Agency Report

Office of the Secretary (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  164  

2017 Index Score
66.2

Change from 2016
0.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 67.6)
Mission
To oversee the formulation of national transportation policy and promote intermodal transportation.
Website
http://www.dot.gov/office-of-secretary

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 164 of 339 0.4  66.2 65.8 61.8 64.6 61.2 63.2
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 208  of 336 -2.4  57.7 60.1 57.2 54.3 56.9 57.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 173  of 336 -1.4  52.8 54.2 53.6 47.7 51.8 51.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 251  of 336 -5.1  54.8 59.9 55.7 53.4 53.1 54.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 193  of 336 -4.6  50.8 55.4 50.1 47.3 52.4 53.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 224  of 336 0.8  68.6 67.8 66.7 65.2 65.9 66.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 220  of 338 -0.5  77.0 77.5 75.7 77.8 76.7 76.8
Pay 243  of 338 2.2  60.8 58.6 58.7 55.2 58.2 55.8
Strategic Management 171  of 337 -3.1  57.6 60.7 56.0 55.9 57.2 56.5
Teamwork 199  of 337 -0.7  69.6 70.3 68.0 64.9 66.4 65.6
Innovation 107  of 337 -0.3  69.5 69.8 68.1 68.5 64.6 66.0
Training and Development 184  of 338 0.2  62.3 62.1 62.3 57.0 55.7 53.6
Work–Life Balance 177  of 337 -1.5  64.3 65.8 66.0 65.4 62.8 61.4
Support for Diversity 216  of 337 -0.8  61.0 61.8 60.7 62.9 60.3 60.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 111  of 336 0.3  53.4 53.1 51.9 50.5 48.7 50.0
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 (2016)
147 ( 11.1% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
85

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.8%

Employees left (2016)
110 ( 8.3% )

Average left (2010-2016)
85


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics