Agency Report

Transportation Security Administration (DHS)

Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 46.8)
Mission
To protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.
Websites
http://www.tsa.gov/

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Agency Subcomponents

Index Score: 43.4

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 281 of 300 43.4 45.2 48.0 51.3 49.7 40.6 38.2 None
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 293 of 300 40.5 40.8 41.5 43.6 41.7 33.1 31.3 None
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 290 of 300 30.9 30.8 33.1 36.4 34.6 25.2 21.5 None
Effective Leadership: Fairness 287 of 300 38.9 37.2 37.7 37.6 37.0 27.9 28.4 None
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 283 of 300 33.6 33.9 34.1 36.5 37.0 26.8 25.2 None
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 288 of 300 52.9 54.3 55.0 57.4 52.3 45.8 43.9 None
Employee Skills–Mission Match 270 of 300 69.3 69.1 71.6 72.7 73.2 67.5 67.5 None
Pay 299 of 300 29.0 32.2 35.8 42.2 37.0 36.9 None None
Strategic Management 273 of 300 44.3 43.5 46.0 46.2 47.9 44.0 41.5 None
Teamwork 291 of 300 54.2 53.3 54.7 54.4 63.1 58.9 64.6 None
Training and Development 200 of 300 52.4 51.4 52.8 54.8 57.2 50.9 49.8 None
Work–Life Balance 267 of 300 52.7 52.7 52.1 54.3 55.5 45.0 46.8 None
Support for Diversity 283 of 300 47.3 47.4 49.0 49.7 52.8 44.4 45.9 None
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 296 of 300 27.7 28.4 29.2 32.6 31.2 26.9 21.8 None
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 47 of 47 62.6 62.2 69.2 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 250 of 281 48.2 47.3 52.0 54.6 50.2 None None None
Male 276 of 289 45.5 47.1 49.5 52.5 49.5 None None None
40 and over 280 of 299 47.6 48.8 51.4 54.2 50.5 None None None
Under 40 188 of 209 44.7 45.3 48.3 51.6 48.5 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None 41.8 44.2 None None None None None
Asian 78 of 84 48.6 51.6 53.0 54.6 46.0 None None None
Black or African-American 158 of 195 52.6 50.4 54.9 58.5 52.8 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 100 of 118 51.0 49.3 51.1 53.4 47.4 None None None
Multi-racial 76 of 81 44.2 40.4 45.3 59.7 43.3 None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 of 19 52.6 51.5 None None None None None None
White 265 of 285 44.8 46.3 49.3 51.8 49.4 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 160 of 164 35.1 42.4 None None None None None None
Veterans 206 of 218 45.7 48.0 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 18 of 28 75.2 78.1 None None None None None None

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2012):  565 ( 1.10% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  1,500

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  12.00%

Employees left (2012):  3,559 ( 7.00% )

Average left (2008-2012):  3,346


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics