Agency Report

Region 5 (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  151  

2017 Index Score
67.2

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 Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin to carry out U.S. environmental laws.
Website
https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-5

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 151 of 339 2.9  67.2 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 235  of 336 5.4  56.5 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 194  of 336 6.1  51.6 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 227  of 336 5.1  56.2 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 273  of 336 3.7  44.1 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 154  of 336 6.9  71.6 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 130  of 338 4.5  79.8 75.3 76.6 70.7 73.6 77.1 79.0 77.1 80.7 79.1 80.0 79.4
Pay 134  of 338 2.6  67.7 65.1 64.0 62.3 55.8 63.2 66.4 71.8 70.6 67.1
Strategic Management 161  of 337 5.5  58.3 52.8 52.6 42.4 47.4 55.7 58.3 52.8 55.3 54.8 56.1 52.9
Teamwork 145  of 337 6.7  71.6 64.9 67.2 61.4 62.5 64.6 66.3 63.4 71.2 70.8 70.1 64.9
Innovation 184  of 337 4.9  66.4 61.5 61.3 56.6 55.8 62.3 62.8 62.3
Training and Development 241  of 338 5.0  59.2 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 168  of 337 4.3  64.6 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 234  of 337 7.1  59.6 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 248  of 336 3.7  46.9 43.2 41.7 35.8 35.6 43.4 46.0 44.8 46.5 45.4 50.0 43.2
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