Agency Report

Federal Student Aid (ED)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  176  

2017 Index Score
65.2

Change from 2016
2.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Education (Index Score: 59.7)
Mission
To fund America’s future, one student at a time; to ensure that all eligible individuals can benefit from federal financial assistance for education beyond high school.
Website
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/fsa/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 176 of 339 2.2  65.2 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 177  of 336 1.5  59.2 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 201  of 336 1.0  51.2 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 214  of 336 0.6  57.3 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 173  of 336 0.0  51.9 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 154  of 336 4.0  71.6 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 228  of 338 0.3  76.9 76.6 77.2 75.4 72.8 71.4 72.8 70.7 70.6 71.7 74.2 75.7
Pay 128  of 338 2.5  67.9 65.4 66.9 62.7 59.5 64.0 61.4 69.5 67.0 60.8
Strategic Management 202  of 337 0.2  56.2 56.0 56.6 56.0 52.0 53.2 53.6 47.2 51.0 47.7 50.9 54.1
Teamwork 194  of 337 2.4  69.8 67.4 68.4 66.6 62.3 65.4 63.3 59.3 69.1 65.9 67.2 69.8
Innovation 207  of 337 1.0  65.3 64.3 66.6 66.2 61.4 61.1 61.4 58.3
Training and Development 251  of 338 -1.1  58.8 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 162  of 337 0.3  64.9 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 166  of 337 3.1  63.5 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 234  of 336 1.4  47.5 46.1 46.1 47.2 41.0 41.2 42.0 38.8 35.1 33.6 43.5 44.4
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)
133 ( 9.9% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
99

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.1%

Employees left (2016)
86 ( 6.4% )

Average left (2010-2016)
81


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics