Agency Report

Science and Technology Directorate (DHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  275  

2016 Index Score
51.8

Change from 2015
12.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Index Score: 45.8)
Mission
To strengthen America's security and resiliency by providing knowledge products and innovative technology solutions for the Homeland Security Enterprise.
Website
http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/structure/editorial_0530.shtm

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 275 of 305 12.3  51.8 39.5 35.8 32.0 34.7 41.0 59.1 61.3 32.6
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 201 of 303 9.6  54.4 44.8 42.1 39.9 44.2 45.3 59.8 53.8 42.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 199 of 303 13.1  46.7 33.6 33.5 27.5 35.0 37.0 50.9 48.4 36.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 274 of 303 8.2  47.6 39.4 37.6 38.4 43.3 45.2 56.8 44.1 32.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 238 of 303 7.0  42.8 35.8 29.3 22.8 27.1 31.8 49.6 49.2 33.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 71 of 303 11.3  73.2 61.9 61.4 63.8 66.4 63.0 76.0 65.9 58.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 220 of 304 2.6  74.8 72.2 63.5 63.2 68.7 68.7 76.7 75.9 67.3
Pay 115 of 304 9.6  65.1 55.5 47.9 49.5 57.4 62.6 72.1 70.0 48.5
Strategic Management 266 of 304 4.0  49.1 45.1 43.4 40.4 47.5 44.8 53.3 56.7 40.0
Teamwork 255 of 304 6.9  62.3 55.4 54.5 51.2 54.9 54.0 58.2 70.8 58.5
Innovation 103 of 304 5.0  66.7 61.7 55.0 52.9 55.8 60.8 69.8
Training and Development 106 of 304 8.1  63.7 55.6 51.0 47.5 57.4 58.7 66.1 60.6 34.1
Work–Life Balance 225 of 304 4.1  58.6 54.5 56.6 54.7 56.2 59.1 66.5 61.9 46.1
Support for Diversity 229 of 304 9.7  55.8 46.1 46.3 42.1 50.3 49.0 68.2 54.4 54.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 126 of 303 10.8  48.7 37.9 34.1 33.8 35.8 40.9 55.7 46.5 30.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 256 of 285 10.6  51.6 41.0 32.2 33.4 30.7 37.2 61.8 51.9
Male 274 of 294 10.8  52.9 42.1 40.1 34.2 37.7 45.9 58.9 66.8
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 179 of 225 0.0  56.6 34.9 42.2 54.4
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 277 of 299 11.5  52.4 40.9 40.3 32.7 36.4 42.4 57.3 59.4
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 204 of 230 15.4  54.8 39.4 37.1 36.3 34.7
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 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics