Agency Report

U.S. Geological Survey (DOI)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  104  

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 104 of 339 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 149  of 336 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 128  of 336 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 75  of 336 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 182  of 336 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 160  of 336 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 92  of 338 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 231  of 338 1.9  61.7 59.8 59.1 58.0 54.5 59.2 62.3 68.1 64.3 63.3
Strategic Management 184  of 337 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 133  of 337 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 69  of 337 2.5  71.7 69.2 68.6 67.4 68.1 69.6 69.5 70.9
Training and Development 127  of 338 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 205  of 337 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 244  of 337 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 105  of 336 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