Agency Report

Department of Labor


Best Places to Work Rank

  8  
of 19 Large Agencies

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2015 Index Score
63.1
Change from 2014
4.4 

Mission
To foster and promote the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment and protecting benefits.
Website
http://www.dol.gov/dol/organization.htm
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 8 of 19 4.4  63.1 58.7 55.6 57.4 60.0 62.3 63.2 61.9 61.4 60.1
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 7 of 19 3.7  55.4 51.7 50.0 50.7 52.2 52.4 51.8 52.0 50.6 48.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 9 of 19 4.3  47.9 43.6 41.6 42.7 45.0 45.8 48.5 47.2 45.3 43.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 15 of 19 2.1  53.0 50.9 50.5 51.0 51.5 50.6 46.4 46.5 45.3 45.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 5 of 19 4.8  49.9 45.1 43.7 44.8 46.3 46.8 46.2 46.5 46.1 43.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 9 of 19 2.9  65.8 62.9 60.2 60.4 62.2 62.2 61.7 62.7 60.4 58.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 10 of 19 1.5  76.3 74.8 73.5 75.9 76.6 76.5 78.0 77.9 76.6 77.8
Pay 7 of 19 2.5  60.3 57.8 51.5 55.5 59.9 68.2 66.3 66.4
Strategic Management 5 of 19 2.4  57.3 54.9 54.6 56.4 57.0 57.2 59.5 58.7 59.5 61.1
Teamwork 7 of 19 2.8  67.5 64.7 63.2 64.4 64.8 65.8 71.2 71.5 70.6 68.3
Innovation 15 of 18 3.0  59.3 56.3 54.6 56.8 57.2 58.3
Training and Development 16 of 19 5.1  56.0 50.9 49.5 52.7 51.9 52.9 54.9 55.8 56.4 55.1
Work–Life Balance 10 of 19 2.8  61.1 58.3 57.7 59.0 56.7 58.3 60.9 61.9 63.6 64.0
Support for Diversity 14 of 19 2.0  56.7 54.7 52.7 53.4 55.0 53.6 57.6 56.7 55.9 58.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 8 of 19 2.6  45.0 42.4 39.3 41.4 43.2 45.4 46.1 46.2 43.1 41.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 9 of 18 4.5  61.8 57.3 55.5 59.3 59.8 62.1 61.8
Male 7 of 18 4.1  66.8 62.7 60.7 63.2 64.6 65.9 64.4
40 and over 7 of 18 3.7  62.8 59.1 58.2 61.4 61.5 63.3 62.3
Under 40 9 of 18 6.6  63.9 57.3 59.0 61.8 65.2 66.8 66.2
American Indian or Native American 6 of 17 14.1  60.1 46.0 48.5 56.4 50.7
Asian 8 of 18 7.6  69.5 61.9 64.9 61.6 65.7 67.1 65.6
Black or African-American 16 of 18 3.8  56.4 52.6 52.6 55.9 57.1 57.6 59.3
Hispanic or Latino 8 of 18 5.1  64.1 59.0 58.4 63.8 65.6 63.4 66.2
Multi-racial 10 of 18 1.2  54.3 53.1 50.0 57.2 57.5 63.4 55.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7 of 16 -0.7  59.6 60.3
White 6 of 18 4.5  67.8 63.3 60.8 63.6 64.2 66.7 64.5
Employees with Disabilities 12 of 18 1.6  55.2 53.6 52.7 54.3
LGBT 7 of 18 0.0  63.1
Senior Executive Service (SES) 2 of 18 -0.5  91.8 92.3 81.9 80.5
Veterans 5 of 18 4.3  64.8 60.5 59.1 61.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 12 of 14 0.0  53.3
Contract Specialist 7 of 17 0.0  61.1
Economist 3 of 7 0.0  69.7
HR Specialist 14 of 18 0.0  57.7
IT Specialist 6 of 18 0.0  60.0
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 (2014)
798 ( 5.3% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
1,061

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.8%

Employees left (2014)
1,132 ( 7.5% )

Average left (2009-2014)
1,137


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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