Agency Report

Federal Highway Administration (DOT)


Best Places to Work Rank

  13  
of 320 Agency Subcomponents

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2015 Index Score
77.7
Change from 2014
0.1 

Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 63.1)
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
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 13 of 320 0.1  77.7 77.6 79.4 78.0 76.1 75.2 70.4 71.9 73.1 71.0
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 14 of 318 1.8  69.7 67.9 70.6 68.4 67.3 65.7 60.2 61.9 61.4 59.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 9 of 318 2.6  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 318 3.2  67.7 64.5 66.3 65.4 63.4 61.9 55.8 54.4 56.2 55.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 11 of 318 2.2  66.9 64.7 68.8 66.4 65.8 63.1 55.0 57.5 57.5 52.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 31 of 318 0.3  75.5 75.2 77.0 74.7 73.4 72.3 68.4 70.1 69.2 68.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 27 of 319 0.7  81.7 81.0 81.3 81.1 81.5 80.3 78.0 79.0 78.9 79.4
Pay 71 of 319 1.2  66.2 65.0 66.3 66.8 66.4 70.7 67.4 68.8
Strategic Management 12 of 319 -1.3  70.1 71.4 72.0 69.6 70.8 67.3 62.7 62.6 64.2 63.7
Teamwork 27 of 319 -1.9  76.7 78.6 78.3 76.5 76.9 73.3 77.5 77.0 75.2 71.1
Innovation 19 of 318 0.6  73.8 73.2 73.3 72.8 73.7 71.4
Training and Development 43 of 319 -1.4  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 319 -3.9  69.6 73.5 70.8 68.3 68.6 65.4 64.4 63.1 67.4 71.2
Support for Diversity 13 of 319 1.9  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 22 of 318 1.5  59.1 57.6 60.0 57.1 56.7 54.7 53.8 54.0 54.6 54.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 18 of 304 2.2  78.0 75.8 78.3 75.7 74.6 76.3 68.2
Male 13 of 305 0.4  81.1 80.7 80.7 80.1 79.6 76.2 71.6
40 and over 15 of 318 1.6  77.5 75.9 77.2 76.9 73.9 74.9 69.9
Under 40 20 of 228 -2.3  78.3 80.6 84.4 83.1 86.5 79.9 71.6
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 10 of 100 -3.9  79.1 83.0 82.1 83.9 77.3 72.5 73.1
Black or African-American 4 of 206 5.2  82.8 77.6 80.3 81.1 77.3 77.1 59.9
Hispanic or Latino 1 of 136 6.6  85.5 78.9 86.5 83.5 82.6 74.6 62.7
Multi-racial 8 of 99 3.5  70.2 66.7 69.4 65.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 18 of 300 0.2  80.3 80.1 80.3 78.0 78.0 76.9 72.2
Employees with Disabilities 22 of 175 -1.4  67.8 69.2 69.8 70.6
LGBT 1 of 64 0.0  87.2
Senior Executive Service (SES) 1 of 40 4.1  99.4 95.3 93.2 99.9
Veterans 8 of 220 10.9  79.3 68.4 73.2 75.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
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 (2014)
195 ( 6.9% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
178

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.4%

Employees left (2014)
189 ( 6.6% )

Average left (2009-2014)
190


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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