Agency Report

Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Best Places to Work Rank

  7  
of 24 Mid-size Agencies

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2015 Index Score
73.7
Change from 2014
0.8 

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.
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Website
http://www.nrc.gov

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 7 of 24 0.8  73.7 72.9 73.8 75.5 79.1 81.8 80.7 76.2 74.8
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 5 of 22 0.2  66.6 66.4 66.3 67.6 72.0 73.5 71.1 64.2 61.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 5 of 22 0.1  59.8 59.7 59.7 62.3 67.2 68.9 64.5 57.9 53.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 2 of 22 -0.2  63.7 63.9 64.9 65.6 69.3 71.2 67.6 58.0 56.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 5 of 22 0.0  61.6 61.6 62.5 63.8 70.2 72.2 69.5 59.9 57.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 1 of 22 0.7  76.5 75.8 74.2 75.1 77.6 78.4 77.7 74.6 72.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 7 of 22 0.6  80.3 79.7 79.9 81.5 82.6 83.7 84.6 81.3 80.0
Pay 4 of 22 1.8  66.7 64.9 60.8 67.1 74.6 80.8 76.4 74.5
Strategic Management 5 of 22 0.4  65.6 65.2 65.0 66.8 71.2 73.3 71.0 68.4 67.6
Teamwork 6 of 22 0.0  75.7 75.7 75.7 77.4 76.6 79.2 83.2 78.4 77.9
Innovation 5 of 22 0.5  67.4 66.9 67.2 69.9 73.9 75.6
Training and Development 1 of 22 3.1  73.7 70.6 68.3 74.3 78.0 78.6 76.8 72.2 71.6
Work–Life Balance 2 of 22 1.8  76.6 74.8 73.7 76.6 76.9 77.7 76.6 73.2 71.9
Support for Diversity 5 of 23 -1.3  69.7 71.0 69.7 70.8 73.9 75.5 78.0 73.4 70.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 5 of 22 0.1  55.1 55.0 54.8 57.5 63.6 66.1 64.1 58.2 53.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 3 of 19 1.4  74.6 73.2 73.8 75.0 79.3 79.6 78.3
Male 3 of 19 0.4  76.4 76.0 77.1 78.8 81.4 84.2 82.0
40 and over 3 of 19 0.5  72.6 72.1 75.5 76.7 79.6 81.9 79.8
Under 40 3 of 19 1.6  76.7 75.1 78.3 80.4 84.7 85.7 83.5
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 3 of 18 2.3  83.3 81.0 80.0 81.8 85.9 87.3 80.7
Black or African-American 1 of 19 7.4  79.1 71.7 74.2 77.4 81.8 79.2 80.5
Hispanic or Latino 5 of 17 -4.0  71.9 75.9 75.6 77.0 80.1 82.9 82.0
Multi-racial 1 of 12 -2.1  66.7 68.8 73.9 65.5 74.2 81.9 76.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 3 of 19 0.0  76.3 76.3 75.9 78.0 80.9 83.4 81.7
Employees with Disabilities 3 of 19 0.4  66.5 66.1 65.5 69.9
LGBT 1 of 13 0.0  81.0
Senior Executive Service (SES) 1 of 12 2.5  95.5 93.0 93.9 93.3
Veterans 2 of 19 -0.8  75.0 75.8 76.8 78.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 1 of 9 0.0  68.0
IT Specialist 3 of 15 0.0  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 (2014)
180 ( 5.0% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
133

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.6%

Employees left (2014)
187 ( 5.2% )

Average left (2009-2014)
193


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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