Agency Report

Federal Aviation Administration (DOT)


Best Places to Work Rank

  138  
of 320 Agency Subcomponents

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2015 Index Score
62.2
Change from 2014
3.7 

Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 63.1)
Mission
To provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.
Website
http://www.faa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 138 of 320 3.7  62.2 58.5 61.7 64.5 57.6 58.9 49.4 50.3 58.8 60.1
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 196 of 318 2.8  53.3 50.5 53.6 51.9 48.2 47.1 41.0 42.2 45.1 46.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 168 of 318 3.1  47.5 44.4 47.2 46.1 40.6 42.3 37.1 40.1 42.0 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 118 of 318 1.5  56.4 54.9 54.8 54.1 50.6 48.8 43.2 39.6 48.4 45.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 232 of 318 3.9  42.5 38.6 43.7 42.0 38.6 37.2 31.4 29.5 33.3 37.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 193 of 318 2.1  65.3 63.2 66.3 63.7 60.5 58.6 51.4 57.3 56.8 55.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 150 of 319 2.3  76.2 73.9 76.3 79.4 77.8 78.0 75.0 75.6 75.3 79.1
Pay 209 of 319 0.9  56.9 56.0 59.5 66.3 64.5 65.1 53.7 63.5
Strategic Management 192 of 319 2.4  52.8 50.4 51.6 51.1 48.9 47.5 45.3 47.4 48.3 55.0
Teamwork 126 of 319 1.8  68.1 66.3 68.1 66.8 63.6 63.6 68.7 66.4 70.7 70.8
Innovation 261 of 318 1.3  58.3 57.0 56.4 56.1 54.0 53.3
Training and Development 149 of 319 3.7  59.2 55.5 57.7 61.3 57.4 58.0 53.8 52.4 57.4 58.7
Work–Life Balance 139 of 319 2.8  62.6 59.8 63.0 63.6 59.3 60.9 54.1 54.9 57.2 61.0
Support for Diversity 216 of 319 0.8  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 318 3.1  41.2 38.1 40.1 39.9 37.2 38.5 35.3 32.3 36.7 35.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 119 of 304 1.8  64.2 62.4 63.7 63.5 65.0 61.0 58.8
Male 141 of 305 4.0  63.9 59.9 61.1 65.0 57.1 59.4 46.6
40 and over 160 of 318 2.3  61.0 58.7 60.5 62.0 57.6 58.1 50.7
Under 40 92 of 228 6.9  65.0 58.1 65.4 71.7 63.0 64.8 45.9
American Indian or Native American 6 of 25 6.9  65.8 58.9 45.2 54.6 38.0 69.6 59.7
Asian 35 of 100 2.6  72.0 69.4 70.0 68.9 73.3 64.1 60.7
Black or African-American 47 of 206 5.5  68.3 62.8 68.2 65.3 65.4 68.1 59.0
Hispanic or Latino 61 of 136 7.7  64.2 56.5 64.8 69.7 58.3 67.0 59.5
Multi-racial 44 of 99 8.7  56.4 47.7 59.6 65.5 59.5 57.1 51.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2 of 18 17.0  78.3 61.3 64.9 74.9
White 156 of 300 2.4  63.6 61.2 61.3 64.0 58.7 58.1 47.4
Employees with Disabilities 80 of 175 4.1  58.2 54.1 52.7 58.8
LGBT 34 of 64 0.0  59.9
Senior Executive Service (SES) 18 of 40 12.0  86.7 74.7 74.3 84.0
Veterans 85 of 220 3.7  64.2 60.5 61.0 64.8
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 17 of 60 0.0  66.7
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 37 of 59 0.0  58.3
IT Specialist 71 of 100 0.0  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 (2014)
1,427 ( 3.2% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
1,139

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.2%

Employees left (2014)
2,576 ( 5.7% )

Average left (2009-2014)
2,544


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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