Agency Report

Department of Education

Mission
To promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
Websites
http://www.ed.gov/index.jsp

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 18 of 23

Mid-size Agencies

Index Score: 57.6

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 18 of 23 57.6 56.8 57.8 57.3 56.4 52.1 54.0 53.8
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 10 of 21 55.3 53.6 52.8 51.4 48.8 45.6 46.9 46.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 14 of 21 44.3 43.2 43.0 42.9 44.7 41.5 42.3 42.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 12 of 21 53.1 50.2 48.3 48.6 41.9 37.1 38.5 41.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 10 of 21 49.2 47.6 48.3 46.9 40.2 37.8 38.7 39.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 10 of 21 67.9 66.3 64.4 61.7 63.0 59.7 61.6 58.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 19 of 21 73.4 73.4 73.8 73.0 74.6 73.1 73.0 74.4
Pay 6 of 21 59.0 61.2 64.4 70.0 67.1 64.5 None None
Strategic Management 14 of 21 54.7 54.3 57.1 52.3 57.1 52.3 53.3 53.6
Teamwork 9 of 21 67.3 66.7 65.7 62.0 71.0 67.3 67.4 66.0
Training and Development 13 of 21 57.4 55.5 56.0 54.4 58.2 55.6 56.7 56.2
Work–Life Balance 14 of 21 60.5 59.2 61.7 60.6 65.2 62.3 64.5 64.5
Support for Diversity 11 of 22 58.7 56.3 55.5 52.5 56.3 51.7 52.4 57.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 13 of 21 42.9 42.0 43.4 42.3 41.4 38.4 43.4 39.0
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 8 of 8 75.0 72.6 82.7 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 15 of 19 58.2 57.4 58.0 56.1 55.8 None None None
Male 11 of 19 61.7 60.7 61.8 62.2 57.3 None None None
40 and over 12 of 19 61.8 59.5 59.7 58.9 55.9 None None None
Under 40 15 of 19 55.1 58.8 61.1 58.4 58.0 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None None None None None None None None
Asian 8 of 17 68.6 67.9 65.3 62.0 54.9 None None None
Black or African-American 14 of 19 58.2 59.5 57.1 55.8 54.8 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 8 of 18 63.5 62.9 67.7 60.9 54.2 None None None
Multi-racial 8 of 11 53.4 52.1 51.6 50.3 45.2 None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander None None None None None None None None None
White 11 of 19 61.8 59.4 61.9 61.3 59.1 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 10 of 19 56.0 50.8 None None None None None None
Veterans 9 of 19 61.5 58.9 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 6 of 10 82.7 80.3 None None None None None None

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2012):  181 ( 4.60% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  309

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  12.40%

Employees left (2012):  379 ( 9.70% )

Average left (2008-2012):  318


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics