Agency Report

Office of the General Counsel (ED)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  17  

2016 Index Score
79.1

Change from 2015
3.6 


Parent Agency
Department of Education (Index Score: 59.8)
Mission
To provide legal assistance to the Secretary concerning the programs and policies of the Department.
Website
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ogc/index.html?src=oc

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 17 of 305 3.6  79.1 75.5 73.6
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 37 of 303 -1.9  66.8 68.7 67.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 27 of 303 0.8  63.2 62.4 59.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 23 of 303 0.4  68.5 68.1 64.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 41 of 303 0.6  60.9 60.3 59.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 66 of 303 -7.0  73.7 80.7 80.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 3 of 304 6.6  87.6 81.0 81.3
Pay 273 of 304 -7.1  51.9 59.0 39.6
Strategic Management 17 of 304 14.1  70.8 56.7 60.5
Teamwork 16 of 304 3.8  79.6 75.8 77.8
Innovation 64 of 304 0.4  69.0 68.6 69.9
Training and Development 254 of 304 -6.7  54.2 60.9 61.7
Work–Life Balance 120 of 304 -3.6  65.0 68.6 66.5
Support for Diversity 21 of 304 8.8  71.6 62.8 64.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 33 of 303 -2.6  58.7 61.3 54.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 26 of 285 -0.4  78.2 78.6 77.6
Male 0.0 
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 0.0 
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 3 of 299 4.9  87.4 82.5 79.5
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 0.0 
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
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)
11 ( 11.6% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
8

Workforce with less than three years of service

Employees left (2015)
6 ( 6.3% )

Average left (2010-2015)
7


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics