Agency Report

Federal Student Aid (ED)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  145  

2016 Index Score
63.0

Change from 2015
-0.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Education (Index Score: 59.8)
Mission
To fund America???s future, one student at a time; to provide financial aid to college students enrolled in eligible programs at participating schools to make education beyond high school financially possible.
Website
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/fsa/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 145 of 305 -0.4  63.0 63.4 63.3 56.3 56.0 54.8 52.8 51.5 48.3 56.1 59.5
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 144 of 303 0.8  57.7 56.9 57.7 53.9 53.6 50.9 47.7 43.9 43.0 47.9 50.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 158 of 303 1.7  50.2 48.5 49.1 44.6 45.5 42.1 42.4 42.7 39.4 47.4 48.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 154 of 303 1.0  56.7 55.7 58.5 55.2 52.5 48.9 46.8 41.6 35.1 38.0 44.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 136 of 303 0.4  51.9 51.5 51.9 46.2 45.5 44.4 40.2 31.2 34.5 40.5 43.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 162 of 303 0.7  67.6 66.9 67.3 65.5 66.2 62.7 58.4 58.3 57.3 60.6 60.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 171 of 304 -0.6  76.6 77.2 75.4 72.8 71.4 72.8 70.7 70.6 71.7 74.2 75.7
Pay 112 of 304 -1.5  65.4 66.9 62.7 59.5 64.0 61.4 69.5 67.0 60.8
Strategic Management 158 of 304 -0.6  56.0 56.6 56.0 52.0 53.2 53.6 47.2 51.0 47.7 50.9 54.1
Teamwork 166 of 304 -1.0  67.4 68.4 66.6 62.3 65.4 63.3 59.3 69.1 65.9 67.2 69.8
Innovation 154 of 304 -2.3  64.3 66.6 66.2 61.4 61.1 61.4 58.3
Training and Development 172 of 304 -0.7  59.9 60.6 59.8 53.9 54.0 53.0 53.5 57.8 54.6 58.1 55.3
Work–Life Balance 126 of 304 0.6  64.6 64.0 63.9 59.0 60.2 60.6 59.4 59.8 58.3 62.0 66.6
Support for Diversity 135 of 304 1.3  60.4 59.1 61.4 56.8 57.4 55.1 49.2 55.4 50.6 50.8 57.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 187 of 303 0.0  46.1 46.1 47.2 41.0 41.2 42.0 38.8 35.1 33.6 43.5 44.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 149 of 285 -0.2  63.5 63.7 65.3 59.1 57.2 56.9 52.3 51.9
Male 144 of 294 -3.1  65.8 68.9 66.5 57.3 55.7 56.7 56.4 50.9
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 62 of 111 -18.9  68.0 86.9 69.8 62.1
Black or African-American 112 of 225 -1.9  63.6 65.5 66.5 57.2 61.6 57.8 50.9 52.5
Hispanic or Latino 107 of 149 -1.9  58.8 60.7 59.8 61.3 65.6 52.5 49.6
Multi-racial 83 of 99 0.0  48.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 118 of 299 0.7  69.0 68.3 67.4 60.0 53.4 57.5 56.7 51.8
Employees with Disabilities 150 of 194 -11.5  52.8 64.3 50.4 61.1 55.8
LGBT 33 of 59 1.2  63.4 62.2
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 116 of 230 -3.6  64.1 67.7 63.6 56.8 59.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 38 of 58 -8.0  56.0 64.0
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 73 of 103 -0.5  51.6 52.1
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)
124 ( 9.7% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
123

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.5%

Employees left (2015)
87 ( 6.8% )

Average left (2010-2015)
78


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics