Agency Report

Railroad Retirement Board

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 29 Small Agencies

  13  

2016 Index Score
67.8

Change from 2015
-0.6 


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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 13 of 29 -0.6  67.8 68.4 68.6 69.1 68.8 69.1 69.3 66.7 62.0 63.9
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 22 of 28 -1.6  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 -0.6  46.9 47.5 47.7 49.7 48.9 47.1 48.5 46.8 44.4 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 18 of 28 -0.7  55.0 55.7 52.4 56.8 52.9 51.9 51.9 46.8 47.9 46.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 18 of 28 -2.2  49.8 52.0 52.1 52.6 50.7 50.2 48.0 43.8 43.0 44.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 25 of 28 -2.2  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 -2.2  76.0 78.2 77.8 79.1 79.3 78.6 78.1 79.9 78.4 78.6
Pay 20 of 28 -3.9  56.3 60.2 56.9 54.3 57.3 61.0 73.6 65.4 64.9
Strategic Management 23 of 28 1.1  56.9 55.8 54.8 54.7 55.5 53.7 54.3 52.5 51.4 53.5
Teamwork 20 of 28 0.6  67.2 66.6 65.1 68.5 66.7 65.7 66.2 69.4 68.5 69.3
Innovation 25 of 28 -2.0  57.6 59.6 57.4 57.9 58.2 58.4 58.1
Training and Development 19 of 28 0.8  59.8 59.0 58.7 59.4 59.2 57.7 58.8 56.0 54.2 54.9
Work–Life Balance 22 of 28 -3.9  62.4 66.3 66.8 66.8 67.7 64.2 64.3 65.2 64.6 67.3
Support for Diversity 21 of 28 1.7  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 21 of 28 -0.8  47.2 48.0 45.9 47.3 48.1 47.0 47.3 46.0 46.2 45.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 9 of 22 -1.9  71.5 73.4 72.5 70.8 70.3 68.9 70.2 68.0
Male 14 of 20 0.8  66.6 65.8 65.5 73.2 70.0 70.8 70.2 64.3
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 3 of 10 0.8  72.2 71.4 73.3 73.3 72.1 69.8 72.7 69.6
Hispanic or Latino 0.0  71.9 76.5 70.3 66.6 58.4 66.3 62.3
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 14 of 22 -1.6  67.8 69.4 67.8 72.0 71.0 71.2 70.6 65.0
Employees with Disabilities 1 of 5 17.3  82.8 65.5 65.8 73.5 64.2
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 5 of 12 -0.9  67.0 67.9 64.7 75.2 75.5
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 
IT Specialist 3 of 4 -3.5  62.0 65.5
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 (2015)
65 ( 7.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
59

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.6%

Employees left (2015)
84 ( 9.6% )

Average left (2010-2015)
72


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics