Agency Report

Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  62  

2017 Index Score
74.9

Change from 2016
2.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Labor (Index Score: 66.2)
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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 62 of 339 2.0  74.9 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 62  of 336 2.5  66.7 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 71  of 336 3.7  59.7 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 58  of 336 1.4  66.1 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 71  of 336 2.4  61.0 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 74  of 336 2.3  76.1 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 136  of 338 2.3  79.7 77.4 75.6 74.1 72.8 75.6 74.7 74.8 72.0 73.3 71.4 72.7
Pay 191  of 338 2.4  64.3 61.9 60.6 57.8 54.6 61.4 63.1 71.6 66.9 65.1
Strategic Management 57  of 337 1.6  65.9 64.3 63.2 60.5 59.5 62.6 61.0 63.8 62.0 63.9 63.0 65.0
Teamwork 72  of 337 4.1  76.2 72.1 70.8 67.8 65.9 68.5 67.6 68.8 73.5 73.8 73.3 68.1
Innovation 101  of 337 2.8  69.8 67.0 63.3 62.7 61.0 62.7 63.8 64.7
Training and Development 87  of 338 0.8  68.9 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 71  of 337 0.2  71.1 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 75  of 337 4.7  68.8 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 71  of 336 2.5  56.2 53.7 51.2 49.5 46.3 49.4 50.3 51.3 48.5 47.8 47.7 46.0
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 (2016)
176 ( 8.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
136

Workforce with less than three years of service
17.0%

Employees left (2016)
147 ( 7.3% )

Average left (2010-2016)
135


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics