Agency Report

Federal Railroad Administration (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  106  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 18 Infrastructure Agencies

  6  

2016 Index Score
67.3

Change from 2015
-0.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 63.4)
Mission
To enable the safe, reliable and efficient movement of people and goods for a strong America, now and in the future.
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Website
http://www.fra.dot.gov

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 106 of 305 -0.2  67.3 67.5 74.0 75.9 76.9
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 94 of 303 0.7  60.6 59.9 61.2 65.6 66.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 58 of 303 2.0  57.2 55.2 58.1 60.6 64.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 126 of 303 -1.3  58.0 59.3 64.9 61.8 62.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 168 of 303 0.3  49.3 49.0 49.7 58.8 60.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 54 of 303 1.3  74.8 73.5 72.3 76.8 76.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 107 of 304 -1.7  78.8 80.5 82.6 82.1 83.3
Pay 284 of 304 -0.2  50.2 50.4 47.4 52.1 57.0
Strategic Management 127 of 304 2.1  57.9 55.8 59.3 64.2 62.9
Teamwork 107 of 304 -2.5  70.4 72.9 71.7 74.4 72.8
Innovation 127 of 304 0.6  65.8 65.2 64.8 67.1 69.4
Training and Development 183 of 304 0.0  59.2 59.2 60.1 62.4 63.6
Work–Life Balance 130 of 304 2.3  64.3 62.0 64.1 69.8 67.6
Support for Diversity 142 of 304 -0.4  60.1 60.5 64.2 65.7 67.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 89 of 303 1.1  51.7 50.6 51.4 53.8 55.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 151 of 285 -3.3  63.4 66.7 69.4 75.0 68.0
Male 89 of 294 0.7  71.6 70.9 76.3 76.2 79.5
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 25 of 225 4.6  76.5 71.9 61.5 83.1 78.6
Hispanic or Latino 0.0  80.0 76.7
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 90 of 299 0.3  72.4 72.1 76.6 76.0 78.3
Employees with Disabilities 58 of 194 -1.3  62.9 64.2 66.4 75.7 78.8
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 20 of 230 1.7  78.3 76.6 83.7 82.4 82.3
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)
98 ( 11.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
65

Workforce with less than three years of service
14.0%

Employees left (2015)
67 ( 7.8% )

Average left (2010-2015)
64


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics