Agency Report

Department of Transportation

Mission
To ensure a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.
Websites
http://www.dot.gov/

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 8 of 19

Large Agencies

Index Score: 60.9

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 8 of 19 60.9 63.6 59.5 60.4 52.2 52.9 59.8 60.9
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 9 of 19 53.7 52.6 50.3 49.1 43.5 43.1 46.7 47.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 7 of 19 47.2 46.7 43.0 44.4 40.0 42.5 43.8 47.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 8 of 19 55.2 54.5 51.6 49.8 44.3 40.7 48.4 45.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 13 of 19 44.4 43.4 41.6 40.0 34.6 32.8 35.8 39.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 7 of 19 65.4 63.6 61.9 60.1 53.8 54.9 58.2 56.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 8 of 19 76.6 79.2 78.1 78.2 75.6 76.1 75.8 78.9
Pay 4 of 19 57.2 63.3 64.4 65.7 55.7 63.9 None None
Strategic Management 13 of 19 52.6 52.3 51.1 49.6 47.8 49.3 50.2 56.1
Teamwork 6 of 19 67.8 66.7 64.6 64.3 69.4 67.4 69.4 70.2
Training and Development 7 of 19 57.9 61.0 58.2 58.7 55.2 53.9 58.5 58.8
Work–Life Balance 3 of 19 62.7 63.2 60.2 61.5 55.8 56.2 58.4 62.4
Support for Diversity 12 of 19 55.6 53.8 53.9 51.5 52.9 50.5 57.4 61.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 12 of 19 41.2 41.1 39.6 40.6 37.9 35.2 38.9 38.0
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 9 of 18 75.8 76.5 77.7 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 6 of 18 64.8 64.3 65.4 62.4 59.2 None None None
Male 7 of 18 62.6 66.0 59.3 61.0 49.9 None None None
40 and over 9 of 18 62.0 63.2 59.3 59.8 53.0 None None None
Under 40 7 of 18 66.7 71.9 65.2 65.9 50.2 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None 56.2 40.6 68.9 58.7 None None None
Asian 6 of 18 69.5 69.5 72.9 65.0 61.9 None None None
Black or African-American 4 of 18 68.4 65.6 65.8 67.2 59.3 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 5 of 18 67.3 70.8 61.6 68.4 61.1 None None None
Multi-racial 4 of 18 59.6 64.3 59.5 58.3 52.7 None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3 of 14 66.5 73.7 None None None None None None
White 7 of 18 62.9 65.2 60.5 59.8 50.5 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 13 of 18 54.3 59.4 None None None None None None
Veterans 7 of 18 61.7 65.1 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 6 of 18 82.4 85.7 None None None None None None

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2012):  1,450 ( 2.60% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  2,174

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  9.80%

Employees left (2012):  3,071 ( 5.50% )

Average left (2008-2012):  3,070


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics