Agency Report

Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  24  

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 24 of 150 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 19  of 147 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 23  of 147 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 20  of 147 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 18  of 147 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 25  of 147 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 55  of 149 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 76  of 149 2.4  64.3 61.9 60.6 57.8 54.6 61.4 63.1 71.6 66.9 65.1
Strategic Management 20  of 148 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 24  of 148 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 33  of 148 2.8  69.8 67.0 63.3 62.7 61.0 62.7 63.8 64.7
Training and Development 31  of 149 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 21  of 148 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 26  of 148 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 25  of 147 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