Agency Report

Transportation Security Administration (DHS)


Best Places to Work Rank

  313  
of 320 Agency Subcomponents

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2015 Index Score
40.7
Change from 2014
0.8 

Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 43.1)
Mission
To protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.
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Website
http://www.tsa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 313 of 320 0.8  40.7 39.9 43.4 45.2 48.0 51.3 49.7 40.6 38.2
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 313 of 318 1.2  40.4 39.2 40.5 40.8 41.5 43.6 41.7 33.1 31.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 312 of 318 1.0  30.1 29.1 30.9 30.8 33.1 36.4 34.6 25.2 21.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 312 of 318 -1.4  37.4 38.8 38.9 37.2 37.7 37.6 37.0 27.9 28.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 305 of 318 1.7  32.0 30.3 33.6 33.9 34.1 36.5 37.0 26.8 25.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 306 of 318 2.2  55.6 53.4 52.9 54.3 55.0 57.4 52.3 45.8 43.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 312 of 319 -0.4  66.4 66.8 69.3 69.1 71.6 72.7 73.2 67.5 67.5
Pay 319 of 319 0.6  28.9 28.3 29.0 32.2 35.8 42.2 37.0 36.9
Strategic Management 306 of 319 -0.1  42.8 42.9 44.3 43.5 46.0 46.2 47.9 44.0 41.5
Teamwork 306 of 319 0.1  55.0 54.9 54.2 53.3 54.7 54.4 63.1 58.9 64.6
Innovation 314 of 318 -0.7  46.9 47.6 47.5 47.3 49.4 51.9
Training and Development 257 of 319 1.5  53.1 51.6 52.4 51.4 52.8 54.8 57.2 50.9 49.8
Work–Life Balance 310 of 319 0.1  50.3 50.2 52.7 52.7 52.1 54.3 55.5 45.0 46.8
Support for Diversity 303 of 319 0.0  48.5 48.5 47.3 47.4 49.0 49.7 52.8 44.4 45.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 318 of 318 -0.7  26.2 26.9 27.7 28.4 29.2 32.6 31.2 26.9 21.8
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 295 of 304 -0.8  43.4 44.2 48.2 47.3 52.0 54.6 50.2
Male 301 of 305 -0.5  41.7 42.2 45.5 47.1 49.5 52.5 49.5
40 and over 309 of 318 1.6  44.0 42.4 47.6 48.8 51.4 54.2 50.5
Under 40 221 of 228 0.1  36.2 36.1 44.7 45.3 48.3 51.6 48.5
American Indian or Native American 24 of 25 -7.1  34.6 41.7 41.8 44.2
Asian 95 of 100 4.0  45.4 41.4 48.6 51.6 53.0 54.6 46.0
Black or African-American 193 of 206 -1.6  46.2 47.8 52.6 50.4 54.9 58.5 52.8
Hispanic or Latino 129 of 136 -0.8  45.3 46.1 51.0 49.3 51.1 53.4 47.4
Multi-racial 95 of 99 -1.9  35.0 36.9 44.2 40.4 45.3 59.7 43.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 of 18 -1.9  49.4 51.3 52.6 51.5
White 294 of 300 -0.4  42.0 42.4 44.8 46.3 49.3 51.8 49.4
Employees with Disabilities 172 of 175 0.3  38.4 38.1 35.1 42.4
LGBT 63 of 64 0.0  38.6
Senior Executive Service (SES) 37 of 40 -1.3  71.8 73.1 75.2 78.1
Veterans 215 of 220 -0.6  42.5 43.1 45.7 48.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 44 of 60 0.0  52.9
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 48 of 59 0.0  49.4
IT Specialist 94 of 100 0.0  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 (2014)
373 ( 0.7% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
803

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.2%

Employees left (2014)
4,644 ( 9.3% )

Average left (2009-2014)
3,542


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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