Agency Report

Department of Labor

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

  6  

2017 Index Score
66.2

Change from 2016
0.5 


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
https://www.dol.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 6 of 18 0.5  66.2 65.7 63.1 58.7 55.6 57.4 60.0 62.3 63.2 61.9 61.4 60.1
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 5  of 18 0.5  58.7 58.2 55.4 51.7 50.0 50.7 52.2 52.4 51.8 52.0 50.6 48.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 6  of 18 1.2  52.3 51.1 47.9 43.6 41.6 42.7 45.0 45.8 48.5 47.2 45.3 43.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 12  of 18 1.4  57.7 56.3 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 18 -0.8  51.6 52.4 49.9 45.1 43.7 44.8 46.3 46.8 46.2 46.5 46.1 43.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 8  of 18 1.0  69.5 68.5 65.8 62.9 60.2 60.4 62.2 62.2 61.7 62.7 60.4 58.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 6  of 18 1.2  79.1 77.9 76.3 74.8 73.5 75.9 76.6 76.5 78.0 77.9 76.6 77.8
Pay 4  of 18 2.0  64.4 62.4 60.3 57.8 51.5 55.5 59.9 68.2 66.3 66.4
Strategic Management 4  of 18 0.1  59.9 59.8 57.3 54.9 54.6 56.4 57.0 57.2 59.5 58.7 59.5 61.1
Teamwork 5  of 18 1.5  70.9 69.4 67.5 64.7 63.2 64.4 64.8 65.8 71.2 71.5 70.6 68.3
Innovation 13  of 18 0.6  62.7 62.1 59.3 56.3 54.6 56.8 57.2 58.3
Training and Development 15  of 18 0.2  59.7 59.5 56.0 50.9 49.5 52.7 51.9 52.9 54.9 55.8 56.4 55.1
Work–Life Balance 6  of 18 0.1  63.5 63.4 61.1 58.3 57.7 59.0 56.7 58.3 60.9 61.9 63.6 64.0
Support for Diversity 7  of 18 2.0  62.3 60.3 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 6  of 18 1.1  48.9 47.8 45.0 42.4 39.3 41.4 43.2 45.4 46.1 46.2 43.1 41.9
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)
1,007 ( 6.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
1,024

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.8%

Employees left (2016)
1,132 ( 7.5% )

Average left (2010-2016)
1,158


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics