Agency Report

Department of Labor

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.
Websites
http://www.dol.gov/

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 17 of 19

Large Agencies

Index Score: 55.6

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 17 of 19 55.6 57.4 60.0 62.3 63.2 61.9 61.4 60.1
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 17 of 19 50.0 50.7 52.2 52.4 51.8 52.0 50.6 48.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 16 of 19 41.6 42.7 45.0 45.8 48.5 47.2 45.3 43.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 18 of 19 50.5 51.0 51.5 50.6 46.4 46.5 45.3 45.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 14 of 19 43.7 44.8 46.3 46.8 46.2 46.5 46.1 43.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 16 of 19 60.2 60.4 62.2 62.2 61.7 62.7 60.4 58.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 17 of 19 73.5 75.9 76.6 76.5 78.0 77.9 76.6 77.8
Pay 12 of 19 51.5 55.5 59.9 68.2 66.3 66.4 None None
Strategic Management 9 of 19 54.6 56.4 57.0 57.2 59.5 58.7 59.5 61.1
Teamwork 15 of 19 63.2 64.4 64.8 65.8 71.2 71.5 70.6 68.3
Training and Development 18 of 19 49.5 52.7 51.9 52.9 54.9 55.8 56.4 55.1
Work–Life Balance 14 of 19 57.7 59.0 56.7 58.3 60.9 61.9 63.6 64.0
Support for Diversity 18 of 19 52.7 53.4 55.0 53.6 57.6 56.7 55.9 58.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 18 of 19 39.3 41.4 43.2 45.4 46.1 46.2 43.1 41.9
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 7 of 18 78.4 77.9 78.6 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 17 of 18 55.5 59.3 59.8 62.1 61.8 None None None
Male 11 of 18 60.7 63.2 64.6 65.9 64.4 None None None
40 and over 16 of 18 58.2 61.4 61.5 63.3 62.3 None None None
Under 40 13 of 18 59.0 61.8 65.2 66.8 66.2 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None 48.5 56.4 None 50.7 None None None
Asian 14 of 18 64.9 61.6 65.7 67.1 65.6 None None None
Black or African-American 18 of 18 52.6 55.9 57.1 57.6 59.3 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 17 of 18 58.4 63.8 65.6 63.4 66.2 None None None
Multi-racial 16 of 18 50.0 57.2 57.5 63.4 55.9 None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander None None None None None None None None None
White 12 of 18 60.8 63.6 64.2 66.7 64.5 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 15 of 18 52.7 54.3 None None None None None None
Veterans 12 of 18 59.1 61.5 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 7 of 18 81.9 80.5 None None None None None None

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2012):  1,419 ( 9.00% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  1,249

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  14.50%

Employees left (2012):  1,085 ( 6.90% )

Average left (2008-2012):  1,107


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics