Agency Report

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  12  

2016 Index Score
70.2

Change from 2015
-3.5 


Mission
To license and regulate the nation's civilian use of radioactive materials to protect public health and safety, promote the common defense and security and protect the environment.
Website
http://www.nrc.gov

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 12 of 27 -3.5  70.2 73.7 72.9 73.8 75.5 79.1 81.8 80.7 76.2 74.8
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 5 of 25 -2.2  64.4 66.6 66.4 66.3 67.6 72.0 73.5 71.1 64.2 61.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 8 of 25 -3.8  56.0 59.8 59.7 59.7 62.3 67.2 68.9 64.5 57.9 53.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 4 of 25 -0.5  63.2 63.7 63.9 64.9 65.6 69.3 71.2 67.6 58.0 56.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 6 of 25 -1.9  59.7 61.6 61.6 62.5 63.8 70.2 72.2 69.5 59.9 57.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 8 of 25 -2.7  73.8 76.5 75.8 74.2 75.1 77.6 78.4 77.7 74.6 72.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 11 of 25 -1.2  79.1 80.3 79.7 79.9 81.5 82.6 83.7 84.6 81.3 80.0
Pay 5 of 25 0.1  66.8 66.7 64.9 60.8 67.1 74.6 80.8 76.4 74.5
Strategic Management 10 of 25 -3.6  62.0 65.6 65.2 65.0 66.8 71.2 73.3 71.0 68.4 67.6
Teamwork 7 of 25 -1.6  74.1 75.7 75.7 75.7 77.4 76.6 79.2 83.2 78.4 77.9
Innovation 7 of 25 -1.0  66.4 67.4 66.9 67.2 69.9 73.9 75.6
Training and Development 11 of 25 -8.6  65.1 73.7 70.6 68.3 74.3 78.0 78.6 76.8 72.2 71.6
Work–Life Balance 3 of 25 -3.6  73.0 76.6 74.8 73.7 76.6 76.9 77.7 76.6 73.2 71.9
Support for Diversity 6 of 26 -1.4  68.3 69.7 71.0 69.7 70.8 73.9 75.5 78.0 73.4 70.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 9 of 25 -3.1  52.0 55.1 55.0 54.8 57.5 63.6 66.1 64.1 58.2 53.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 6 of 20 -2.9  71.7 74.6 73.2 73.8 75.0 79.3 79.6 78.3
Male 6 of 20 -4.2  72.2 76.4 76.0 77.1 78.8 81.4 84.2 82.0
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 8 of 19 -9.2  74.1 83.3 81.0 80.0 81.8 85.9 87.3 80.7
Black or African-American 2 of 20 -1.8  77.3 79.1 71.7 74.2 77.4 81.8 79.2 80.5
Hispanic or Latino 10 of 20 -6.7  65.2 71.9 75.9 75.6 77.0 80.1 82.9 82.0
Multi-racial 1 of 13 3.7  70.4 66.7 68.8 73.9 65.5 74.2 81.9 76.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 6 of 20 -4.0  72.3 76.3 76.3 75.9 78.0 80.9 83.4 81.7
Employees with Disabilities 3 of 20 1.1  67.6 66.5 66.1 65.5 69.9
LGBT 2 of 15 -0.3  80.7 81.0
Senior Executive Service (SES) 4 of 12 -4.0  91.5 95.5 93.0 93.9 93.3
Veterans 4 of 20 -1.1  73.9 75.0 75.8 76.8 78.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0  68.0
IT Specialist 10 of 16 -9.0  58.3 67.3
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)
129 ( 3.6% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
133

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.8%

Employees left (2015)
202 ( 5.7% )

Average left (2010-2015)
194


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics