Agency Report

Environmental Protection Agency

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 25 Midsize Agencies

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2017 Profile Agency

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2017 Index Score
63.5

Change from 2016
-0.9 


Mission
To protect human health and the environment.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 18 of 25 -0.9  63.5 64.4 58.5 56.7 59.3 67.6 67.9 68.8 68.2 65.5 67.8 62.9
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 17  of 23 2.1  57.4 55.3 50.8 49.8 52.4 56.3 55.8 55.0 53.9 52.0 53.3 49.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 16  of 23 2.7  50.6 47.9 43.7 41.3 43.5 50.3 51.3 51.6 53.5 51.5 53.2 49.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 16  of 23 2.1  55.3 53.2 48.4 49.6 51.8 52.9 51.8 50.9 46.0 42.5 45.4 43.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 22  of 23 -0.5  45.2 45.7 39.7 38.8 43.5 49.1 48.5 47.6 44.7 43.2 43.1 40.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 11  of 23 4.6  74.2 69.6 66.7 65.2 66.0 68.0 67.2 66.3 67.2 65.7 67.5 61.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 19  of 23 1.5  77.9 76.4 73.8 72.2 73.0 77.2 77.6 77.3 78.8 77.6 77.8 77.9
Pay 8  of 23 2.6  67.4 64.8 61.0 60.5 53.4 64.3 68.0 73.2 70.6 70.4
Strategic Management 17  of 23 3.7  57.0 53.3 48.4 44.2 48.1 54.7 56.7 56.3 58.6 56.2 57.0 56.2
Teamwork 13  of 23 5.2  72.9 67.7 65.0 65.0 66.3 67.6 66.1 65.3 73.0 71.0 71.2 65.0
Innovation 9  of 23 2.9  67.8 64.9 62.3 61.1 61.6 66.1 67.0 66.8
Training and Development 17  of 23 3.4  61.1 57.7 54.5 51.6 51.8 58.1 60.0 60.4 62.5 60.6 62.5 57.4
Work–Life Balance 17  of 23 2.1  61.3 59.2 56.7 55.0 56.0 60.4 61.1 62.1 64.3 63.1 64.9 66.9
Support for Diversity 14  of 24 7.0  64.4 57.4 55.0 55.7 58.3 59.7 59.7 59.1 64.4 61.3 64.1 64.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 11  of 23 3.0  51.1 48.1 44.1 41.7 43.2 48.3 49.3 49.6 52.4 48.7 51.6 45.7
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)
785 ( 5.5% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
368

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.9%

Employees left (2016)
787 ( 5.5% )

Average left (2010-2016)
908


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