Agency Report

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  99  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 15 Energy and Environment Agencies

  5  

2016 Index Score
68.0

Change from 2015
2.6 


Parent Agency
Department of the Interior (Index Score: 61.0)
Mission
To work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
JUST ADDED
Looking at Agencies by Mission
For the second year in a row, we have placed a select group of agencies and subcomponents into five mission areas. See how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI) compares to other organizations responsible for energy and the environment.
Website
http://www.fws.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 99 of 305 2.6  68.0 65.4 63.0 65.3 69.3 70.9 72.2 66.7 64.1 68.0 67.5
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 181 of 303 2.6  55.6 53.0 52.7 54.7 57.2 55.1 57.3 52.5 50.7 53.3 53.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 150 of 303 2.7  50.7 48.0 46.2 48.0 52.3 50.9 53.1 51.7 48.6 52.8 52.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 126 of 303 4.1  58.0 53.9 56.4 57.4 57.6 55.4 55.9 50.5 48.8 49.4 51.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 242 of 303 2.8  42.5 39.7 39.9 46.0 49.5 46.5 50.4 41.7 40.5 44.1 45.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 128 of 303 1.3  69.8 68.5 66.8 65.4 67.2 65.7 67.0 64.6 62.8 64.7 62.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 127 of 304 1.6  78.1 76.5 75.0 76.2 80.2 81.4 80.3 79.2 78.4 80.2 82.7
Pay 141 of 304 1.3  63.7 62.4 61.3 57.6 64.0 65.2 69.6 65.4 64.5
Strategic Management 176 of 304 3.2  54.8 51.6 50.3 51.4 56.1 55.4 56.3 56.7 55.4 58.0 63.1
Teamwork 162 of 304 2.0  67.5 65.5 64.6 65.5 66.2 64.5 65.0 71.7 71.3 73.1 69.8
Innovation 92 of 304 1.5  67.2 65.7 63.8 64.8 68.0 68.9 68.3
Training and Development 72 of 304 2.7  67.9 65.2 61.7 61.5 66.6 67.3 69.0 67.0 62.7 65.6 64.1
Work–Life Balance 265 of 304 0.9  55.9 55.0 55.0 53.0 56.3 55.5 58.7 57.7 57.4 59.5 65.1
Support for Diversity 144 of 304 1.0  60.0 59.0 58.1 59.8 61.3 59.5 58.7 61.7 59.6 59.8 64.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 120 of 303 2.1  49.3 47.2 45.9 45.8 50.2 50.9 51.2 48.3 45.0 48.9 47.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 91 of 285 0.9  68.6 67.7 65.1 68.9 71.6 77.1 73.0 65.8
Male 102 of 294 3.5  70.3 66.8 64.8 67.3 72.1 72.6 73.6 67.2
American Indian or Native American 5 of 25 -1.8  64.7 66.5 67.2 69.1 79.8 70.9
Asian 86 of 111 -11.2  61.1 72.3 71.6 67.1 72.3 74.0 64.3
Black or African-American 92 of 225 1.5  65.8 64.3 62.7 70.7 61.0 80.4 70.0 66.7
Hispanic or Latino 66 of 149 3.1  66.8 63.7 61.6 68.1 73.4 76.0 72.9 65.6
Multi-racial 36 of 99 -4.9  60.7 65.6 62.6 59.4 67.3 74.2 65.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 99 of 299 2.8  70.6 67.8 65.7 68.3 72.8 73.7 73.7 66.9
Employees with Disabilities 55 of 194 1.4  63.4 62.0 61.3 61.1 64.3
LGBT 18 of 59 2.5  71.2 68.7
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 58 of 230 3.0  70.5 67.5 65.6 68.5 70.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 15 of 58 -5.4  67.3 72.7
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 6 of 57 -3.0  73.5 76.5
IT Specialist 20 of 103 4.9  68.0 63.1
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 (2015)
343 ( 4.6% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
311

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.7%

Employees left (2015)
486 ( 6.5% )

Average left (2010-2015)
489


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics