Agency Report

National Protection and Programs Directorate (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  146  

2017 Index Score
49.2

Change from 2016
3.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 52.0)
Mission
To lead the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation's physical and cyber infrastructure.
Website
http://www.dhs.gov/about-national-protection-and-programs-directorate

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 146 of 150 3.1  49.2 46.1 41.5 39.4 36.2 42.8
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 137  of 147 2.1  48.4 46.3 41.8 40.0 39.5 45.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 138  of 147 3.4  40.1 36.7 31.3 31.2 30.0 35.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 139  of 147 6.0  47.8 41.8 38.4 38.2 38.8 44.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 137  of 147 1.8  38.3 36.5 31.8 30.5 28.2 35.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 128  of 147 -0.3  62.9 63.2 58.8 54.7 56.0 59.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 146  of 149 2.8  70.3 67.5 65.1 64.2 63.4 66.4
Pay 51  of 149 3.0  67.4 64.4 57.0 58.8 54.4 61.1
Strategic Management 140  of 148 3.7  48.3 44.6 41.8 41.6 39.6 44.9
Teamwork 137  of 148 4.5  61.3 56.8 54.0 53.5 52.1 55.1
Innovation 133  of 148 2.5  58.8 56.3 53.6 52.2 51.1 55.9
Training and Development 143  of 149 1.8  51.8 50.0 45.8 41.7 39.1 44.3
Work–Life Balance 143  of 148 -0.1  52.2 52.3 52.2 47.9 47.1 49.5
Support for Diversity 142  of 148 4.4  52.0 47.6 44.9 43.1 44.0 49.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 128  of 147 4.8  42.8 38.0 34.2 31.3 32.2 37.5
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 (2016)
331 ( 11.0% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
277

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.8%

Employees left (2016)
200 ( 6.6% )

Average left (2010-2016)
209


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics