Agency Report

Transportation Security Administration (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  303  

2016 Index Score
35.5

Change from 2015
-5.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 45.8)
Mission
To protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.
Website
http://www.tsa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 303 of 305 -5.2  35.5 40.7 39.9 43.4 45.2 48.0 51.3 49.7 40.6 38.2
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 302 of 303 -2.8  37.6 40.4 39.2 40.5 40.8 41.5 43.6 41.7 33.1 31.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 301 of 303 -2.5  27.6 30.1 29.1 30.9 30.8 33.1 36.4 34.6 25.2 21.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 301 of 303 -3.5  33.9 37.4 38.8 38.9 37.2 37.7 37.6 37.0 27.9 28.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 301 of 303 -3.8  28.2 32.0 30.3 33.6 33.9 34.1 36.5 37.0 26.8 25.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 298 of 303 -1.7  53.9 55.6 53.4 52.9 54.3 55.0 57.4 52.3 45.8 43.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 300 of 304 -0.3  66.1 66.4 66.8 69.3 69.1 71.6 72.7 73.2 67.5 67.5
Pay 304 of 304 -2.9  26.0 28.9 28.3 29.0 32.2 35.8 42.2 37.0 36.9
Strategic Management 301 of 304 -2.0  40.8 42.8 42.9 44.3 43.5 46.0 46.2 47.9 44.0 41.5
Teamwork 297 of 304 -0.4  54.6 55.0 54.9 54.2 53.3 54.7 54.4 63.1 58.9 64.6
Innovation 302 of 304 -0.6  46.3 46.9 47.6 47.5 47.3 49.4 51.9
Training and Development 280 of 304 -2.4  50.7 53.1 51.6 52.4 51.4 52.8 54.8 57.2 50.9 49.8
Work–Life Balance 301 of 304 -5.2  45.1 50.3 50.2 52.7 52.7 52.1 54.3 55.5 45.0 46.8
Support for Diversity 295 of 304 -1.4  47.1 48.5 48.5 47.3 47.4 49.0 49.7 52.8 44.4 45.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 303 of 303 -0.8  25.4 26.2 26.9 27.7 28.4 29.2 32.6 31.2 26.9 21.8
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 282 of 285 -3.4  40.0 43.4 44.2 48.2 47.3 52.0 54.6 50.2
Male 293 of 294 -5.6  36.1 41.7 42.2 45.5 47.1 49.5 52.5 49.5
American Indian or Native American 25 of 25 -5.7  28.9 34.6 41.7 41.8 44.2
Asian 109 of 111 -0.3  45.1 45.4 41.4 48.6 51.6 53.0 54.6 46.0
Black or African-American 222 of 225 -5.9  40.3 46.2 47.8 52.6 50.4 54.9 58.5 52.8
Hispanic or Latino 147 of 149 -4.3  41.0 45.3 46.1 51.0 49.3 51.1 53.4 47.4
Multi-racial 98 of 99 -3.5  31.5 35.0 36.9 44.2 40.4 45.3 59.7 43.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10 of 11 -6.1  43.3 49.4 51.3 52.6 51.5
White 297 of 299 -5.6  36.4 42.0 42.4 44.8 46.3 49.3 51.8 49.4
Employees with Disabilities 193 of 194 -5.7  32.7 38.4 38.1 35.1 42.4
LGBT 59 of 59 -3.1  35.5 38.6
Senior Executive Service (SES) 35 of 37 -0.3  71.5 71.8 73.1 75.2 78.1
Veterans 228 of 230 -4.4  38.1 42.5 43.1 45.7 48.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 16 of 58 14.2  67.1 52.9
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 55 of 57 -5.2  44.2 49.4
IT Specialist 89 of 103 8.1  47.0 38.9
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

Employees joined (2015)
889 ( 1.8% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
818

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.8%

Employees left (2015)
4,833 ( 9.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
3,757


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics