Agency Report

National Cemetery Administration (VA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  117  

2016 Index Score
65.7

Change from 2015
2.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Veterans Affairs (Index Score: 56.7)
Mission
To honor veterans and their families with final resting places in national shrines and with lasting tributes that commemorate their service and sacrifice to our nation.
Website
http://www.cem.va.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 117 of 305 2.2  65.7 63.5 65.2 63.9 66.2 71.5 75.0 71.9 62.5 68.3
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 212 of 303 0.4  53.9 53.5 56.0 54.4 52.4 56.7 58.9 56.0 58.1 56.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 137 of 303 0.6  51.5 50.9 53.7 50.3 51.5 52.3 56.6 54.8 58.5 52.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 161 of 303 1.0  56.4 55.4 55.2 54.0 51.8 58.9 58.5 50.8 51.7 56.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 187 of 303 0.8  47.6 46.8 53.3 50.1 52.0 55.5 57.7 55.3 56.5 54.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 272 of 303 -0.2  60.3 60.5 60.2 60.9 53.4 59.1 61.3 59.8 62.8 61.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 28 of 304 0.2  82.3 82.1 82.0 83.5 83.7 84.4 85.4 85.5 81.3 87.0
Pay 286 of 304 -1.0  48.8 49.8 55.6 47.9 48.3 55.7 64.2 61.2 61.2
Strategic Management 140 of 304 0.1  57.1 57.0 60.7 60.1 56.8 62.2 64.8 66.7 60.4 64.7
Teamwork 219 of 304 -0.9  64.7 65.6 63.0 65.3 62.1 63.3 68.0 74.2 71.0 72.3
Innovation 70 of 304 4.0  68.6 64.6 64.1 63.3 62.2 65.6 69.5
Training and Development 145 of 304 0.0  61.4 61.4 65.3 61.2 61.9 64.3 62.6 66.1 56.9 65.3
Work–Life Balance 134 of 304 2.2  63.8 61.6 63.5 64.3 57.0 64.0 70.2 67.5 60.0 66.4
Support for Diversity 221 of 304 0.8  56.1 55.3 58.9 52.4 53.1 57.1 57.2 64.0 57.3 60.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 160 of 303 3.2  47.4 44.2 46.7 44.7 42.5 48.0 54.2 49.4 43.9 50.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 164 of 285 -1.4  62.5 63.9 59.0 61.4 57.7 68.7 71.3 73.3
Male 108 of 294 4.1  69.5 65.4 73.3 68.2 70.4 74.1 81.8 71.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 53 of 225 8.2  71.3 63.1 78.8 70.9 67.3 72.1 66.8
Hispanic or Latino 58 of 149 2.1  68.5 66.4
Multi-racial 0.0  56.6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 146 of 299 0.5  66.8 66.3 67.1 64.4 64.6 72.2 77.2 75.5
Employees with Disabilities 90 of 194 -4.5  59.9 64.4 68.8 64.5 61.7
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 79 of 230 2.0  67.4 65.4 72.0 66.8 69.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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 (2015)
142 ( 8.3% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
126

Workforce with less than three years of service
20.7%

Employees left (2015)
123 ( 7.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
151


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics