Agency Report

Region 3 - Mid-Atlantic (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  20  

2017 Index Score
75.4

Change from 2016
-2.9 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 63.5)
Mission
To work with the state, local and tribal governments of Delaware, D.C., Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia 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 20 of 150 -2.9  75.4 78.3 71.2 64.2 70.5 76.8 77.9 73.7 76.5 67.6 73.7 69.3
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 36  of 147 1.0  63.1 62.1 55.5 53.5 59.4 62.8 64.1 61.8 59.3 52.3 55.4 53.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 35  of 147 -1.7  56.9 58.6 53.2 49.5 53.4 59.7 61.5 60.8 61.2 54.2 57.0 54.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 62  of 147 3.2  60.3 57.1 50.0 54.3 54.1 58.0 57.2 59.2 46.0 42.4 44.3 46.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 61  of 147 0.0  52.9 52.9 46.2 41.1 52.6 57.5 59.3 56.6 50.2 43.3 46.7 45.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 18  of 147 2.1  77.7 75.6 68.6 67.6 71.9 72.1 73.8 69.0 74.1 65.5 68.8 62.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 19  of 149 2.0  82.3 80.3 74.8 75.5 75.5 80.5 81.0 80.5 80.8 77.3 78.4 78.2
Pay 39  of 149 2.4  69.2 66.8 62.3 58.0 53.1 59.6 64.2 71.0 71.9 68.7
Strategic Management 24  of 148 5.5  64.8 59.3 58.6 50.4 54.6 61.0 64.7 61.9 64.9 57.4 59.2 59.9
Teamwork 23  of 148 2.8  76.4 73.6 70.1 70.3 72.3 72.8 72.7 71.3 76.2 73.4 72.9 68.7
Innovation 39  of 148 0.9  69.1 68.2 64.3 60.8 61.8 67.1 70.1 70.6
Training and Development 31  of 149 0.4  68.9 68.5 65.3 60.2 58.8 65.1 67.9 66.8 67.6 61.8 61.9 59.2
Work–Life Balance 25  of 148 3.8  70.0 66.2 66.5 61.1 62.9 66.0 65.1 65.5 68.3 63.6 65.2 70.3
Support for Diversity 13  of 148 5.3  72.4 67.1 65.5 60.3 68.7 67.4 70.7 65.9 68.3 64.9 69.7 67.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 59  of 147 1.5  51.2 49.7 47.2 41.7 46.6 50.0 52.8 51.6 57.5 48.0 54.0 46.4
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