Agency Report

Department of Transportation


Best Places to Work Rank

  8  
of 19 Large Agencies

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2015 Index Score
63.1
Change from 2014
2.7 

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
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 8 of 19 2.7  63.1 60.4 60.9 63.6 59.5 60.4 52.2 52.9 59.8 60.9
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 9 of 19 2.4  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 19 2.7  48.9 46.2 47.2 46.7 43.0 44.4 40.0 42.5 43.8 47.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 4 of 19 1.4  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 19 3.2  44.7 41.5 44.4 43.4 41.6 40.0 34.6 32.8 35.8 39.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 8 of 19 1.9  66.2 64.3 65.4 63.6 61.9 60.1 53.8 54.9 58.2 56.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 9 of 19 1.8  76.6 74.8 76.6 79.2 78.1 78.2 75.6 76.1 75.8 78.9
Pay 11 of 19 0.8  57.6 56.8 57.2 63.3 64.4 65.7 55.7 63.9
Strategic Management 9 of 19 1.9  54.2 52.3 52.6 52.3 51.1 49.6 47.8 49.3 50.2 56.1
Teamwork 5 of 19 1.4  68.5 67.1 67.8 66.7 64.6 64.3 69.4 67.4 69.4 70.2
Innovation 13 of 18 1.0  59.7 58.7 57.7 57.9 56.2 55.4
Training and Development 9 of 19 2.9  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 19 2.2  63.2 61.0 62.7 63.2 60.2 61.5 55.8 56.2 58.4 62.4
Support for Diversity 12 of 19 0.7  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 15 of 19 2.6  43.0 40.4 41.2 41.1 39.6 40.6 37.9 35.2 38.9 38.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 7 of 18 1.1  64.9 63.8 64.8 64.3 65.4 62.4 59.2
Male 8 of 18 3.1  64.9 61.8 62.6 66.0 59.3 61.0 49.9
40 and over 8 of 18 2.0  62.1 60.1 62.0 63.2 59.3 59.8 53.0
Under 40 4 of 18 4.7  65.7 61.0 66.7 71.9 65.2 65.9 50.2
American Indian or Native American 4 of 17 4.2  65.1 60.9 56.2 40.6 68.9 58.7
Asian 6 of 18 2.6  71.1 68.5 69.5 69.5 72.9 65.0 61.9
Black or African-American 5 of 18 3.6  68.3 64.7 68.4 65.6 65.8 67.2 59.3
Hispanic or Latino 7 of 18 6.7  66.3 59.6 67.3 70.8 61.6 68.4 61.1
Multi-racial 8 of 18 7.1  55.9 48.8 59.6 64.3 59.5 58.3 52.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1 of 16 16.9  78.3 61.4 66.5 73.7
White 8 of 18 1.7  64.8 63.1 62.9 65.2 60.5 59.8 50.5
Employees with Disabilities 6 of 18 3.1  58.4 55.3 54.3 59.4
LGBT 8 of 18 0.0  62.7
Senior Executive Service (SES) 5 of 18 5.5  87.8 82.3 82.4 85.7
Veterans 6 of 18 3.1  64.4 61.3 61.7 65.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 6 of 17 0.0  62.0
Economist 7 of 7 0.0  62.5
HR Specialist 13 of 18 0.0  58.2
IT Specialist 16 of 18 0.0  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 (2014)
2,024 ( 3.8% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
1,738

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.5%

Employees left (2014)
3,227 ( 6.0% )

Average left (2009-2014)
3,172


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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