Agency Report

Office of Water (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  305  

2017 Index Score
54.5

Change from 2016
-5.4 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 63.5)
Mission
To ensure drinking water is safe, and restore and maintain oceans, watersheds and their aquatic ecosystems to protect human health, support economic and recreational activities and provide healthy habitat for fish, plants and wildlife.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/ow/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 305 of 339 -5.4  54.5 59.9 58.5 48.8 52.6 63.0 65.6 71.8 63.7 62.0 64.4 58.7
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 252  of 336 -1.6  55.7 57.3 53.4 48.3 50.4 55.4 57.6 59.3 54.1 54.5 57.5 50.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 268  of 336 0.6  47.3 46.7 43.0 40.6 39.4 45.6 49.4 53.3 49.7 50.2 53.9 47.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 218  of 336 -0.4  56.8 57.2 54.6 50.7 51.6 52.4 51.2 53.5 47.9 46.9 45.9 42.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 295  of 336 -12.8  40.6 53.4 46.3 39.6 45.6 52.1 53.4 55.9 47.2 47.7 52.0 45.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 108  of 336 7.8  74.3 66.5 65.1 59.7 60.3 65.2 69.1 68.8 66.4 67.1 70.6 60.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 310  of 338 0.2  73.0 72.8 69.5 64.9 67.8 75.1 75.8 77.9 74.6 75.4 76.6 76.8
Pay 161  of 338 3.5  66.2 62.7 57.7 54.7 49.8 59.9 64.2 69.3 59.1 65.4
Strategic Management 247  of 337 2.6  54.1 51.5 42.6 36.8 45.5 51.2 54.0 56.3 54.2 53.0 59.6 54.1
Teamwork 118  of 337 6.8  73.0 66.2 69.7 57.8 63.3 65.2 64.4 63.0 71.8 70.2 71.6 59.1
Innovation 120  of 337 1.6  68.9 67.3 62.3 57.4 58.1 64.4 65.4 68.2
Training and Development 218  of 338 3.0  60.4 57.4 51.8 49.9 47.5 56.3 59.8 64.9 61.1 63.9 63.5 53.6
Work–Life Balance 285  of 337 3.8  57.9 54.1 55.6 46.4 51.6 57.0 56.6 60.6 55.7 54.0 62.9 59.4
Support for Diversity 132  of 337 5.5  65.3 59.8 57.8 56.6 59.7 63.8 63.1 65.0 63.8 62.5 67.5 58.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 148  of 336 1.7  51.5 49.8 44.7 37.1 39.4 45.6 46.8 51.5 50.7 49.0 54.0 45.0
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