Agency Report

United States Secret Service (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  339  

2017 Index Score
33.0

Change from 2016
0.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 52.0)
Mission
To safeguard the nation's financial infrastructure and payment systems to preserve the integrity of the economy, and to protect national leaders, visiting heads of state and government, designated sites and national special security events.
Website
http://www.secretservice.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 339 of 339 0.2  33.0 32.8 33.4 46.4 52.8 62.3 65.8 59.0 59.6 65.4 66.9 62.8
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 336  of 336 0.0  36.9 36.9 34.6 42.8 47.7 53.0 56.0 52.9 52.7 56.3 53.8 51.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 334  of 336 1.8  28.7 26.9 26.0 37.4 40.3 48.0 51.3 46.8 47.3 49.2 47.5 45.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 336  of 336 0.1  33.4 33.3 31.1 39.9 44.7 48.6 50.7 49.3 47.3 48.6 48.4 45.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 336  of 336 -2.0  23.1 25.1 20.8 30.2 38.7 46.1 49.0 44.7 47.1 51.7 47.0 43.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 330  of 336 1.1  56.5 55.4 54.5 59.4 61.9 64.5 68.1 65.8 63.6 68.2 66.5 65.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 337  of 338 0.2  65.4 65.2 65.6 70.3 72.2 76.0 78.6 75.7 75.8 78.8 79.6 80.8
Pay 334  of 338 -0.1  43.2 43.3 53.2 57.1 55.9 63.7 62.7 62.1 54.6 61.1
Strategic Management 336  of 337 0.3  35.8 35.5 34.2 44.5 48.4 54.2 59.9 55.1 55.6 61.6 58.2 62.3
Teamwork 323  of 337 0.7  59.9 59.2 56.6 63.2 65.0 68.6 70.5 66.3 72.9 75.2 74.8 74.7
Innovation 335  of 337 1.3  47.2 45.9 43.5 49.5 53.9 56.5 62.7 56.2
Training and Development 338  of 338 0.9  33.9 33.0 32.8 43.0 46.8 53.2 58.0 55.1 59.1 59.3 56.3 59.2
Work–Life Balance 337  of 337 1.7  38.8 37.1 40.9 50.1 54.4 58.7 61.1 57.5 63.8 63.9 58.4 62.3
Support for Diversity 336  of 337 3.3  46.1 42.8 43.5 50.4 54.3 59.9 64.0 60.9 66.8 63.8 66.4 68.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 333  of 336 -0.3  30.5 30.8 26.9 34.3 38.6 42.6 46.9 43.6 43.2 45.2 46.6 47.2
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)
88 ( 1.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
49

Workforce with less than three years of service
1.7%

Employees left (2016)
404 ( 7.7% )

Average left (2010-2016)
325


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics