Agency Report

Department of Homeland Security


Mission
To secure the nation from the many threats we face.
Website
http://www.dhs.gov
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

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  2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 19 of 19 -2.80  44.0 46.8 52.9 56.6 58.6 56.2 49.8 49.1
Scores by Category 2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 19 of 19 -2.00  40.6 42.6 45.7 47.6 48.7 46.7 41.0 40.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 19 of 19 -1.80  31.7 33.5 37.0 39.5 42.4 40.4 34.1 31.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 19 of 19 -1.20  41.4 42.6 44.0 46.2 45.5 42.1 36.4 36.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 19 of 19 -3.70  31.5 35.2 39.3 41.4 43.1 42.7 35.9 34.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 19 of 19 -0.90  53.8 54.7 57.4 58.7 59.2 56.2 51.8 51.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 19 of 19 -2.40  66.4 68.8 71.2 73.9 74.1 74.8 71.0 70.9
Pay 18 of 19 0.70  47.1 46.4 53.9 56.8 60.2 56.8 54.5
Strategic Management 19 of 19 -2.30  42.7 45.0 47.9 50.4 51.2 50.8 47.8 46.3
Teamwork 19 of 19 -0.90  55.9 56.8 58.1 59.1 60.2 67.0 63.4 65.5
Innovation 18 of 18 -1.30  49.4 50.7 52.7 55.3 56.4
Training and Development 19 of 19 -1.60  47.0 48.6 51.7 54.0 55.8 56.2 51.0 50.9
Work–Life Balance 19 of 19 -1.50  51.8 53.3 55.6 56.3 57.7 57.8 51.8 53.1
Support for Diversity 19 of 19 -0.30  47.5 47.8 50.2 52.3 53.0 55.7 49.5 51.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 19 of 19 -1.70  31.3 33.0 35.8 38.5 40.4 37.9 32.7 30.9
Index Scores by Demographic 2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 18 of 18 -3.30  49.7 53.0 54.6 59.9 61.3 56.3
Male 18 of 18 -3.20  45.6 48.8 55.3 60.0 60.9 56.2
40 and over 18 of 18 -5.30  46.6 51.9 55.9 59.4 60.0 56.0
Under 40 18 of 18 -7.50  40.1 47.6 54.2 60.9 62.5 56.5
American Indian or Native American 16 of 16 0.00  42.0 46.8 55.5 52.0 56.7
Asian 18 of 18 -5.90  51.3 57.2 58.0 61.5 63.3 55.1
Black or African-American 18 of 18 -4.40  49.9 54.3 55.7 60.4 62.4 59.3
Hispanic or Latino 18 of 18 -5.30  49.5 54.8 61.8 67.8 69.6 63.7
Multi-racial 18 of 18 -4.80  40.8 45.6 47.1 51.9 53.2 47.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 16 of 16 -6.10  50.1 56.2 55.6
White 18 of 18 -2.60  46.8 49.4 53.1 57.5 58.4 56.4
Employees with Disabilities 18 of 18 -1.20  44.9 46.1 50.6
Veterans 18 of 18 -2.90  47.4 50.3 55.3
Senior Executive Service (SES) 14 of 18 -3.60  77.4 81.0 80.9

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

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Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Innovation

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2013):  4,646 ( 2.80% )

Average joined (2008-2013):  8,729

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  10.50%

Employees left (2013):  9,148 ( 5.40% )

Average left (2008-2013):  8,246


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics

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