Agency Report

Federal Aviation Administration (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  65  

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 65 of 150 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 90  of 147 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 71  of 147 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 49  of 147 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 112  of 147 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 95  of 147 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 66  of 149 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 99  of 149 6.0  61.1 55.1 56.9 56.0 59.5 66.3 64.5 65.1 53.7 63.5
Strategic Management 95  of 148 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 64  of 148 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 124  of 148 1.6  61.6 60.0 58.3 57.0 56.4 56.1 54.0 53.3
Training and Development 71  of 149 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 79  of 148 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 88  of 148 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 119  of 147 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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