Agency Report

Region 6 - South Central (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  86  

2016 Index Score
69.1

Change from 2015
4.3 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 64.4)
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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 86 of 305 4.3  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 187 of 303 3.8  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 168 of 303 2.2  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 225 of 303 4.0  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 206 of 303 6.7  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 149 of 303 1.3  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 77 of 304 1.9  79.8 77.9 74.9 75.2 80.0 81.3 80.5 81.7 79.1 79.9 78.7
Pay 89 of 304 -2.8  66.9 69.7 60.5 55.9 70.5 71.4 79.5 74.6 74.9
Strategic Management 133 of 304 8.8  57.5 48.7 50.4 53.2 57.2 61.3 58.3 61.8 59.2 58.6 57.6
Teamwork 178 of 304 4.8  66.5 61.7 62.5 66.7 65.5 68.5 64.5 75.0 72.8 73.8 68.2
Innovation 94 of 304 2.5  67.1 64.6 63.7 65.8 67.5 70.2 68.7
Training and Development 194 of 304 3.4  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 104 of 304 3.9  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 94 of 304 -0.7  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 97 of 303 4.2  51.0 46.8 43.6 41.2 49.7 52.2 51.6 54.4 49.7 49.9 45.8
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 80 of 285 6.9  69.8 62.9 58.1 67.7 74.2 76.3 74.7 74.9
Male 102 of 294 2.0  70.3 68.3 66.3 65.8 75.8 73.4 73.9 73.1
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 22 of 225 0.5  77.7 77.2 73.4 78.7 72.3 76.1 73.9
Hispanic or Latino 55 of 149 12.0  68.7 56.7 82.5 81.0 81.8 81.3
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 154 of 299 5.4  66.1 60.7 63.8 64.5 70.7 74.6 74.2 74.5
Employees with Disabilities 18 of 194 0.0  69.5 72.5
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 96 of 230 6.0  65.5 59.5 59.6 64.5
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