Agency Report

Region 9 - Pacific Southwest (EPA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  121  

2016 Index Score
65.4

Change from 2015
9.2 


Parent Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (Index Score: 64.4)
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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 121 of 305 9.2  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 214 of 303 7.1  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 199 of 303 6.7  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 221 of 303 7.5  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 268 of 303 14.0  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 85 of 303 0.3  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 114 of 304 -0.3  78.6 78.9 75.1 78.9 81.8 82.8 83.3 83.1 85.1 82.2 82.2
Pay 261 of 304 8.7  54.0 45.3 58.1 50.8 64.9 66.6 69.5 69.8 72.8
Strategic Management 169 of 304 4.0  55.2 51.2 52.0 52.6 58.6 60.8 63.1 67.7 68.4 66.1 63.2
Teamwork 88 of 304 1.8  71.4 69.6 73.7 72.4 71.6 70.0 70.5 76.7 78.2 76.1 67.6
Innovation 177 of 304 -0.7  63.2 63.9 61.9 66.6 69.4 70.5 72.3
Training and Development 264 of 304 2.3  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 273 of 304 3.6  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 198 of 304 -1.5  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 179 of 303 3.8  46.4 42.6 40.6 47.1 52.3 54.0 52.6 60.1 57.2 57.5 48.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 110 of 285 7.4  66.7 59.3 65.9 64.3 79.2 79.5 80.9 77.9
Male 146 of 294 11.0  65.7 54.7 55.8 72.8 74.8 75.8 81.7 77.5
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 77 of 111 0.0  63.1 74.7 82.1 80.8 79.6 78.0
Black or African-American 197 of 225 0.0  54.1
Hispanic or Latino 15 of 149 0.0  77.0 85.1 79.6 80.2 87.1
Multi-racial 11 of 99 0.0  67.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 106 of 299 12.2  70.1 57.9 56.8 66.3 77.1 79.8 83.9 79.4
Employees with Disabilities 15 of 194 0.0  70.0
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 0.0 
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