Agency Report

Federal Transit Administration (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  196  

2017 Index Score
64.1

Change from 2016
6.7 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 67.6)
Mission
To provide financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems, including buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, trolleys and ferries. FTA also oversees safety measures and helps develop next-generation technology research.
Website
http://www.fta.dot.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 196 of 339 6.7  64.1 57.4 56.8 58.8 59.6 66.2
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 149  of 336 5.5  61.0 55.5 52.5 52.8 52.1 57.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 213  of 336 0.0  50.5 50.5 42.9 44.5 43.6 49.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 221  of 336 2.8  56.5 53.7 48.4 49.6 56.3 55.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 96  of 336 5.4  59.0 53.6 49.8 50.2 45.2 55.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 186  of 336 9.6  70.4 60.8 62.0 61.2 61.1 64.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 195  of 338 2.1  77.8 75.7 74.0 73.6 70.7 78.1
Pay 226  of 338 1.6  62.1 60.5 56.4 57.6 57.1 55.9
Strategic Management 158  of 337 2.6  58.6 56.0 56.6 52.2 53.6 57.4
Teamwork 230  of 337 2.0  68.2 66.2 61.7 56.8 60.5 62.9
Innovation 180  of 337 2.5  66.5 64.0 58.6 60.3 61.2 65.6
Training and Development 223  of 338 1.4  60.3 58.9 56.2 57.4 50.5 59.1
Work–Life Balance 274  of 337 -0.8  58.4 59.2 57.6 53.8 54.4 55.4
Support for Diversity 153  of 337 5.6  64.0 58.4 58.5 52.0 56.0 58.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 159  of 336 3.3  51.1 47.8 44.4 42.4 42.5 47.1
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)
48 ( 8.8% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
41

Workforce with less than three years of service
14.6%

Employees left (2016)
58 ( 10.7% )

Average left (2010-2016)
46


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics