Agency Report

Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  284  

2016 Index Score
49.0

Change from 2015
4.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 45.8)
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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 284 of 305 4.1  49.0 44.9 45.6 48.1 53.2 48.3 55.9 51.1 47.5 54.4
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 280 of 303 4.0  47.8 43.8 44.9 45.5 49.2 45.2 50.2 46.0 43.4 47.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 281 of 303 4.3  39.9 35.6 36.4 38.2 41.2 38.2 43.2 43.4 43.0 45.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 283 of 303 4.4  46.3 41.9 43.9 45.9 46.9 42.7 46.5 39.1 38.4 39.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 279 of 303 3.4  38.0 34.6 36.9 37.8 41.5 37.4 43.4 38.5 33.6 39.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 255 of 303 4.1  62.3 58.2 57.7 56.6 62.1 57.8 62.4 58.3 56.0 60.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 277 of 304 1.7  71.9 70.2 70.2 70.7 73.4 73.3 71.2 76.4 74.8 76.9
Pay 132 of 304 5.5  64.1 58.6 57.5 59.0 61.7 63.3 69.8 63.1 58.9
Strategic Management 273 of 304 3.8  48.4 44.6 46.4 47.5 52.5 50.6 51.0 52.3 48.4 52.8
Teamwork 272 of 304 2.1  60.2 58.1 56.9 57.8 59.9 58.3 58.6 68.1 63.0 66.1
Innovation 240 of 304 3.2  59.8 56.6 57.5 58.3 60.8 58.9 60.4
Training and Development 275 of 304 4.6  51.9 47.3 47.0 47.0 53.8 48.1 50.9 53.3 48.5 56.3
Work–Life Balance 245 of 304 2.6  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 304 4.0  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 281 of 303 4.6  39.5 34.9 36.3 37.3 41.6 39.4 44.0 41.4 39.8 46.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 263 of 285 -0.2  49.4 49.6 49.0 49.5 52.1 52.0 56.6 49.9
Male 275 of 294 6.3  50.8 44.5 47.0 50.7 56.2 51.5 57.1 51.8
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 89 of 111 0.9  60.2 59.3 62.8 58.4
Black or African-American 213 of 225 -1.5  47.5 49.0 51.1 47.3 50.6 59.6 66.2 54.6
Hispanic or Latino 123 of 149 6.1  56.6 50.5 56.1 59.4 54.7 52.7
Multi-racial 93 of 99 1.0  42.0 41.0 43.2 50.9 37.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 278 of 299 5.4  51.6 46.2 46.8 49.9 56.2 50.9 55.1 51.0
Employees with Disabilities 182 of 194 0.0  43.6 43.6 43.6 40.3 49.3
LGBT 58 of 59 -4.6  37.1 41.7
Senior Executive Service (SES) 11 of 37 4.2  92.0 87.8 93.1 76.2
Veterans 222 of 230 4.8  49.8 45.0 48.1 47.9 53.7
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 37 of 57 18.7  58.5 39.8
IT Specialist 98 of 103 8.3  42.3 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 (2015)
194 ( 4.2% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
313

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.5%

Employees left (2015)
388 ( 8.4% )

Average left (2010-2015)
319


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics