Agency Report

Institute of Education Sciences (ED)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  189  

2017 Index Score
64.6

Change from 2016
0.7 


Parent Agency
Department of Education (Index Score: 59.7)
Mission
To provide scientific evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and to share this information in formats that are useful and accessible to educators, parents, policymakers, researchers, and the public.
Website
http://ies.ed.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 189 of 339 0.7  64.6 63.9 75.3 63.3 64.9
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 90  of 336 -0.7  64.5 65.2 69.9 58.2 62.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 153  of 336 2.6  54.1 51.5 61.6 49.8 52.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 101  of 336 0.1  63.3 63.2 62.4 57.4 57.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 131  of 336 -5.9  55.1 61.0 65.9 48.5 57.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 38  of 336 2.5  79.9 77.4 81.7 72.6 74.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 59  of 338 1.3  82.2 80.9 85.1 77.6 78.9
Pay 281  of 338 1.6  57.0 55.4 58.3 49.0 45.9
Strategic Management 161  of 337 -7.4  58.3 65.7 71.5 57.0 58.4
Teamwork 20  of 337 2.0  81.5 79.5 83.0 75.2 77.0
Innovation 79  of 337 0.1  71.0 70.9 74.3 70.1 71.8
Training and Development 197  of 338 0.4  61.8 61.4 70.4 59.2 61.4
Work–Life Balance 292  of 337 -4.3  57.5 61.8 72.6 62.7 61.1
Support for Diversity 135  of 337 0.8  65.2 64.4 66.9 57.9 58.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 199  of 336 -1.5  49.2 50.7 55.9 48.9 48.4
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)
2 ( 1.3% )

Average joined (2010-2016)

Workforce with less than three years of service

Employees left (2016)
2 ( 1.3% )

Average left (2010-2016)
9


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics