Agency Report

Region 6 - South Central (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  149  

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 149 of 339 -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 252  of 336 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 216  of 336 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 258  of 336 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 275  of 336 -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 178  of 336 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 89  of 338 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 105  of 338 2.4  69.3 66.9 69.7 60.5 55.9 70.5 71.4 79.5 74.6 74.9
Strategic Management 198  of 337 -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 172  of 337 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 172  of 337 -0.4  66.7 67.1 64.6 63.7 65.8 67.5 70.2 68.7
Training and Development 239  of 338 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 212  of 337 -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 124  of 337 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 152  of 336 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