Agency Report

Bureau of Reclamation (DOI)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  130  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 18 Infrastructure Agencies

  9  

2016 Index Score
64.0

Change from 2015
3.3 


Parent Agency
Department of the Interior (Index Score: 61.0)
Mission
To manage, develop and protect water sources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.
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Website
http://www.usbr.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 130 of 305 3.3  64.0 60.7 58.6 56.9 61.3 62.1 64.5 58.8 58.4 64.9 61.0
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 182 of 303 3.0  55.5 52.5 51.2 50.4 51.4 51.1 52.2 47.6 46.8 51.3 48.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 163 of 303 4.4  50.1 45.7 45.7 43.0 45.9 46.6 47.5 44.0 44.6 49.4 47.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 182 of 303 3.3  55.0 51.7 50.1 50.5 50.7 49.7 48.3 43.0 42.7 46.7 48.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 206 of 303 3.4  45.6 42.2 41.5 42.3 43.7 45.0 44.7 40.1 38.6 44.5 40.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 151 of 303 1.9  68.3 66.4 64.2 62.1 62.2 60.0 64.1 59.3 58.1 61.5 58.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 157 of 304 1.8  77.2 75.4 74.5 73.9 76.0 76.0 76.9 75.4 75.3 78.5 79.0
Pay 238 of 304 2.3  56.5 54.2 54.8 51.0 56.5 57.2 66.0 60.3 59.3
Strategic Management 176 of 304 2.9  54.8 51.9 51.1 49.8 53.9 54.8 54.3 52.2 51.5 56.3 59.4
Teamwork 193 of 304 2.1  66.0 63.9 62.4 62.6 63.3 64.8 64.0 68.2 67.1 72.2 65.5
Innovation 168 of 304 3.0  63.5 60.5 59.3 57.4 60.1 61.9 62.9
Training and Development 101 of 304 4.3  64.3 60.0 56.0 53.5 57.4 59.6 60.7 58.5 56.8 61.5 59.3
Work–Life Balance 120 of 304 3.1  65.0 61.9 60.8 60.3 63.4 63.8 64.6 64.1 65.6 70.8 71.2
Support for Diversity 175 of 304 2.2  58.6 56.4 56.2 54.3 55.1 57.1 54.2 56.0 54.8 57.6 60.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 165 of 303 3.1  47.2 44.1 42.0 37.3 42.9 44.7 46.6 42.3 41.8 44.4 43.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 121 of 285 3.7  65.6 61.9 58.6 54.5 63.5 63.6 65.3 59.9
Male 155 of 294 2.5  65.2 62.7 60.3 61.1 63.0 65.0 65.3 58.2
American Indian or Native American 9 of 25 0.0  59.1 59.1 50.4 51.7 56.9 53.2
Asian 50 of 111 3.3  71.4 68.1 60.4 63.4 60.2 67.9 67.1
Black or African-American 189 of 225 1.9  55.5 53.6 46.5 35.8 60.2 55.4 54.3
Hispanic or Latino 72 of 149 1.7  66.0 64.3 61.8 70.2 65.2 58.2 64.6 62.0
Multi-racial 35 of 99 11.6  60.8 49.2 55.2 43.4 54.4 73.0 55.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 150 of 299 3.2  66.5 63.3 60.5 60.6 64.0 65.5 65.8 59.1
Employees with Disabilities 104 of 194 0.3  58.3 58.0 51.1 51.2 58.6
LGBT 48 of 59 -1.4  55.5 56.9
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 160 of 230 0.2  60.3 60.1 58.2 56.5 58.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 52 of 58 8.4  47.4 39.0
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 5 of 57 2.7  73.8 71.1
IT Specialist 13 of 103 2.5  72.2 69.7
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)
440 ( 9.0% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
397

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.2%

Employees left (2015)
534 ( 10.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
508


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics