Agency Report

Region 8 - Mountains and Plains (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  124  

2017 Index Score
69.1

Change from 2016
2.6 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 63.5)
Mission
To work with the state, local and tribal governments of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming to carry out U.S. environmental laws.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/region8/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 124 of 339 2.6  69.1 66.5 60.2 67.3 68.5 74.9 73.2 72.9 66.7 64.1 71.0 73.6
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 166  of 336 7.0  59.8 52.8 49.3 54.4 57.6 60.4 58.4 56.1 49.8 47.6 52.4 59.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 194  of 336 6.6  51.6 45.0 44.4 50.1 51.5 56.2 56.1 55.1 50.8 52.3 58.2 68.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 231  of 336 7.9  56.1 48.2 44.5 54.1 54.0 55.3 53.2 53.4 43.9 40.0 45.3 54.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 260  of 336 7.4  45.3 37.9 35.5 40.4 49.5 52.5 49.7 46.1 38.8 34.6 37.1 47.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 34  of 336 6.4  80.3 73.9 68.0 70.8 70.6 72.9 70.9 67.8 63.4 62.0 68.4 69.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 64  of 338 2.6  81.9 79.3 74.5 78.5 78.4 80.4 78.4 79.1 77.0 76.5 80.1 84.8
Pay 20  of 338 3.5  78.6 75.1 73.7 73.2 65.8 71.9 74.1 81.4 72.7 80.7
Strategic Management 138  of 337 4.7  59.6 54.9 48.5 45.8 50.8 57.1 59.6 60.7 57.4 51.8 52.7 63.8
Teamwork 105  of 337 6.8  74.2 67.4 61.6 67.1 67.6 66.7 62.2 60.6 69.2 67.7 71.7 70.5
Innovation 126  of 337 5.8  68.4 62.6 60.6 65.2 65.8 67.8 67.7 67.8
Training and Development 134  of 338 3.5  65.1 61.6 57.4 55.3 55.4 57.8 60.5 62.4 59.8 57.8 64.5 66.0
Work–Life Balance 267  of 337 0.2  58.8 58.6 58.7 53.1 57.2 60.0 60.4 58.3 58.1 60.7 59.3 66.0
Support for Diversity 103  of 337 12.0  66.8 54.8 51.4 54.4 60.9 60.8 61.1 59.2 62.2 55.7 63.0 70.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 130  of 336 5.1  52.4 47.3 42.0 45.2 47.7 50.9 50.6 49.9 45.3 44.0 51.7 56.7
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