Agency Report

National Protection and Programs Directorate (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  326  

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 326 of 339 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 314  of 336 2.1  48.4 46.3 41.8 40.0 39.5 45.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 317  of 336 3.4  40.1 36.7 31.3 31.2 30.0 35.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 313  of 336 6.0  47.8 41.8 38.4 38.2 38.8 44.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 308  of 336 1.8  38.3 36.5 31.8 30.5 28.2 35.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 299  of 336 -0.3  62.9 63.2 58.8 54.7 56.0 59.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 330  of 338 2.8  70.3 67.5 65.1 64.2 63.4 66.4
Pay 139  of 338 3.0  67.4 64.4 57.0 58.8 54.4 61.1
Strategic Management 318  of 337 3.7  48.3 44.6 41.8 41.6 39.6 44.9
Teamwork 317  of 337 4.5  61.3 56.8 54.0 53.5 52.1 55.1
Innovation 309  of 337 2.5  58.8 56.3 53.6 52.2 51.1 55.9
Training and Development 318  of 338 1.8  51.8 50.0 45.8 41.7 39.1 44.3
Work–Life Balance 326  of 337 -0.1  52.2 52.3 52.2 47.9 47.1 49.5
Support for Diversity 323  of 337 4.4  52.0 47.6 44.9 43.1 44.0 49.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 302  of 336 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


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics