Agency Report

Federal Railroad Administration (DOT)


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of 320 Agency Subcomponents

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2015 Index Score
67.5
Change from 2014
-6.5 

Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 63.1)
Mission
To enable the safe, reliable and efficient movement of people and goods for a strong America, now and in the future.
Website
http://www.fra.dot.gov

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 77 of 320 -6.5  67.5 74.0 75.9 76.9
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 81 of 318 -1.3  59.9 61.2 65.6 66.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 61 of 318 -2.9  55.2 58.1 60.6 64.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 83 of 318 -5.6  59.3 64.9 61.8 62.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 135 of 318 -0.7  49.0 49.7 58.8 60.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 42 of 318 1.2  73.5 72.3 76.8 76.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 44 of 319 -2.1  80.5 82.6 82.1 83.3
Pay 282 of 319 3.0  50.4 47.4 52.1 57.0
Strategic Management 143 of 319 -3.5  55.8 59.3 64.2 62.9
Teamwork 58 of 319 1.2  72.9 71.7 74.4 72.8
Innovation 105 of 318 0.4  65.2 64.8 67.1 69.4
Training and Development 149 of 319 -0.9  59.2 60.1 62.4 63.6
Work–Life Balance 151 of 319 -2.1  62.0 64.1 69.8 67.6
Support for Diversity 115 of 319 -3.7  60.5 64.2 65.7 67.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 79 of 318 -0.8  50.6 51.4 53.8 55.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 96 of 304 -2.7  66.7 69.4 75.0 68.0
Male 63 of 305 -5.4  70.9 76.3 76.2 79.5
40 and over 87 of 318 -3.8  65.9 69.7 73.6 77.1
Under 40 29 of 228 -12.8  75.4 88.2 84.7 78.8
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 32 of 206 10.4  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 68 of 300 -4.5  72.1 76.6 76.0 78.3
Employees with Disabilities 38 of 175 -2.2  64.2 66.4 75.7 78.8
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 20 of 220 -7.1  76.6 83.7 82.4 82.3
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)
33 ( 4.0% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
58

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.9%

Employees left (2014)
81 ( 9.8% )

Average left (2009-2014)
63


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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