Agency Report

Surface Transportation Board

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 28 Small Agencies

  18  

2017 Index Score
66.3

Change from 2016
1.4 


Mission
To resolve railroad rate and service disputes and review proposed railroad mergers.
Website
https://www.stb.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 18 of 28 1.4  66.3 64.9 79.8 86.8 84.7 84.3 91.1 86.8 80.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 15  of 28 -0.8  62.2 63.0 71.5 80.9 76.1 75.3 82.5 77.5 70.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 12  of 28 0.7  59.2 58.5 67.6 76.7 75.0 75.3 82.7 74.8 65.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 13  of 28 -2.0  59.7 61.7 68.6 77.3 68.6 67.2 72.8 68.2 62.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 14  of 28 -2.9  56.1 59.0 71.1 78.7 75.5 76.7 85.7 74.2 70.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 18  of 28 1.2  71.2 70.0 75.3 86.9 81.0 78.0 84.2 86.8 78.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 18  of 28 1.9  77.5 75.6 84.0 84.5 83.0 82.2 88.9 86.3 80.4
Pay 13  of 28 -2.5  61.7 64.2 62.3 71.2 56.8 74.0 75.4 80.8 75.8
Strategic Management 17  of 28 -0.7  61.0 61.7 78.0 74.2 72.4 70.9 77.2 80.3 74.1
Teamwork 16  of 28 -1.7  72.5 74.2 80.9 85.5 83.4 85.2 89.3 84.5 83.1
Innovation 14  of 28 1.2  68.2 67.0 75.8 82.3 83.9 83.0 87.7 81.4
Training and Development 20  of 28 -1.6  60.4 62.0 67.6 81.6 72.4 70.3 76.5 75.7 75.3
Work–Life Balance 13  of 28 -8.1  69.0 77.1 79.0 84.4 72.5 81.3 84.1 85.3 85.9
Support for Diversity 20  of 28 0.4  60.3 59.9 67.9 75.2 68.7 68.3 75.2 72.9 70.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 12  of 28 -0.7  55.9 56.6 63.7 75.0 69.8 70.3 75.3 69.8 63.6
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)
2 ( 1.5% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
9

Workforce with less than three years of service

Employees left (2016)
9 ( 6.9% )

Average left (2010-2016)
10


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics