Agency Report

Small Business Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  26  

2016 Index Score
52.1

Change from 2015
3.1 


Mission
To aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
Website
http://www.sba.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 26 of 27 3.1  52.1 49.0 53.0 57.4 57.7 57.9 57.7 56.5 43.4 45.4 54.7
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 24 of 25 2.7  50.5 47.8 50.3 53.3 52.5 54.2 52.1 50.1 43.1 43.1 48.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 22 of 25 2.1  43.9 41.8 44.2 47.2 45.8 48.1 46.6 46.9 41.3 39.9 42.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 21 of 25 3.8  51.3 47.5 49.6 50.4 50.2 51.8 50.3 45.4 38.9 40.4 47.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 24 of 25 2.4  41.1 38.7 41.5 47.8 47.2 49.6 44.9 43.4 31.9 31.7 42.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 24 of 25 2.9  62.8 59.9 62.4 63.3 62.5 63.2 63.1 60.8 57.3 57.4 59.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 22 of 25 1.2  74.0 72.8 74.9 76.7 76.2 77.2 75.6 77.4 73.4 75.2 77.4
Pay 16 of 25 4.1  61.0 56.9 57.0 58.6 61.8 65.2 70.2 65.6 62.1
Strategic Management 24 of 25 2.4  51.2 48.8 51.0 54.8 51.3 54.2 51.5 53.9 46.3 47.8 53.0
Teamwork 24 of 25 2.2  62.6 60.4 62.4 65.7 64.0 65.8 64.1 69.8 68.0 69.1 67.3
Innovation 22 of 25 2.5  59.9 57.4 59.8 61.2 61.0 61.5 60.7
Training and Development 24 of 25 2.0  47.9 45.9 47.9 50.9 50.4 51.3 48.8 56.1 46.1 46.0 50.3
Work–Life Balance 22 of 25 0.4  56.1 55.7 56.4 57.8 55.7 57.5 57.9 59.9 52.4 55.3 60.7
Support for Diversity 25 of 26 2.8  53.2 50.4 53.2 54.5 53.7 54.7 53.8 57.7 52.3 52.7 57.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 23 of 25 2.6  42.2 39.6 42.0 43.0 42.3 43.6 43.8 43.2 38.8 36.5 44.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 19 of 20 2.7  54.8 52.1 56.9 58.6 59.2 57.8 58.9 56.2
Male 19 of 20 3.9  53.5 49.6 53.1 60.0 58.9 61.3 58.6 56.8
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 12 of 19 10.6  67.0 56.4 66.5 65.1 62.5 68.8 73.8 76.1
Black or African-American 20 of 20 0.6  46.4 45.8 47.9 56.1 56.9 56.4 56.8 53.8
Hispanic or Latino 17 of 20 1.7  61.0 59.3 61.8 62.5 59.6 64.1 64.1 65.2
Multi-racial 13 of 13 0.6  42.4 41.8 47.3 55.3 57.8 43.1 43.9 44.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 19 of 20 4.3  56.8 52.5 57.7 60.8 61.5 59.8 58.5 56.5
Employees with Disabilities 19 of 20 -4.9  46.3 51.2 51.4 53.1 53.7
LGBT 13 of 15 2.8  56.7 53.9
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 19 of 20 3.7  50.2 46.5 52.6 56.1 55.8
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 5 of 8 -6.4  61.0 67.4
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 16 of 16 8.9  28.5 19.6
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)
184 ( 8.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
177

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.5%

Employees left (2015)
158 ( 7.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
219


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics