Agency Report

Region 7 - Midwest (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  43  

2016 Index Score
74.6

Change from 2015
2.8 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 64.4)
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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 43 of 305 2.8  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 106 of 303 3.0  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 133 of 303 1.9  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 126 of 303 2.8  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 115 of 303 5.9  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 100 of 303 0.7  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 107 of 304 3.2  78.8 75.6 76.4 76.7 79.8 77.8 76.2 77.9 76.2 77.6 79.6
Pay 94 of 304 0.5  66.7 66.2 68.9 53.1 67.0 73.9 79.9 73.8 74.4
Strategic Management 57 of 304 4.8  63.7 58.9 52.1 51.7 61.1 60.1 59.1 56.6 55.3 52.2 48.5
Teamwork 91 of 304 -0.2  71.2 71.4 71.5 70.9 73.0 69.8 66.1 76.9 72.8 73.9 67.5
Innovation 74 of 304 6.6  68.4 61.8 61.6 64.4 68.9 67.7 65.4
Training and Development 133 of 304 5.2  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 96 of 304 2.6  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 100 of 304 -4.3  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 108 of 303 3.9  50.2 46.3 42.5 43.7 50.5 48.3 46.6 47.0 38.2 41.4 40.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 19 of 285 4.5  79.2 74.7 75.3 62.8 75.0 71.5 69.6 64.3
Male 69 of 294 3.0  73.4 70.4 62.4 67.6 74.0 70.1 71.5 69.5
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 10 of 225 0.0  81.2 64.6 58.4
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 53 of 299 3.1  77.2 74.1 73.6 65.1 75.7 71.8 72.4 68.3
Employees with Disabilities 78 of 194 0.0  60.5 67.6
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 24 of 230 0.0  76.1 75.2
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