Agency Report

United States Secret Service (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  305  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 15 Law Enforcement and Border Protection Agencies

  15  

2016 Index Score
32.8

Change from 2015
-0.6 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 45.8)
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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 305 of 305 -0.6  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 303 of 303 2.3  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 302 of 303 0.9  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 302 of 303 2.2  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 303 of 303 4.3  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 296 of 303 0.9  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 302 of 304 -0.4  65.2 65.6 70.3 72.2 76.0 78.6 75.7 75.8 78.8 79.6 80.8
Pay 300 of 304 -9.9  43.3 53.2 57.1 55.9 63.7 62.7 62.1 54.6 61.1
Strategic Management 304 of 304 1.3  35.5 34.2 44.5 48.4 54.2 59.9 55.1 55.6 61.6 58.2 62.3
Teamwork 278 of 304 2.6  59.2 56.6 63.2 65.0 68.6 70.5 66.3 72.9 75.2 74.8 74.7
Innovation 303 of 304 2.4  45.9 43.5 49.5 53.9 56.5 62.7 56.2
Training and Development 304 of 304 0.2  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 304 of 304 -3.8  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 303 of 304 -0.7  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 301 of 303 3.9  30.8 26.9 34.3 38.6 42.6 46.9 43.6 43.2 45.2 46.6 47.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 278 of 285 -0.7  42.6 43.3 57.6 64.1 68.3 69.3 64.2 62.8
Male 294 of 294 -0.7  31.1 31.8 46.4 53.3 62.2 68.6 58.6 58.1
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 111 of 111 0.9  38.8 37.9 64.4 75.0 71.2
Black or African-American 220 of 225 -4.4  41.7 46.1 63.1 64.1 71.1 73.6 73.1 60.3
Hispanic or Latino 149 of 149 -3.0  38.2 41.2 57.4 55.5 69.8 76.3 68.3 77.7
Multi-racial 99 of 99 -4.3  25.9 30.2 52.1 48.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 299 of 299 -0.6  33.0 33.6 46.7 53.8 63.0 68.1 56.6 60.8
Employees with Disabilities 191 of 194 -5.6  36.3 41.9 47.2 59.9 59.4
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 18 of 37 0.0  86.4
Veterans 230 of 230 1.9  33.8 31.9 47.6 52.0 61.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 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 82 of 103 0.0  49.5
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)
78 ( 1.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
69

Workforce with less than three years of service
1.5%

Employees left (2015)
416 ( 7.3% )

Average left (2010-2015)
275


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics