Agency Report

Region 2 (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  130  

2017 Index Score
68.3

Change from 2016
0.7 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 63.5)
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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 130 of 339 0.7  68.3 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 186  of 336 4.6  58.8 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 157  of 336 7.2  53.8 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 221  of 336 5.1  56.5 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 189  of 336 6.3  51.0 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 190  of 336 1.2  70.2 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 204  of 338 1.2  77.6 76.4 72.3 74.0 74.4 75.2 77.2 77.3 78.3 76.2 78.0 75.9
Pay 212  of 338 2.7  63.1 60.4 49.2 60.7 46.1 59.0 64.5 65.9 63.1 63.7
Strategic Management 195  of 337 3.9  56.5 52.6 43.8 45.2 51.9 52.7 57.4 55.6 59.0 54.1 55.2 53.3
Teamwork 221  of 337 3.3  68.5 65.2 58.0 63.1 64.2 62.4 62.8 62.5 70.6 67.8 66.8 64.4
Innovation 229  of 337 4.4  64.5 60.1 56.3 56.1 58.9 60.7 62.9 63.3
Training and Development 208  of 338 5.4  61.2 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 217  of 337 4.9  62.1 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 169  of 337 6.7  63.4 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 201  of 336 2.8  49.1 46.3 37.2 38.9 41.0 42.5 46.1 45.6 50.3 44.3 47.1 42.1
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