Agency Report

Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  51  

2016 Index Score
72.9

Change from 2015
1.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Labor (Index Score: 65.7)
Mission
To collect, analyze and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making.
Website
http://www.bls.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 51 of 305 1.1  72.9 71.8 67.5 65.0 70.1 65.9 68.9 66.3 64.7 64.7 63.0
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 57 of 303 1.8  64.2 62.4 59.6 58.0 61.2 59.0 60.0 56.8 56.5 55.9 52.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 66 of 303 2.8  56.0 53.2 49.3 48.3 52.5 50.7 52.0 50.0 50.3 49.3 46.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 45 of 303 2.7  64.7 62.0 62.1 61.3 61.1 59.6 60.6 55.6 51.5 51.1 50.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 60 of 303 1.2  58.6 57.4 52.7 52.2 56.6 52.9 54.7 50.2 50.6 49.9 46.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 65 of 303 1.6  73.8 72.2 70.4 67.2 70.1 68.9 69.1 67.4 68.0 67.5 62.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 151 of 304 1.8  77.4 75.6 74.1 72.8 75.6 74.7 74.8 72.0 73.3 71.4 72.7
Pay 167 of 304 1.3  61.9 60.6 57.8 54.6 61.4 63.1 71.6 66.9 65.1
Strategic Management 54 of 304 1.1  64.3 63.2 60.5 59.5 62.6 61.0 63.8 62.0 63.9 63.0 65.0
Teamwork 78 of 304 1.3  72.1 70.8 67.8 65.9 68.5 67.6 68.8 73.5 73.8 73.3 68.1
Innovation 96 of 304 3.7  67.0 63.3 62.7 61.0 62.7 63.8 64.7
Training and Development 68 of 304 1.3  68.1 66.8 63.0 59.0 67.1 62.6 64.8 59.9 65.9 65.6 63.2
Work–Life Balance 43 of 304 -0.5  70.9 71.4 69.0 66.4 71.5 66.5 70.3 66.9 75.2 74.9 76.2
Support for Diversity 73 of 304 2.1  64.1 62.0 60.5 57.6 59.2 57.5 56.7 60.1 58.0 57.1 60.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 64 of 303 2.5  53.7 51.2 49.5 46.3 49.4 50.3 51.3 48.5 47.8 47.7 46.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 37 of 285 1.5  76.0 74.5 70.5 66.2 69.4 66.8 70.5 67.1
Male 75 of 294 1.2  73.0 71.8 68.2 70.7 71.9 70.8 71.4 65.8
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 13 of 111 3.4  80.3 76.9 76.7 73.6 75.8 76.3 65.3 66.4
Black or African-American 68 of 225 1.8  69.7 67.9 66.9 58.9 63.9 61.1 67.9 62.1
Hispanic or Latino 30 of 149 0.2  74.0 73.8 68.4 70.5 81.4 73.3
Multi-racial 43 of 99 4.4  58.4 54.0 58.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 59 of 299 0.6  76.0 75.4 69.9 69.6 71.9 70.7 72.0 68.5
Employees with Disabilities 75 of 194 -0.4  60.6 61.0 60.5 57.8 59.7
LGBT 19 of 59 7.3  71.1 63.8
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 45 of 230 0.2  72.2 72.0 70.5 69.3 70.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 6 of 12 1.3  71.4 70.1
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 10 of 103 3.7  74.5 70.8
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)
171 ( 8.6% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
126

Workforce with less than three years of service
13.5%

Employees left (2015)
150 ( 7.6% )

Average left (2010-2015)
136


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics