Agency Report

Environmental Protection Agency

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  17  

2016 Index Score
64.4

Change from 2015
5.9 


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

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 17 of 27 5.9  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 19 of 25 4.5  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 17 of 25 4.2  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 18 of 25 4.8  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 23 of 25 6.0  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 15 of 25 2.9  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 18 of 25 2.6  76.4 73.8 72.2 73.0 77.2 77.6 77.3 78.8 77.6 77.8 77.9
Pay 10 of 25 3.8  64.8 61.0 60.5 53.4 64.3 68.0 73.2 70.6 70.4
Strategic Management 21 of 25 4.9  53.3 48.4 44.2 48.1 54.7 56.7 56.3 58.6 56.2 57.0 56.2
Teamwork 17 of 25 2.7  67.7 65.0 65.0 66.3 67.6 66.1 65.3 73.0 71.0 71.2 65.0
Innovation 14 of 25 2.6  64.9 62.3 61.1 61.6 66.1 67.0 66.8
Training and Development 20 of 25 3.2  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 19 of 25 2.5  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 21 of 26 2.4  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 14 of 25 4.0  48.1 44.1 41.7 43.2 48.3 49.3 49.6 52.4 48.7 51.6 45.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 9 of 20 5.5  66.1 60.6 58.7 61.0 70.0 70.3 70.5 68.0
Male 15 of 20 6.5  65.7 59.2 57.5 61.1 69.6 69.5 70.1 68.5
American Indian or Native American 2 of 4 3.6  58.4 54.8 64.1 66.1 68.2 63.7
Asian 13 of 19 0.0  65.7 65.7 60.3 68.8 74.6 73.4 70.5 68.0
Black or African-American 10 of 20 2.0  64.6 62.6 59.0 64.4 67.9 67.7 68.8 67.8
Hispanic or Latino 11 of 20 7.5  65.1 57.6 60.0 61.3 70.3 67.7 70.5 69.8
Multi-racial 6 of 13 4.3  57.3 53.0 55.2 47.4 61.9 62.0 57.6 56.6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 9 of 20 7.7  67.6 59.9 58.8 60.7 71.0 71.0 71.6 69.4
Employees with Disabilities 13 of 20 7.7  54.2 46.5 53.0 57.4 60.1
LGBT 7 of 15 5.1  66.0 60.9
Senior Executive Service (SES) 6 of 12 -1.4  88.7 90.1 85.5 78.4 86.2
Veterans 11 of 20 4.9  64.0 59.1 59.1 59.0 67.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 6 of 7 -5.7  49.2 54.9
Contract Specialist 7 of 8 19.7  57.5 37.8
Economist 4 of 8 0.0  71.4
HR Specialist 3 of 9 8.7  65.6 56.9
IT Specialist 10 of 16 6.6  58.3 51.7
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 (2015)
566 ( 4.0% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
427

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.2%

Employees left (2015)
917 ( 6.5% )

Average left (2010-2015)
843


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics