Agency Report

Department of Transportation

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

  8  

2016 Index Score
63.4

Change from 2015
0.3 


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.
Website
http://www.dot.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 8 of 18 0.3  63.4 63.1 60.4 60.9 63.6 59.5 60.4 52.2 52.9 59.8 60.9
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 8 of 18 1.4  56.0 54.6 52.2 53.7 52.6 50.3 49.1 43.5 43.1 46.7 47.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 7 of 18 1.6  50.5 48.9 46.2 47.2 46.7 43.0 44.4 40.0 42.5 43.8 47.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 3 of 18 2.6  59.5 56.9 55.5 55.2 54.5 51.6 49.8 44.3 40.7 48.4 45.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 13 of 18 1.5  46.2 44.7 41.5 44.4 43.4 41.6 40.0 34.6 32.8 35.8 39.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 9 of 18 0.5  66.7 66.2 64.3 65.4 63.6 61.9 60.1 53.8 54.9 58.2 56.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 5 of 18 1.3  77.9 76.6 74.8 76.6 79.2 78.1 78.2 75.6 76.1 75.8 78.9
Pay 14 of 18 -1.3  56.3 57.6 56.8 57.2 63.3 64.4 65.7 55.7 63.9
Strategic Management 9 of 18 1.2  55.4 54.2 52.3 52.6 52.3 51.1 49.6 47.8 49.3 50.2 56.1
Teamwork 5 of 18 0.7  69.2 68.5 67.1 67.8 66.7 64.6 64.3 69.4 67.4 69.4 70.2
Innovation 13 of 18 1.8  61.5 59.7 58.7 57.7 57.9 56.2 55.4
Training and Development 6 of 18 1.0  60.8 59.8 56.9 57.9 61.0 58.2 58.7 55.2 53.9 58.5 58.8
Work–Life Balance 4 of 18 0.9  64.1 63.2 61.0 62.7 63.2 60.2 61.5 55.8 56.2 58.4 62.4
Support for Diversity 11 of 18 1.3  58.5 57.2 56.5 55.6 53.8 53.9 51.5 52.9 50.5 57.4 61.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 14 of 18 1.1  44.1 43.0 40.4 41.2 41.1 39.6 40.6 37.9 35.2 38.9 38.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 8 of 17 -0.3  64.6 64.9 63.8 64.8 64.3 65.4 62.4 59.2
Male 7 of 17 0.3  65.2 64.9 61.8 62.6 66.0 59.3 61.0 49.9
American Indian or Native American 10 of 16 -10.4  54.7 65.1 60.9 56.2 40.6 68.9 58.7
Asian 12 of 17 -5.1  66.0 71.1 68.5 69.5 69.5 72.9 65.0 61.9
Black or African-American 8 of 17 -2.0  66.3 68.3 64.7 68.4 65.6 65.8 67.2 59.3
Hispanic or Latino 11 of 17 -2.6  63.7 66.3 59.6 67.3 70.8 61.6 68.4 61.1
Multi-racial 7 of 17 1.8  57.7 55.9 48.8 59.6 64.3 59.5 58.3 52.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 8 of 16 -18.2  60.1 78.3 61.4 66.5 73.7
White 7 of 17 1.4  66.2 64.8 63.1 62.9 65.2 60.5 59.8 50.5
Employees with Disabilities 7 of 17 0.6  59.0 58.4 55.3 54.3 59.4
LGBT 2 of 17 6.3  69.0 62.7
Senior Executive Service (SES) 11 of 17 -2.8  85.0 87.8 82.3 82.4 85.7
Veterans 8 of 17 0.0  64.4 64.4 61.3 61.7 65.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 7 of 14 0.0  68.0
Contract Specialist 7 of 15 -0.9  61.1 62.0
Economist 6 of 8 2.7  65.2 62.5
HR Specialist 9 of 16 6.3  64.5 58.2
IT Specialist 13 of 16 0.9  52.2 51.3
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)
2,545 ( 4.7% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
1,872

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.6%

Employees left (2015)
3,366 ( 6.3% )

Average left (2010-2015)
3,205


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics