Agency Report

Department of Veterans Affairs


Mission
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise “to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.
Website
http://www.va.gov/
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Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

SCORES AND RANKINGS

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  2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 18 of 19 -2.70  54.6 57.3 56.7 63.8 63.6 66.0 61.9 66.2 61.8
Scores by Category 2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 18 of 19 -2.80  46.2 49.0 47.5 52.3 49.7 50.2 49.7 53.4 49.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 18 of 19 -2.20  39.2 41.4 40.2 45.1 43.7 46.4 46.9 50.6 45.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 18 of 19 -2.40  48.7 51.1 50.2 53.7 50.6 48.9 49.2 49.5 46.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 17 of 19 -4.60  38.2 42.8 41.2 47.3 45.5 44.9 44.5 47.6 42.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 18 of 19 -1.80  56.3 58.1 56.2 60.1 56.5 58.1 56.6 62.6 60.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 7 of 19 -1.50  76.4 77.9 78.5 80.7 81.7 82.0 80.6 82.6 82.6
Pay 19 of 19 -0.40  44.9 45.3 45.5 53.3 53.2 55.4 52.7
Strategic Management 12 of 19 -3.00  52.0 55.0 53.7 58.1 56.0 61.6 58.6 62.0 60.9
Teamwork 18 of 19 -2.20  58.8 61.0 60.0 62.8 62.3 70.5 67.7 71.3 68.1
Innovation 15 of 18 -1.40  57.7 59.1 59.3 62.3 61.2
Training and Development 11 of 19 -2.20  56.1 58.3 58.2 61.4 61.3 63.9 59.6 65.4 60.5
Work–Life Balance 17 of 19 -1.50  54.9 56.4 54.7 56.8 54.7 60.5 58.9 64.2 62.5
Support for Diversity 18 of 19 -1.40  51.6 53.0 51.3 56.7 52.9 60.5 58.2 61.0 62.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 18 of 19 -1.80  38.2 40.0 39.1 43.7 42.5 44.3 40.2 43.0 38.2
Index Scores by Demographic 2014 Rank Change from 2013 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 11 of 18 -2.30  59.3 61.6 62.6 67.3 62.8 66.6
Male 16 of 18 -2.70  57.7 60.4 60.3 64.4 71.0 65.0
40 and over 17 of 18 -6.10  55.2 61.3 62.5 66.0 66.6 66.6
Under 40 15 of 18 -8.90  52.6 61.5 59.3 67.3 68.2 63.1
American Indian or Native American 4 of 16 0.00  58.7 54.8 65.2 65.7
Asian 13 of 18 -5.40  62.7 68.1 69.1 73.9 70.4 65.3
Black or African-American 13 of 18 -2.00  61.3 63.3 62.9 65.3 64.7 67.2
Hispanic or Latino 16 of 18 -2.40  57.8 60.2 58.2 66.8 66.3 56.8
Multi-racial 14 of 18 0.00  52.0 52.0 56.7 58.9 40.9 57.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 of 16 -5.60  53.4 59.0 66.1
White 15 of 18 -2.30  58.6 60.9 61.8 66.3 68.4 67.6
Employees with Disabilities 15 of 18 -3.30  52.7 56.0 53.9
Veterans 16 of 18 -2.50  56.4 58.9 58.7
Senior Executive Service (SES) 17 of 18 1.40  72.1 70.7 73.9

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

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Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Innovation

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2013):  27,344 ( 9.20% )

Average joined (2008-2013):  24,083

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  19.40%

Employees left (2013):  21,720 ( 7.30% )

Average left (2008-2013):  19,209


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics

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