Agency Report

Region 2 (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  102  

2016 Index Score
67.6

Change from 2015
12.3 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 64.4)
Mission
To work with the state, local and tribal governments of New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to carry out U.S. environmental laws.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/region2/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 102 of 305 12.3  67.6 55.3 61.8 63.4 68.6 71.9 73.4 71.8 67.6 70.8 60.4
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 205 of 303 6.2  54.2 48.0 50.8 53.8 53.4 57.2 56.0 54.6 52.8 52.8 47.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 207 of 303 0.4  46.6 46.2 43.9 45.6 47.6 52.3 52.7 53.7 50.3 51.4 44.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 231 of 303 5.1  51.4 46.3 47.8 48.3 49.8 53.1 50.8 46.9 43.2 49.4 47.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 216 of 303 9.3  44.7 35.4 41.8 49.6 47.5 52.1 51.2 50.0 48.1 46.3 38.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 142 of 303 6.6  69.0 62.4 64.8 64.9 63.9 66.9 65.2 63.4 63.5 61.8 56.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 178 of 304 4.1  76.4 72.3 74.0 74.4 75.2 77.2 77.3 78.3 76.2 78.0 75.9
Pay 184 of 304 11.2  60.4 49.2 60.7 46.1 59.0 64.5 65.9 63.1 63.7
Strategic Management 219 of 304 8.8  52.6 43.8 45.2 51.9 52.7 57.4 55.6 59.0 54.1 55.2 53.3
Teamwork 207 of 304 7.2  65.2 58.0 63.1 64.2 62.4 62.8 62.5 70.6 67.8 66.8 64.4
Innovation 234 of 304 3.8  60.1 56.3 56.1 58.9 60.7 62.9 63.3
Training and Development 236 of 304 7.6  55.8 48.2 48.4 50.0 51.9 55.7 56.1 59.7 56.1 58.8 47.9
Work–Life Balance 247 of 304 5.8  57.2 51.4 58.1 57.9 57.4 62.4 62.5 65.7 61.1 62.5 61.4
Support for Diversity 209 of 304 6.7  56.7 50.0 52.3 60.3 59.0 60.5 58.1 64.6 61.8 67.8 63.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 180 of 303 9.1  46.3 37.2 38.9 41.0 42.5 46.1 45.6 50.3 44.3 47.1 42.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 80 of 285 14.6  69.8 55.2 64.5 61.7 67.2 74.4 74.6 66.7
Male 121 of 294 9.9  67.6 57.7 62.4 68.3 72.4 73.6 73.9 75.4
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 36 of 111 0.0  75.4 69.9 71.1 74.0 66.2
Black or African-American 107 of 225 0.0  64.1 76.9 73.1 70.8 66.4
Hispanic or Latino 88 of 149 16.3  61.5 45.2 57.2 58.0 61.6 71.8 68.3 67.4
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 100 of 299 12.0  70.5 58.5 64.3 64.8 74.2 76.2 79.5 73.6
Employees with Disabilities 154 of 194 0.0  52.5 65.4
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 46 of 230 0.0  72.1 70.8
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