Agency Report

Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS)


Best Places to Work Rank

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of 320 Agency Subcomponents

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2015 Index Score
44.9
Change from 2014
-0.7 

Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 43.1)
Mission
To support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.
Website
http://www.fema.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 309 of 320 -0.7  44.9 45.6 48.1 53.2 48.3 55.9 51.1 47.5 54.4
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 302 of 318 -1.1  43.8 44.9 45.5 49.2 45.2 50.2 46.0 43.4 47.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 301 of 318 -0.8  35.6 36.4 38.2 41.2 38.2 43.2 43.4 43.0 45.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 299 of 318 -2.0  41.9 43.9 45.9 46.9 42.7 46.5 39.1 38.4 39.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 296 of 318 -2.3  34.6 36.9 37.8 41.5 37.4 43.4 38.5 33.6 39.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 290 of 318 0.5  58.2 57.7 56.6 62.1 57.8 62.4 58.3 56.0 60.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 290 of 319 0.0  70.2 70.2 70.7 73.4 73.3 71.2 76.4 74.8 76.9
Pay 177 of 319 1.1  58.6 57.5 59.0 61.7 63.3 69.8 63.1 58.9
Strategic Management 295 of 319 -1.8  44.6 46.4 47.5 52.5 50.6 51.0 52.3 48.4 52.8
Teamwork 291 of 319 1.2  58.1 56.9 57.8 59.9 58.3 58.6 68.1 63.0 66.1
Innovation 286 of 318 -0.9  56.6 57.5 58.3 60.8 58.9 60.4
Training and Development 305 of 319 0.3  47.3 47.0 47.0 53.8 48.1 50.9 53.3 48.5 56.3
Work–Life Balance 274 of 319 0.0  54.8 54.8 53.2 57.7 54.1 55.3 58.6 54.3 58.8
Support for Diversity 308 of 319 -1.5  46.8 48.3 50.3 53.2 50.2 52.7 53.3 50.0 52.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 308 of 318 -1.4  34.9 36.3 37.3 41.6 39.4 44.0 41.4 39.8 46.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 264 of 304 0.6  49.6 49.0 49.5 52.1 52.0 56.6 49.9
Male 296 of 305 -2.5  44.5 47.0 50.7 56.2 51.5 57.1 51.8
40 and over 308 of 318 -0.9  44.2 45.1 49.1 54.6 53.1 57.2 51.6
Under 40 193 of 228 0.9  47.7 46.8 54.0 55.1 47.3 56.3 48.7
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 77 of 100 -3.5  59.3 62.8 58.4
Black or African-American 186 of 206 -2.1  49.0 51.1 47.3 50.6 59.6 66.2 54.6
Hispanic or Latino 117 of 136 -5.6  50.5 56.1 59.4 54.7 52.7
Multi-racial 91 of 99 -2.2  41.0 43.2 50.9 37.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 287 of 300 -0.6  46.2 46.8 49.9 56.2 50.9 55.1 51.0
Employees with Disabilities 161 of 175 0.0  43.6 43.6 40.3 49.3
LGBT 60 of 64 0.0  41.7
Senior Executive Service (SES) 16 of 40 -5.3  87.8 93.1 76.2
Veterans 210 of 220 -3.1  45.0 48.1 47.9 53.7
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 59 of 59 0.0  39.8
IT Specialist 98 of 100 0.0  34.0
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)
107 ( 2.2% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
337

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.1%

Employees left (2014)
333 ( 6.9% )

Average left (2009-2014)
305


Gender Demographics

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