Agency Report

Wage and Hour Division (DOL)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  73  

2017 Index Score
66.1

Change from 2016
1.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Labor (Index Score: 66.2)
Mission
To promote and achieve compliance with labor standards to protect and enhance the welfare of the nation's workforce.
Website
http://www.dol.gov/whd/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 73 of 150 1.0  66.1 65.1 63.3 56.5 60.4 64.4 66.8
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 82  of 147 1.4  57.8 56.4 52.8 47.1 52.0 54.8 57.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 67  of 147 1.4  52.1 50.7 46.5 38.9 47.6 48.2 50.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 92  of 147 2.2  57.2 55.0 51.8 47.8 50.1 53.2 57.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 63  of 147 -0.1  51.9 52.0 47.6 40.1 47.4 52.4 53.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 103  of 147 2.6  66.8 64.2 61.6 57.8 59.9 61.3 63.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 39  of 149 0.5  80.8 80.3 79.3 76.1 77.1 80.5 81.9
Pay 67  of 149 1.1  65.9 64.8 59.8 59.5 55.9 60.6 66.4
Strategic Management 45  of 148 0.7  60.3 59.6 57.4 54.1 60.7 64.6 65.6
Teamwork 66  of 148 1.4  70.6 69.2 67.1 62.3 65.0 66.7 67.7
Innovation 121  of 148 2.5  61.9 59.4 56.8 52.3 55.4 57.3 57.6
Training and Development 101  of 149 1.9  59.3 57.4 53.2 46.6 56.3 57.9 58.4
Work–Life Balance 73  of 148 3.4  64.5 61.1 60.0 55.0 60.5 62.1 59.6
Support for Diversity 71  of 148 3.4  62.6 59.2 57.2 53.3 56.6 60.2 60.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 88  of 147 2.1  47.9 45.8 42.7 39.0 42.1 44.7 46.9
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)
139 ( 8.1% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
124

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.5%

Employees left (2016)
126 ( 7.4% )

Average left (2010-2016)
126


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics