Agency Report

Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  295  

2017 Index Score
55.3

Change from 2016
6.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 52.0)
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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 295 of 339 6.3  55.3 49.0 44.9 45.6 48.1 53.2 48.3 55.9 51.1 47.5 54.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 294  of 336 4.1  51.9 47.8 43.8 44.9 45.5 49.2 45.2 50.2 46.0 43.4 47.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 287  of 336 5.9  45.8 39.9 35.6 36.4 38.2 41.2 38.2 43.2 43.4 43.0 45.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 305  of 336 2.7  49.0 46.3 41.9 43.9 45.9 46.9 42.7 46.5 39.1 38.4 39.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 283  of 336 4.5  42.5 38.0 34.6 36.9 37.8 41.5 37.4 43.4 38.5 33.6 39.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 275  of 336 3.6  65.9 62.3 58.2 57.7 56.6 62.1 57.8 62.4 58.3 56.0 60.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 275  of 338 3.1  75.0 71.9 70.2 70.2 70.7 73.4 73.3 71.2 76.4 74.8 76.9
Pay 139  of 338 3.3  67.4 64.1 58.6 57.5 59.0 61.7 63.3 69.8 63.1 58.9
Strategic Management 259  of 337 5.5  53.9 48.4 44.6 46.4 47.5 52.5 50.6 51.0 52.3 48.4 52.8
Teamwork 285  of 337 5.0  65.2 60.2 58.1 56.9 57.8 59.9 58.3 58.6 68.1 63.0 66.1
Innovation 253  of 337 3.6  63.4 59.8 56.6 57.5 58.3 60.8 58.9 60.4
Training and Development 289  of 338 4.3  56.2 51.9 47.3 47.0 47.0 53.8 48.1 50.9 53.3 48.5 56.3
Work–Life Balance 255  of 337 2.6  60.0 57.4 54.8 54.8 53.2 57.7 54.1 55.3 58.6 54.3 58.8
Support for Diversity 283  of 337 6.3  57.1 50.8 46.8 48.3 50.3 53.2 50.2 52.7 53.3 50.0 52.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 282  of 336 5.5  45.0 39.5 34.9 36.3 37.3 41.6 39.4 44.0 41.4 39.8 46.6
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)
365 ( 7.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
270

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.7%

Employees left (2016)
365 ( 7.7% )

Average left (2010-2016)
345


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics