Agency Report

Wage and Hour Division (DOL)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  166  

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 166 of 339 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 206  of 336 1.4  57.8 56.4 52.8 47.1 52.0 54.8 57.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 183  of 336 1.4  52.1 50.7 46.5 38.9 47.6 48.2 50.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 216  of 336 2.2  57.2 55.0 51.8 47.8 50.1 53.2 57.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 173  of 336 -0.1  51.9 52.0 47.6 40.1 47.4 52.4 53.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 261  of 336 2.6  66.8 64.2 61.6 57.8 59.9 61.3 63.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 98  of 338 0.5  80.8 80.3 79.3 76.1 77.1 80.5 81.9
Pay 168  of 338 1.1  65.9 64.8 59.8 59.5 55.9 60.6 66.4
Strategic Management 125  of 337 0.7  60.3 59.6 57.4 54.1 60.7 64.6 65.6
Teamwork 168  of 337 1.4  70.6 69.2 67.1 62.3 65.0 66.7 67.7
Innovation 284  of 337 2.5  61.9 59.4 56.8 52.3 55.4 57.3 57.6
Training and Development 239  of 338 1.9  59.3 57.4 53.2 46.6 56.3 57.9 58.4
Work–Life Balance 174  of 337 3.4  64.5 61.1 60.0 55.0 60.5 62.1 59.6
Support for Diversity 186  of 337 3.4  62.6 59.2 57.2 53.3 56.6 60.2 60.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 227  of 336 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