Agency Report

Region 7 - Midwest (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  82  

2017 Index Score
73.1

Change from 2016
-1.5 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 63.5)
Mission
To work with the state, local and tribal governments of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska to carry out U.S. environmental laws.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/region7/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 82 of 339 -1.5  73.1 74.6 71.8 67.8 64.6 72.0 69.6 69.8 66.7 62.2 66.2 65.0
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 110  of 336 3.2  63.1 59.9 56.9 54.7 59.2 60.0 54.9 53.3 48.4 45.8 49.5 47.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 77  of 336 7.9  59.5 51.6 49.7 51.7 54.1 56.2 52.1 51.8 51.8 47.6 53.9 52.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 192  of 336 0.6  58.6 58.0 55.2 51.5 61.0 57.7 52.0 52.3 40.0 38.6 38.2 36.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 189  of 336 -2.3  51.0 53.3 47.4 44.5 50.8 50.2 44.3 39.1 34.9 34.5 35.7 34.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 44  of 336 7.7  79.2 71.5 70.8 68.1 69.3 72.9 68.2 68.6 64.4 59.6 66.8 64.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 108  of 338 1.7  80.5 78.8 75.6 76.4 76.7 79.8 77.8 76.2 77.9 76.2 77.6 79.6
Pay 61  of 338 6.0  72.7 66.7 66.2 68.9 53.1 67.0 73.9 79.9 73.8 74.4
Strategic Management 57  of 337 2.2  65.9 63.7 58.9 52.1 51.7 61.1 60.1 59.1 56.6 55.3 52.2 48.5
Teamwork 44  of 337 7.4  78.6 71.2 71.4 71.5 70.9 73.0 69.8 66.1 76.9 72.8 73.9 67.5
Innovation 87  of 337 2.2  70.6 68.4 61.8 61.6 64.4 68.9 67.7 65.4
Training and Development 117  of 338 4.4  66.5 62.1 56.9 53.5 54.8 63.5 61.1 62.6 61.8 59.2 64.5 60.7
Work–Life Balance 104  of 337 2.0  68.1 66.1 63.5 59.3 62.8 66.7 64.8 65.0 63.6 60.7 66.1 69.5
Support for Diversity 43  of 337 9.3  71.3 62.0 66.3 63.3 64.5 66.3 64.9 59.2 65.3 65.5 62.8 65.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 114  of 336 3.1  53.3 50.2 46.3 42.5 43.7 50.5 48.3 46.6 47.0 38.2 41.4 40.7
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