Agency Report

National Background Investigations Bureau (OPM)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  242  

2017 Index Score
60.8

Change from 2016
-3.4 


Parent Agency
Office of Personnel Management (Index Score: 65.7)
Mission
To deliver efficient and effective background investigations to safeguard the integrity and trustworthiness of the Federal workforce.
Website
https://nbib.opm.gov/about-us/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 242 of 339 -3.4  60.8 64.2 67.9 67.1 68.1 68.4 70.9 65.5 60.9 46.6
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 263  of 336 -0.8  55.4 56.2 58.5 58.9 58.1 57.8 59.6 53.5 51.1 42.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 294  of 336 1.3  44.0 42.7 45.4 45.8 46.8 45.8 48.4 41.5 38.4 29.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 200  of 336 0.7  58.2 57.5 59.8 58.7 55.8 57.3 55.6 49.6 44.2 37.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 288  of 336 -3.1  41.7 44.8 48.0 47.9 52.5 52.6 54.1 49.9 47.3 38.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 122  of 336 -0.2  73.5 73.7 75.0 76.6 70.6 69.3 72.6 65.2 64.6 55.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 195  of 338 -1.2  77.8 79.0 79.4 80.4 79.0 80.3 80.9 78.7 78.7 73.4
Pay 110  of 338 0.7  68.9 68.2 69.8 68.8 67.5 68.6 73.0 75.8 73.5 73.4
Strategic Management 230  of 337 -0.5  55.1 55.6 58.5 56.5 59.1 59.1 60.9 58.3 58.3 53.6
Teamwork 183  of 337 0.7  70.1 69.4 70.5 71.4 69.8 69.3 69.6 66.1 69.3 66.9
Innovation 303  of 337 0.4  59.7 59.3 60.0 59.1 59.3 59.4 58.9 55.0
Training and Development 285  of 338 -0.9  56.5 57.4 58.2 57.3 59.8 58.3 61.8 58.1 53.8 37.9
Work–Life Balance 130  of 337 -1.8  66.2 68.0 69.6 69.1 69.8 70.9 71.1 64.4 68.8 56.7
Support for Diversity 257  of 337 2.6  58.9 56.3 57.4 59.0 55.9 56.7 57.8 52.1 51.9 48.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 248  of 336 1.0  46.9 45.9 47.1 47.3 45.9 46.3 47.9 43.7 41.4 33.3
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)