Agency Report

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  281  

2017 Index Score
57.4

Change from 2016
10.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 67.6)
Mission
To save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity.
Website
http://www.nhtsa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 281 of 339 10.2  57.4 47.2 47.2 52.2 61.7 63.3
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 305  of 336 3.6  50.4 46.8 46.3 51.1 55.4 56.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 306  of 336 2.7  42.3 39.6 35.7 41.0 47.3 48.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 295  of 336 3.1  49.7 46.6 45.6 49.7 52.6 50.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 308  of 336 2.5  38.3 35.8 39.9 45.2 51.4 53.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 255  of 336 5.5  67.0 61.5 58.4 62.8 64.9 67.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 240  of 338 7.0  76.4 69.4 71.8 74.2 76.1 78.7
Pay 286  of 338 5.2  56.7 51.5 51.2 58.6 58.2 59.6
Strategic Management 302  of 337 2.8  50.8 48.0 50.0 54.8 55.8 57.8
Teamwork 291  of 337 3.6  64.6 61.0 61.9 62.1 67.4 66.7
Innovation 230  of 337 5.8  64.4 58.6 57.8 59.9 61.3 63.0
Training and Development 317  of 338 4.4  52.0 47.6 44.9 44.5 50.6 55.2
Work–Life Balance 274  of 337 2.8  58.4 55.6 54.3 53.5 60.2 59.4
Support for Diversity 318  of 337 0.1  52.6 52.5 52.8 53.4 57.6 58.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 285  of 336 2.6  44.8 42.2 41.4 43.1 45.8 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)
33 ( 6.3% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
27

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.8%

Employees left (2016)
39 ( 7.4% )

Average left (2010-2016)
41


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics