Agency Report

Federal Railroad Administration (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  47  

2017 Index Score
77.2

Change from 2016
9.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 67.6)
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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 47 of 339 9.9  77.2 67.3 67.5 74.0 75.9 76.9
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 49  of 336 8.1  68.7 60.6 59.9 61.2 65.6 66.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 21  of 336 9.8  67.0 57.2 55.2 58.1 60.6 64.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 48  of 336 9.2  67.2 58.0 59.3 64.9 61.8 62.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 79  of 336 11.3  60.6 49.3 49.0 49.7 58.8 60.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 51  of 336 3.7  78.5 74.8 73.5 72.3 76.8 76.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 11  of 338 6.9  85.7 78.8 80.5 82.6 82.1 83.3
Pay 212  of 338 12.9  63.1 50.2 50.4 47.4 52.1 57.0
Strategic Management 63  of 337 7.2  65.1 57.9 55.8 59.3 64.2 62.9
Teamwork 63  of 337 6.6  77.0 70.4 72.9 71.7 74.4 72.8
Innovation 59  of 337 6.9  72.7 65.8 65.2 64.8 67.1 69.4
Training and Development 53  of 338 12.6  71.8 59.2 59.2 60.1 62.4 63.6
Work–Life Balance 60  of 337 7.6  71.9 64.3 62.0 64.1 69.8 67.6
Support for Diversity 106  of 337 6.6  66.7 60.1 60.5 64.2 65.7 67.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 61  of 336 5.8  57.5 51.7 50.6 51.4 53.8 55.3
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 (2016)
138 ( 14.7% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
79

Workforce with less than three years of service
19.0%

Employees left (2016)
83 ( 8.8% )

Average left (2010-2016)
71


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics