Agency Report

Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  135  

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 135 of 150 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 126  of 147 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 125  of 147 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 134  of 147 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 124  of 147 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 111  of 147 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 123  of 149 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 51  of 149 3.3  67.4 64.1 58.6 57.5 59.0 61.7 63.3 69.8 63.1 58.9
Strategic Management 111  of 148 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 122  of 148 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 105  of 148 3.6  63.4 59.8 56.6 57.5 58.3 60.8 58.9 60.4
Training and Development 128  of 149 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 111  of 148 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 124  of 148 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 117  of 147 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