Agency Report

U.S. Geological Survey (DOI)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  41  

2017 Index Score
71.1

Change from 2016
1.0 


Parent Agency
Department of the Interior (Index Score: 63.9)
Mission
To provide reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; and manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.
Website
http://www.usgs.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 41 of 150 1.0  71.1 70.1 67.6 67.1 67.1 67.8 67.7 70.2 64.1 61.1 65.7 61.7
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 54  of 147 4.2  61.0 56.8 55.2 54.6 57.0 56.3 55.2 55.9 51.7 51.5 51.6 47.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 45  of 147 2.5  55.4 52.9 51.7 50.1 51.3 51.3 50.1 52.8 50.6 50.0 49.9 46.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 27  of 147 4.9  64.5 59.6 57.9 58.8 60.2 58.6 58.9 57.0 53.6 51.6 52.1 48.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 70  of 147 5.6  51.5 45.9 43.7 44.3 49.1 47.2 44.4 45.6 39.8 40.3 39.8 36.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 60  of 147 3.1  71.4 68.3 67.0 65.1 66.3 66.6 66.6 67.4 63.2 63.4 64.1 57.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 36  of 149 1.5  81.0 79.5 78.7 78.2 78.2 79.5 79.3 81.2 78.9 78.9 78.3 78.5
Pay 93  of 149 1.9  61.7 59.8 59.1 58.0 54.5 59.2 62.3 68.1 64.3 63.3
Strategic Management 74  of 148 1.5  57.0 55.5 52.6 50.9 51.3 55.3 52.7 54.2 52.7 53.2 52.3 56.3
Teamwork 48  of 148 4.1  72.1 68.0 66.6 66.4 67.0 67.1 64.0 65.6 70.9 71.1 70.1 68.3
Innovation 24  of 148 2.5  71.7 69.2 68.6 67.4 68.1 69.6 69.5 70.9
Training and Development 45  of 149 2.0  65.7 63.7 62.3 58.9 57.7 62.4 62.1 63.8 61.8 61.7 65.2 58.1
Work–Life Balance 89  of 148 1.1  62.6 61.5 60.5 58.3 57.6 60.1 57.6 61.1 59.9 61.0 62.9 63.8
Support for Diversity 102  of 148 4.0  59.3 55.3 53.1 55.1 55.1 55.9 56.7 54.5 59.1 55.0 56.6 57.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 37  of 147 3.2  53.9 50.7 50.0 49.3 49.5 51.4 52.0 53.7 49.8 48.8 48.4 43.1
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)
374 ( 5.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
240

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.1%

Employees left (2016)
446 ( 6.8% )

Average left (2010-2016)
473


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics