Agency Report

Railroad Retirement Board

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 28 Small Agencies

  15  

2017 Index Score
69.3

Change from 2016
1.5 


Mission
To administer retirement/survivor and unemployment/sickness insurance benefit programs for railroad workers and their families under the Railroad Retirement Act and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act.
Website
http://www.rrb.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 15 of 28 1.5  69.3 67.8 68.4 68.6 69.1 68.8 69.1 69.3 66.7 62.0 63.9
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 18  of 28 3.2  57.5 54.3 55.9 55.2 56.6 55.4 54.2 53.2 50.3 48.8 49.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 22  of 28 0.8  47.7 46.9 47.5 47.7 49.7 48.9 47.1 48.5 46.8 44.4 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 14  of 28 3.9  58.9 55.0 55.7 52.4 56.8 52.9 51.9 51.9 46.8 47.9 46.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 17  of 28 2.0  51.8 49.8 52.0 52.1 52.6 50.7 50.2 48.0 43.8 43.0 44.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 23  of 28 5.4  67.5 62.1 64.3 63.5 63.9 64.8 62.8 61.6 60.5 57.2 56.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 20  of 28 1.1  77.1 76.0 78.2 77.8 79.1 79.3 78.6 78.1 79.9 78.4 78.6
Pay 19  of 28 4.1  60.4 56.3 60.2 56.9 54.3 57.3 61.0 73.6 65.4 64.9
Strategic Management 23  of 28 -0.3  56.6 56.9 55.8 54.8 54.7 55.5 53.7 54.3 52.5 51.4 53.5
Teamwork 18  of 28 3.4  70.6 67.2 66.6 65.1 68.5 66.7 65.7 66.2 69.4 68.5 69.3
Innovation 25  of 28 1.3  58.9 57.6 59.6 57.4 57.9 58.2 58.4 58.1
Training and Development 15  of 28 4.8  64.6 59.8 59.0 58.7 59.4 59.2 57.7 58.8 56.0 54.2 54.9
Work–Life Balance 24  of 28 -0.1  62.3 62.4 66.3 66.8 66.8 67.7 64.2 64.3 65.2 64.6 67.3
Support for Diversity 14  of 28 4.6  64.8 60.2 58.5 57.9 56.8 57.4 56.1 55.3 54.1 53.2 56.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 20  of 28 2.2  49.4 47.2 48.0 45.9 47.3 48.1 47.0 47.3 46.0 46.2 45.5
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)
102 ( 11.4% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
70

Workforce with less than three years of service
14.4%

Employees left (2016)
86 ( 9.6% )

Average left (2010-2016)
80


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