Agency Report

Secret Service (DHS)


Best Places to Work Rank

  319  
of 320 Agency Subcomponents

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2015 Index Score
33.4
Change from 2014
-13.0 

Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 43.1)
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.
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Website
http://www.secretservice.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 319 of 320 -13.0  33.4 46.4 52.8 62.3 65.8 59.0 59.6 65.4 66.9 62.8
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 318 of 318 -8.2  34.6 42.8 47.7 53.0 56.0 52.9 52.7 56.3 53.8 51.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 316 of 318 -11.4  26.0 37.4 40.3 48.0 51.3 46.8 47.3 49.2 47.5 45.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 318 of 318 -8.8  31.1 39.9 44.7 48.6 50.7 49.3 47.3 48.6 48.4 45.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 318 of 318 -9.4  20.8 30.2 38.7 46.1 49.0 44.7 47.1 51.7 47.0 43.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 313 of 318 -4.9  54.5 59.4 61.9 64.5 68.1 65.8 63.6 68.2 66.5 65.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 315 of 319 -4.7  65.6 70.3 72.2 76.0 78.6 75.7 75.8 78.8 79.6 80.8
Pay 262 of 319 -3.9  53.2 57.1 55.9 63.7 62.7 62.1 54.6 61.1
Strategic Management 319 of 319 -10.3  34.2 44.5 48.4 54.2 59.9 55.1 55.6 61.6 58.2 62.3
Teamwork 298 of 319 -6.6  56.6 63.2 65.0 68.6 70.5 66.3 72.9 75.2 74.8 74.7
Innovation 318 of 318 -6.0  43.5 49.5 53.9 56.5 62.7 56.2
Training and Development 319 of 319 -10.2  32.8 43.0 46.8 53.2 58.0 55.1 59.1 59.3 56.3 59.2
Work–Life Balance 319 of 319 -9.2  40.9 50.1 54.4 58.7 61.1 57.5 63.8 63.9 58.4 62.3
Support for Diversity 315 of 319 -6.9  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 317 of 318 -7.4  26.9 34.3 38.6 42.6 46.9 43.6 43.2 45.2 46.6 47.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 297 of 304 -14.3  43.3 57.6 64.1 68.3 69.3 64.2 62.8
Male 304 of 305 -14.6  31.8 46.4 53.3 62.2 68.6 58.6 58.1
40 and over 318 of 318 -14.7  34.2 48.9 57.6 68.2 72.2 66.0 62.4
Under 40 225 of 228 -11.1  31.9 43.0 54.6 59.5 65.2 53.2 56.9
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 100 of 100 -26.5  37.9 64.4 75.0 71.2
Black or African-American 194 of 206 -17.0  46.1 63.1 64.1 71.1 73.6 73.1 60.3
Hispanic or Latino 135 of 136 -16.2  41.2 57.4 55.5 69.8 76.3 68.3 77.7
Multi-racial 98 of 99 0.0  30.2 52.1 48.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 299 of 300 -13.1  33.6 46.7 53.8 63.0 68.1 56.6 60.8
Employees with Disabilities 165 of 175 -5.3  41.9 47.2 59.9 59.4
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 219 of 220 -15.7  31.9 47.6 52.0 61.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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)
27 ( 0.5% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
67

Workforce with less than three years of service
1.2%

Employees left (2014)
306 ( 5.1% )

Average left (2009-2014)
246


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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