Agency Report

Employee Benefits Security Administration (DOL)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  110  

2016 Index Score
67.1

Change from 2015
2.8 


Parent Agency
Department of Labor (Index Score: 65.7)
Mission
To assure the security of the retirement, health and other workplace related benefits of America's workers and their families.
Website
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 110 of 305 2.8  67.1 64.3 61.8 55.6 61.0 58.2 62.9 65.3 63.9 63.6 66.1
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 92 of 303 2.1  60.7 58.6 56.4 50.5 53.9 51.0 54.2 54.1 54.0 50.7 51.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 106 of 303 3.6  53.2 49.6 45.7 38.9 45.2 40.9 45.6 48.5 47.7 43.6 46.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 145 of 303 3.8  57.2 53.4 53.8 50.2 52.7 51.0 53.5 45.4 45.1 43.2 46.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 91 of 303 2.2  55.6 53.4 50.4 44.4 48.6 44.6 48.4 51.5 51.2 48.6 48.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 102 of 303 0.5  71.4 70.9 69.0 62.5 64.2 62.3 64.7 63.7 64.3 60.2 60.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 118 of 304 1.9  78.5 76.6 76.4 73.1 75.9 74.3 76.4 78.3 78.7 76.3 80.7
Pay 259 of 304 0.1  54.9 54.8 56.3 50.4 56.9 52.2 62.4 62.5 58.4
Strategic Management 72 of 304 2.9  62.1 59.2 58.8 57.0 62.4 59.6 62.2 65.3 64.8 64.9 72.0
Teamwork 100 of 304 4.6  70.7 66.1 64.2 59.8 62.1 57.4 59.7 68.6 67.9 68.4 67.7
Innovation 196 of 304 3.7  62.4 58.7 56.4 52.0 57.8 52.9 55.1
Training and Development 94 of 304 3.9  64.8 60.9 57.5 51.1 57.4 53.0 57.3 61.7 61.6 60.4 64.5
Work–Life Balance 37 of 304 2.4  71.8 69.4 67.6 64.7 66.8 60.2 62.5 68.3 69.6 68.4 67.8
Support for Diversity 145 of 304 3.3  59.9 56.6 57.4 54.4 57.5 53.2 53.0 59.0 57.8 54.9 62.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 102 of 303 3.0  50.7 47.7 48.4 41.5 45.9 42.1 46.7 48.0 48.4 43.5 45.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 141 of 285 3.3  64.4 61.1 59.8 56.7 60.9 62.5 66.3 61.8
Male 74 of 294 2.5  73.1 70.6 67.3 61.5 62.1 57.1 65.1 69.3
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 48 of 111 -5.2  71.9 77.1 63.8
Black or African-American 163 of 225 8.2  58.8 50.6 57.7 51.8 55.0 51.6 52.1 54.6
Hispanic or Latino 91 of 149 -8.1  61.4 69.5 61.0 60.6 65.9 59.3
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 86 of 299 4.1  72.7 68.6 65.7 60.0 62.5 62.5 68.8 69.2
Employees with Disabilities 162 of 194 -4.0  51.1 55.1 59.9 47.9 62.7
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 192 of 230 -7.4  56.8 64.2 63.8 65.7 72.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 20 of 28 6.6  60.5 53.9
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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 (2015)
57 ( 6.1% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
73

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.5%

Employees left (2015)
65 ( 6.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
69


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics