Agency Report

Department of the Interior

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

  11  

2016 Index Score
61.0

Change from 2015
1.8 


Mission
To protect and manage the nation's natural resources and cultural heritage; provide scientific and other information about those resources; and honor its trust responsibilities or special commitments to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and affiliated island communities.
Website
http://www.doi.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 11 of 18 1.8  61.0 59.2 57.9 58.9 62.7 62.9 65.4 61.1 59.1 62.8 62.0
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 16 of 18 1.8  52.0 50.2 49.6 50.7 52.5 51.9 52.9 49.0 47.9 48.8 49.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 12 of 18 1.9  46.8 44.9 43.7 44.2 47.0 47.5 48.5 47.3 46.7 48.1 48.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 16 of 18 2.4  53.2 50.8 51.2 51.5 52.4 51.3 50.9 46.5 44.8 45.8 48.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 16 of 18 1.7  41.1 39.4 39.1 42.6 44.9 44.0 45.1 40.2 38.4 39.3 40.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 11 of 18 1.5  64.9 63.4 62.1 61.6 62.9 62.2 64.0 60.0 59.5 60.2 60.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 12 of 18 1.0  76.6 75.6 75.0 75.3 78.0 78.7 79.0 78.1 77.6 78.5 80.0
Pay 8 of 18 1.4  58.5 57.1 56.0 53.3 58.6 59.7 65.8 61.3 61.6
Strategic Management 17 of 18 2.3  51.1 48.8 47.5 48.4 52.3 52.5 52.9 52.6 52.2 53.3 58.7
Teamwork 15 of 18 1.8  63.3 61.5 61.0 61.6 62.7 61.3 62.2 68.2 67.6 68.8 66.1
Innovation 8 of 18 1.4  62.9 61.5 60.1 60.2 63.2 64.1 64.5
Training and Development 12 of 18 2.5  59.5 57.0 53.9 52.1 56.9 57.3 59.6 57.7 55.8 57.7 56.7
Work–Life Balance 17 of 18 1.3  56.0 54.7 53.4 52.5 55.7 55.6 57.5 57.5 57.5 59.5 63.1
Support for Diversity 16 of 18 1.5  54.8 53.3 53.0 53.2 54.8 54.6 53.9 56.7 54.5 54.9 60.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 12 of 18 1.6  44.7 43.1 41.7 41.0 44.8 45.7 47.2 44.2 42.3 43.5 43.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 10 of 17 2.3  63.6 61.3 59.2 60.9 64.9 65.5 65.8 60.6
Male 12 of 17 1.6  62.6 61.0 59.9 60.6 64.7 65.8 66.9 61.5
American Indian or Native American 3 of 16 2.9  61.8 58.9 55.4 56.2 58.8 60.4 63.0 59.6
Asian 16 of 17 -2.6  63.2 65.8 61.9 65.4 66.8 67.6 70.3 63.2
Black or African-American 16 of 17 0.2  56.4 56.2 54.3 56.1 58.7 69.8 60.1 58.1
Hispanic or Latino 15 of 17 0.8  60.2 59.4 59.2 60.2 64.1 62.4 67.1 61.1
Multi-racial 10 of 17 -0.2  56.7 56.9 55.9 54.0 58.0 59.0 63.8 56.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11 of 16 2.8  58.3 55.5 56.7 56.3 61.6
White 10 of 17 2.1  64.3 62.2 61.0 62.3 66.5 66.9 67.7 61.8
Employees with Disabilities 13 of 17 2.2  55.8 53.6 50.3 51.7 55.8
LGBT 8 of 17 3.9  65.4 61.5
Senior Executive Service (SES) 4 of 17 1.9  90.7 88.8 82.1 73.2 80.3
Veterans 14 of 17 1.7  59.8 58.1 56.7 57.5 60.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 6 of 14 -3.6  68.7 72.3
Contract Specialist 13 of 15 3.2  54.7 51.5
Economist 1 of 8 2.6  77.4 74.8
HR Specialist 11 of 16 0.0  60.0 60.0
IT Specialist 4 of 16 5.2  64.2 59.0
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)
3,138 ( 6.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
2,584

Workforce with less than three years of service
5.1%

Employees left (2015)
4,335 ( 8.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
4,138


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics