Agency Report

Drug Enforcement Administration (DOJ)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  90  


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

  4  

2016 Index Score
68.7

Change from 2015
0.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Justice (Index Score: 65.7)
Mission
To enforce controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and support programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.
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Website
http://www.dea.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 90 of 305 0.4  68.7 68.3 71.0 66.8 67.2 74.2 72.4 69.3 73.4 69.4 64.3
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 129 of 303 0.4  58.9 58.5 60.3 57.7 58.1 62.4 60.6 58.0 59.5 56.3 44.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 81 of 303 -0.1  54.8 54.9 55.0 53.0 53.2 58.5 57.6 54.3 55.5 50.9 43.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 149 of 303 -0.3  57.0 57.3 59.5 55.4 56.3 59.1 55.7 54.0 53.6 52.1 40.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 126 of 303 3.0  52.5 49.5 53.1 51.5 52.0 56.5 54.6 52.4 53.4 51.1 37.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 151 of 303 -1.6  68.3 69.9 70.4 67.4 67.5 71.8 70.7 67.5 70.5 66.2 54.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 77 of 304 0.5  79.8 79.3 79.8 80.2 80.4 81.8 80.8 82.5 82.0 81.4 79.7
Pay 51 of 304 -2.0  70.2 72.2 73.3 65.5 67.5 74.8 77.7 76.0 72.7
Strategic Management 124 of 304 -1.2  58.3 59.5 60.5 58.6 60.2 63.2 62.2 61.6 64.7 61.9 57.5
Teamwork 115 of 304 -0.1  69.9 70.0 70.3 68.2 68.0 71.2 69.8 75.9 74.3 74.0 70.6
Innovation 149 of 304 -0.6  64.5 65.1 65.5 62.7 64.8 66.3 64.8
Training and Development 133 of 304 0.9  62.1 61.2 61.4 59.0 62.6 66.1 65.3 64.5 63.7 62.0 53.1
Work–Life Balance 78 of 304 -1.2  67.0 68.2 67.8 64.6 66.8 67.1 64.5 66.6 66.6 63.4 60.9
Support for Diversity 162 of 304 -2.9  59.2 62.1 63.5 58.9 59.7 64.6 62.4 63.6 63.9 60.9 60.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 93 of 303 -2.1  51.3 53.4 54.1 49.3 51.3 54.6 53.1 52.0 53.4 47.2 41.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 71 of 285 0.4  70.8 70.4 72.7 71.8 72.7 78.0 73.5 69.2
Male 58 of 294 2.0  74.2 72.2 74.6 71.8 71.3 76.8 75.0 69.4
American Indian or Native American 0.0  58.1
Asian 56 of 111 -6.1  69.5 75.6 73.1 70.9 74.3 81.3 72.1 77.0
Black or African-American 50 of 225 -1.2  72.2 73.4 77.5 77.1 71.5 76.7 76.5 71.2
Hispanic or Latino 37 of 149 -1.2  71.9 73.1 77.8 75.8 73.6 78.6 77.4 73.5
Multi-racial 19 of 99 -0.8  64.9 65.7 67.5 61.9 61.0 71.2 52.0 67.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 74 of 299 2.1  74.1 72.0 74.5 71.9 72.8 77.3 74.9 69.1
Employees with Disabilities 36 of 194 -1.2  65.8 67.0 68.3 71.2 66.0
LGBT 37 of 59 5.1  61.5 56.4
Senior Executive Service (SES) 13 of 37 -0.8  89.3 90.1 89.2 92.0
Veterans 41 of 230 3.5  73.2 69.7 72.9 70.0 70.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 36 of 57 -5.7  59.7 65.4
IT Specialist 30 of 103 0.5  64.3 63.8
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)
272 ( 3.0% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
330

Workforce with less than three years of service
4.9%

Employees left (2015)
442 ( 4.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
421


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics