Agency Report

Office of the Secretary (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  311  

2017 Index Score
53.4

Change from 2016
-1.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 52.0)
Mission
To oversee DHS efforts to counter terrorism and enhance security, secure and manage our borders while facilitating trade and travel, enforce and administer our immigration laws, safeguard and secure cyberspace, build resilience to disasters and provide essential support for national and economic security.
Website
http://www.dhs.gov/office-secretary

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 311 of 339 -1.4  53.4 54.8 49.5 41.9 47.2 53.3
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 267  of 336 -1.4  54.7 56.1 53.0 46.7 50.2 53.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 285  of 336 0.8  46.1 45.3 43.4 35.5 40.1 42.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 287  of 336 -3.0  51.2 54.2 49.0 44.8 53.6 50.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 227  of 336 -1.3  48.3 49.6 46.6 36.1 39.2 46.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 253  of 336 -2.0  67.1 69.1 66.1 63.9 64.6 66.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 300  of 338 -1.2  73.7 74.9 70.6 68.5 71.0 73.7
Pay 118  of 338 -2.3  68.5 70.8 64.3 56.8 51.2 58.5
Strategic Management 214  of 337 1.2  55.9 54.7 50.1 47.4 52.6 53.1
Teamwork 205  of 337 0.4  69.2 68.8 67.3 62.2 63.1 65.1
Innovation 230  of 337 1.5  64.4 62.9 61.8 57.7 63.2 63.7
Training and Development 287  of 338 -0.1  56.3 56.4 53.5 47.0 46.0 51.2
Work–Life Balance 234  of 337 2.2  61.1 58.9 55.2 54.9 55.9 55.3
Support for Diversity 249  of 337 0.1  59.1 59.0 56.9 54.1 53.4 55.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 227  of 336 -2.1  47.9 50.0 46.6 40.8 42.8 44.1
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)