Agency Report

Region 9 - Pacific Southwest (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  232  

2017 Index Score
61.5

Change from 2016
-3.9 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 63.5)
Mission
To work with the state, local and tribal governments of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and the Pacific Islands to carry out U.S. environmental laws.
Website
http://www.epa.gov/region9/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 232 of 339 -3.9  61.5 65.4 56.2 60.3 66.5 75.2 75.8 78.3 77.8 79.7 79.5 71.9
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 193  of 336 4.6  58.4 53.8 46.7 49.5 55.9 59.8 59.5 59.3 60.4 60.6 62.3 54.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 224  of 336 3.4  50.1 46.7 40.0 39.4 46.4 54.9 59.6 59.6 63.4 64.9 62.6 59.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 240  of 336 3.2  55.5 52.3 44.8 45.4 55.7 57.0 57.4 52.7 47.6 45.3 54.7 47.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 251  of 336 6.9  46.1 39.2 25.2 34.3 42.5 49.4 49.5 51.3 51.0 50.8 51.6 45.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 71  of 336 3.7  76.4 72.7 72.4 71.9 74.0 74.2 70.6 70.4 74.8 76.0 76.8 66.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 89  of 338 2.5  81.1 78.6 78.9 75.1 78.9 81.8 82.8 83.3 83.1 85.1 82.2 82.2
Pay 293  of 338 2.3  56.3 54.0 45.3 58.1 50.8 64.9 66.6 69.5 69.8 72.8
Strategic Management 169  of 337 2.7  57.9 55.2 51.2 52.0 52.6 58.6 60.8 63.1 67.7 68.4 66.1 63.2
Teamwork 86  of 337 3.8  75.2 71.4 69.6 73.7 72.4 71.6 70.0 70.5 76.7 78.2 76.1 67.6
Innovation 188  of 337 3.1  66.3 63.2 63.9 61.9 66.6 69.4 70.5 72.3
Training and Development 261  of 338 4.6  57.9 53.3 51.0 54.6 53.8 60.0 58.9 66.4 65.8 68.1 65.2 56.8
Work–Life Balance 310  of 337 -0.3  54.9 55.2 51.6 55.9 54.3 59.1 60.6 62.6 64.1 63.3 64.5 70.1
Support for Diversity 128  of 337 8.2  65.4 57.2 58.7 57.6 62.9 61.8 62.3 61.6 66.2 68.4 72.0 70.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 213  of 336 2.2  48.6 46.4 42.6 40.6 47.1 52.3 54.0 52.6 60.1 57.2 57.5 48.9
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