Agency Report

Federal Highway Administration (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  25  

2016 Index Score
77.9

Change from 2015
0.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 63.4)
Mission
To improve mobility on our nation's highways through national leadership, innovation and program delivery.
Website
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 25 of 305 0.2  77.9 77.7 77.6 79.4 78.0 76.1 75.2 70.4 71.9 73.1 71.0
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 17 of 303 0.7  70.4 69.7 67.9 70.6 68.4 67.3 65.7 60.2 61.9 61.4 59.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 12 of 303 0.4  66.4 66.0 63.4 65.9 62.9 62.0 61.6 58.6 61.7 59.0 58.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 23 of 303 0.8  68.5 67.7 64.5 66.3 65.4 63.4 61.9 55.8 54.4 56.2 55.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 10 of 303 1.3  68.2 66.9 64.7 68.8 66.4 65.8 63.1 55.0 57.5 57.5 52.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 45 of 303 0.0  75.5 75.5 75.2 77.0 74.7 73.4 72.3 68.4 70.1 69.2 68.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 21 of 304 1.1  82.8 81.7 81.0 81.3 81.1 81.5 80.3 78.0 79.0 78.9 79.4
Pay 74 of 304 1.6  67.8 66.2 65.0 66.3 66.8 66.4 70.7 67.4 68.8
Strategic Management 16 of 304 0.8  70.9 70.1 71.4 72.0 69.6 70.8 67.3 62.7 62.6 64.2 63.7
Teamwork 34 of 304 0.3  77.0 76.7 78.6 78.3 76.5 76.9 73.3 77.5 77.0 75.2 71.1
Innovation 14 of 304 2.7  76.5 73.8 73.2 73.3 72.8 73.7 71.4
Training and Development 43 of 304 2.8  71.8 69.0 70.4 70.9 68.2 67.7 65.5 65.4 67.3 72.4 73.7
Work–Life Balance 39 of 304 1.7  71.3 69.6 73.5 70.8 68.3 68.6 65.4 64.4 63.1 67.4 71.2
Support for Diversity 12 of 304 1.5  72.9 71.4 69.5 72.0 69.1 67.4 68.7 68.3 67.0 65.9 67.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 20 of 303 1.9  61.0 59.1 57.6 60.0 57.1 56.7 54.7 53.8 54.0 54.6 54.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 39 of 285 -2.3  75.7 78.0 75.8 78.3 75.7 74.6 76.3 68.2
Male 18 of 294 0.4  81.5 81.1 80.7 80.7 80.1 79.6 76.2 71.6
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 36 of 111 -3.7  75.4 79.1 83.0 82.1 83.9 77.3 72.5 73.1
Black or African-American 8 of 225 -1.4  81.4 82.8 77.6 80.3 81.1 77.3 77.1 59.9
Hispanic or Latino 44 of 149 -15.2  70.3 85.5 78.9 86.5 83.5 82.6 74.6 62.7
Multi-racial 20 of 99 -5.6  64.6 70.2 66.7 69.4 65.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 28 of 299 0.6  80.9 80.3 80.1 80.3 78.0 78.0 76.9 72.2
Employees with Disabilities 46 of 194 -3.4  64.4 67.8 69.2 69.8 70.6
LGBT 5 of 59 -10.7  76.5 87.2
Senior Executive Service (SES) 6 of 37 -4.0  95.4 99.4 95.3 93.2 99.9
Veterans 17 of 230 -0.5  78.8 79.3 68.4 73.2 75.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 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 (2015)
89 ( 3.3% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
163

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.5%

Employees left (2015)
231 ( 8.6% )

Average left (2010-2015)
197


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics