Agency Report

Federal Aviation Administration (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  162  

2016 Index Score
62.2

Change from 2015
0.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 63.4)
Mission
To provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.
Website
http://www.faa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 162 of 305 0.0  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 193 of 303 1.3  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 171 of 303 1.5  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 105 of 303 2.8  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 228 of 303 1.5  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 201 of 303 0.5  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 145 of 304 1.3  77.5 76.2 73.9 76.3 79.4 77.8 78.0 75.0 75.6 75.3 79.1
Pay 255 of 304 -1.8  55.1 56.9 56.0 59.5 66.3 64.5 65.1 53.7 63.5
Strategic Management 198 of 304 1.2  54.0 52.8 50.4 51.6 51.1 48.9 47.5 45.3 47.4 48.3 55.0
Teamwork 142 of 304 0.7  68.8 68.1 66.3 68.1 66.8 63.6 63.6 68.7 66.4 70.7 70.8
Innovation 236 of 304 1.7  60.0 58.3 57.0 56.4 56.1 54.0 53.3
Training and Development 168 of 304 0.8  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 138 of 304 0.9  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 194 of 304 1.5  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 249 of 303 0.9  42.1 41.2 38.1 40.1 39.9 37.2 38.5 35.3 32.3 36.7 35.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 143 of 285 -0.4  63.8 64.2 62.4 63.7 63.5 65.0 61.0 58.8
Male 178 of 294 0.0  63.9 63.9 59.9 61.1 65.0 57.1 59.4 46.6
American Indian or Native American 14 of 25 -12.1  53.7 65.8 58.9 45.2 54.6 38.0 69.6 59.7
Asian 67 of 111 -5.9  66.1 72.0 69.4 70.0 68.9 73.3 64.1 60.7
Black or African-American 106 of 225 -4.1  64.2 68.3 62.8 68.2 65.3 65.4 68.1 59.0
Hispanic or Latino 83 of 149 -1.9  62.3 64.2 56.5 64.8 69.7 58.3 67.0 59.5
Multi-racial 46 of 99 1.0  57.4 56.4 47.7 59.6 65.5 59.5 57.1 51.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5 of 11 -17.9  60.4 78.3 61.3 64.9 74.9
White 169 of 299 1.4  65.0 63.6 61.2 61.3 64.0 58.7 58.1 47.4
Employees with Disabilities 102 of 194 0.4  58.6 58.2 54.1 52.7 58.8
LGBT 21 of 59 9.2  69.1 59.9
Senior Executive Service (SES) 24 of 37 -3.5  83.2 86.7 74.7 74.3 84.0
Veterans 122 of 230 -0.5  63.7 64.2 60.5 61.0 64.8
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 30 of 58 -5.5  61.2 66.7
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 27 of 57 5.1  63.4 58.3
IT Specialist 71 of 103 0.6  51.8 51.2
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)
1,913 ( 4.2% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
1,268

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.4%

Employees left (2015)
2,591 ( 5.8% )

Average left (2010-2015)
2,552


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics