Agency Report

Region 6 - South Central (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  62  

2017 Index Score
67.3

Change from 2016
-1.8 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 63.5)
Mission
To work with the state, local and tribal governments of Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas to carry out U.S. environmental laws.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/region6/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 62 of 150 -1.8  67.3 69.1 64.8 61.0 65.0 72.5 73.3 72.7 74.0 68.9 69.3 65.2
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 104  of 147 0.7  55.7 55.0 51.2 51.3 51.8 54.3 58.9 56.6 54.7 49.8 51.3 46.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 89  of 147 1.0  50.4 49.4 47.2 45.6 46.2 52.9 57.2 54.1 55.7 51.6 49.9 44.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 110  of 147 2.1  54.1 52.0 48.0 51.5 45.2 46.9 53.4 51.0 44.2 36.9 42.7 40.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 121  of 147 -1.6  44.0 45.6 38.9 39.3 43.4 47.0 50.8 48.9 46.0 42.2 42.4 35.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 67  of 147 2.3  70.8 68.5 67.2 66.2 66.5 66.1 70.6 68.5 68.2 62.8 65.3 61.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 33  of 149 1.3  81.1 79.8 77.9 74.9 75.2 80.0 81.3 80.5 81.7 79.1 79.9 78.7
Pay 36  of 149 2.4  69.3 66.9 69.7 60.5 55.9 70.5 71.4 79.5 74.6 74.9
Strategic Management 82  of 148 -1.1  56.4 57.5 48.7 50.4 53.2 57.2 61.3 58.3 61.8 59.2 58.6 57.6
Teamwork 68  of 148 4.0  70.5 66.5 61.7 62.5 66.7 65.5 68.5 64.5 75.0 72.8 73.8 68.2
Innovation 62  of 148 -0.4  66.7 67.1 64.6 63.7 65.8 67.5 70.2 68.7
Training and Development 101  of 149 1.0  59.3 58.3 54.9 51.5 54.2 57.9 61.0 59.0 61.7 57.4 57.2 54.4
Work–Life Balance 93  of 148 -3.6  62.2 65.8 61.9 56.7 60.8 63.6 65.2 62.9 68.6 64.3 64.0 68.2
Support for Diversity 43  of 148 3.1  65.6 62.5 63.2 59.3 59.5 61.6 64.7 62.0 70.2 62.0 64.6 63.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 58  of 147 0.3  51.3 51.0 46.8 43.6 41.2 49.7 52.2 51.6 54.4 49.7 49.9 45.8
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