Agency Report

Region 5 (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  127  

2016 Index Score
64.3

Change from 2015
-1.7 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 64.4)
Mission
To work with the state, local and tribal governments of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin to carry out U.S. environmental laws.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/region5/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 127 of 305 -1.7  64.3 66.0 56.9 59.3 68.1 69.2 69.7 67.4 67.1 68.5 61.2
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 248 of 303 0.1  51.1 51.0 46.3 45.4 52.8 52.7 50.5 50.1 50.0 49.6 45.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 225 of 303 -1.7  45.5 47.2 41.9 40.8 49.9 49.6 50.2 53.6 52.5 53.1 46.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 236 of 303 3.6  51.1 47.5 45.4 45.8 50.7 50.1 47.8 43.6 39.6 42.1 37.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 261 of 303 3.0  40.4 37.4 33.0 32.6 43.2 43.9 40.0 39.3 38.1 36.0 32.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 226 of 303 -3.6  64.7 68.3 62.1 60.4 64.9 64.5 62.6 62.4 65.8 65.4 63.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 205 of 304 -1.3  75.3 76.6 70.7 73.6 77.1 79.0 77.1 80.7 79.1 80.0 79.4
Pay 115 of 304 1.1  65.1 64.0 62.3 55.8 63.2 66.4 71.8 70.6 67.1
Strategic Management 218 of 304 0.2  52.8 52.6 42.4 47.4 55.7 58.3 52.8 55.3 54.8 56.1 52.9
Teamwork 214 of 304 -2.3  64.9 67.2 61.4 62.5 64.6 66.3 63.4 71.2 70.8 70.1 64.9
Innovation 210 of 304 0.2  61.5 61.3 56.6 55.8 62.3 62.8 62.3
Training and Development 254 of 304 -0.8  54.2 55.0 49.1 47.4 55.8 57.3 57.3 56.9 58.0 58.9 56.1
Work–Life Balance 197 of 304 0.8  60.3 59.5 55.0 55.4 58.9 59.7 61.8 64.1 64.9 66.3 64.4
Support for Diversity 268 of 304 0.6  52.5 51.9 48.3 51.7 53.0 53.8 51.9 57.6 59.1 58.9 59.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 238 of 303 1.5  43.2 41.7 35.8 35.6 43.4 46.0 44.8 46.5 45.4 50.0 43.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 135 of 285 -3.7  64.6 68.3 56.9 58.8 70.1 71.7 70.6 65.8
Male 141 of 294 2.9  66.1 63.2 61.3 61.4 70.3 69.8 71.1 68.9
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 75 of 111 0.0  64.4
Black or African-American 124 of 225 -18.4  62.3 80.7 56.4 73.0 65.8 69.7 71.9 68.2
Hispanic or Latino 110 of 149 0.0  58.5 69.5 72.2
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 138 of 299 5.0  67.2 62.2 57.9 59.9 72.5 72.0 72.8 68.7
Employees with Disabilities 138 of 194 0.0  54.0 59.5
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 43 of 230 0.0  72.7 67.8
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