Agency Report

Office of the Secretary (DOT)


Best Places to Work Rank

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2015 Index Score
61.8
Change from 2014
-2.8 

Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 63.1)
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
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 147 of 320 -2.8  61.8 64.6 61.2 63.2
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 112 of 318 2.9  57.2 54.3 56.9 57.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 72 of 318 5.9  53.6 47.7 51.8 51.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 131 of 318 2.3  55.7 53.4 53.1 54.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 126 of 318 2.8  50.1 47.3 52.4 53.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 162 of 318 1.5  66.7 65.2 65.9 66.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 168 of 319 -2.1  75.7 77.8 76.7 76.8
Pay 176 of 319 3.5  58.7 55.2 58.2 55.8
Strategic Management 139 of 319 0.1  56.0 55.9 57.2 56.5
Teamwork 127 of 319 3.1  68.0 64.9 66.4 65.6
Innovation 58 of 318 -0.4  68.1 68.5 64.6 66.0
Training and Development 101 of 319 5.3  62.3 57.0 55.7 53.6
Work–Life Balance 77 of 319 0.6  66.0 65.4 62.8 61.4
Support for Diversity 111 of 319 -2.2  60.7 62.9 60.3 60.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 63 of 318 1.4  51.9 50.5 48.7 50.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 188 of 304 -9.1  59.2 68.3 60.2 60.3
Male 74 of 305 4.9  70.0 65.1 62.1 67.5
40 and over 143 of 318 -3.3  61.8 65.1 63.1 65.6
Under 40 115 of 228 -2.1  61.7 63.8 57.6 58.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 106 of 206 -11.6  61.9 73.5 62.9 59.7
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 113 of 300 2.0  67.0 65.0 62.7 68.4
Employees with Disabilities 112 of 175 0.0  54.0 53.1 62.5
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 13 of 40 0.0  89.2 86.4
Veterans 99 of 220 -11.4  63.2 74.6 67.4 60.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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 (2014)
62 ( 9.3% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
59

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.8%

Employees left (2014)
61 ( 9.1% )

Average left (2009-2014)
63


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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