Agency Report

Office of Air and Radiation (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  102  

2016 Index Score
67.6

Change from 2015
6.7 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 64.4)
Mission
To develop national programs, policies and regulations for controlling air pollution and radiation exposure.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/oar/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 102 of 305 6.7  67.6 60.9 51.0 59.9 66.3 66.0 65.7 70.2 61.0 65.4 64.4
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 106 of 303 6.4  59.9 53.5 45.4 53.1 56.7 56.1 54.2 56.1 48.4 50.0 51.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 144 of 303 4.1  51.0 46.9 34.9 42.6 50.4 49.6 50.0 54.5 48.5 52.4 49.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 125 of 303 5.6  58.1 52.5 46.4 53.7 53.8 50.4 50.0 50.0 39.4 40.8 42.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 102 of 303 7.1  54.6 47.5 38.8 47.7 52.4 51.8 49.3 46.4 38.6 38.8 43.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 117 of 303 7.1  70.5 63.4 56.8 63.4 65.7 66.6 63.2 69.7 62.8 64.8 63.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 153 of 304 3.4  77.3 73.9 69.2 73.1 74.5 75.7 74.8 77.4 74.8 75.2 76.1
Pay 144 of 304 -2.8  63.4 66.2 58.6 51.9 64.8 69.4 72.0 72.6 68.2
Strategic Management 186 of 304 6.8  54.6 47.8 35.4 49.2 54.7 57.1 57.8 60.4 53.3 53.7 56.7
Teamwork 100 of 304 5.5  70.7 65.2 65.6 69.7 68.9 65.8 65.8 76.6 68.9 69.2 64.5
Innovation 101 of 304 1.5  66.8 65.3 60.2 61.3 65.5 67.4 65.8
Training and Development 204 of 304 3.8  57.8 54.0 44.3 49.4 54.4 56.5 56.5 63.0 56.2 60.1 61.4
Work–Life Balance 167 of 304 4.7  61.6 56.9 50.5 56.0 60.2 61.5 64.3 66.7 62.8 66.1 70.4
Support for Diversity 226 of 304 4.9  55.9 51.0 52.1 52.3 58.1 57.6 55.5 66.2 57.3 56.4 65.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 102 of 303 6.5  50.7 44.2 37.5 43.2 46.9 49.8 49.1 56.2 45.5 47.0 47.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 84 of 285 2.4  69.6 67.2 58.9 57.3 71.8 71.0 68.1 71.5
Male 105 of 294 10.8  69.8 59.0 47.8 67.9 65.7 66.9 67.6 69.3
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 122 of 225 0.0  62.5 68.1 75.3 63.8 66.6
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 92 of 299 9.9  72.2 62.3 57.0 64.3 69.7 66.5 68.9 72.7
Employees with Disabilities 166 of 194 0.0  50.5
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 118 of 230 0.0  64.0 76.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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