Agency Report

Federal Aviation Administration (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  153  

2017 Index Score
66.9

Change from 2016
4.7 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 67.6)
Mission
To provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.
Website
http://www.faa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 153 of 339 4.7  66.9 62.2 62.2 58.5 61.7 64.5 57.6 58.9 49.4 50.3 58.8 60.1
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 226  of 336 2.2  56.8 54.6 53.3 50.5 53.6 51.9 48.2 47.1 41.0 42.2 45.1 46.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 190  of 336 2.8  51.8 49.0 47.5 44.4 47.2 46.1 40.6 42.3 37.1 40.1 42.0 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 131  of 336 2.5  61.7 59.2 56.4 54.9 54.8 54.1 50.6 48.8 43.2 39.6 48.4 45.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 256  of 336 1.5  45.5 44.0 42.5 38.6 43.7 42.0 38.6 37.2 31.4 29.5 33.3 37.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 237  of 336 2.4  68.2 65.8 65.3 63.2 66.3 63.7 60.5 58.6 51.4 57.3 56.8 55.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 152  of 338 1.7  79.2 77.5 76.2 73.9 76.3 79.4 77.8 78.0 75.0 75.6 75.3 79.1
Pay 242  of 338 6.0  61.1 55.1 56.9 56.0 59.5 66.3 64.5 65.1 53.7 63.5
Strategic Management 221  of 337 1.5  55.5 54.0 52.8 50.4 51.6 51.1 48.9 47.5 45.3 47.4 48.3 55.0
Teamwork 166  of 337 1.9  70.7 68.8 68.1 66.3 68.1 66.8 63.6 63.6 68.7 66.4 70.7 70.8
Innovation 288  of 337 1.6  61.6 60.0 58.3 57.0 56.4 56.1 54.0 53.3
Training and Development 184  of 338 2.3  62.3 60.0 59.2 55.5 57.7 61.3 57.4 58.0 53.8 52.4 57.4 58.7
Work–Life Balance 182  of 337 0.7  64.2 63.5 62.6 59.8 63.0 63.6 59.3 60.9 54.1 54.9 57.2 61.0
Support for Diversity 222  of 337 3.1  60.5 57.4 55.9 55.1 55.7 53.2 52.4 49.5 50.5 48.4 56.4 61.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 285  of 336 2.7  44.8 42.1 41.2 38.1 40.1 39.9 37.2 38.5 35.3 32.3 36.7 35.3
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 (2016)
1,864 ( 4.1% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
1,367

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.3%

Employees left (2016)
2,740 ( 6.1% )

Average left (2010-2016)
2,690


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