Agency Report

Office of Special Counsel

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 28 Small Agencies

  9  

2017 Index Score
73.5

Change from 2016
6.8 


Mission
To safeguard the merit system by protecting federal employees and applicants from prohibited personnel practices, especially reprisal for whistleblowing.
Website
http://www.osc.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 9 of 28 6.8  73.5 66.7 58.7 60.1 67.7 72.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 10  of 28 4.6  67.5 62.9 50.8 53.9 60.5 65.2 47.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 11  of 28 4.1  59.7 55.6 45.8 46.6 52.6 52.5 38.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 15  of 28 6.8  58.8 52.0 41.5 47.7 50.0 66.7 41.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 4  of 28 10.6  65.3 54.7 40.3 42.7 52.2 54.8 35.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 8  of 28 -2.1  78.0 80.1 68.6 71.7 78.0 81.2 68.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 13  of 28 0.4  80.7 80.3 72.1 75.8 79.1 81.0
Pay 17  of 28 1.3  60.8 59.5 48.6 60.8 46.9 62.4
Strategic Management 4  of 28 1.2  73.4 72.2 58.7 60.4 64.6 65.7
Teamwork 5  of 28 0.1  83.0 82.9 73.4 76.2 73.8 77.8
Innovation 8  of 28 5.7  72.2 66.5 61.3 60.8 68.4 68.3
Training and Development 17  of 28 -3.2  62.5 65.7 55.7 57.9 62.3 65.5
Work–Life Balance 22  of 28 -1.9  63.1 65.0 57.9 58.1 61.3 62.7
Support for Diversity 4  of 28 4.9  70.2 65.3 59.3 55.5 57.1 62.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 5  of 28 5.1  61.3 56.2 46.2 43.6 49.2 59.7
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

Employees joined (2016)
23 ( 18.4% )

Average joined (2010-2016)

Workforce with less than three years of service
25.6%

Employees left (2016)
12 ( 9.6% )

Average left (2010-2016)
10


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics