Agency Report

National Cemetery Administration (VA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  216  

2017 Index Score
62.6

Change from 2016
-3.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Veterans Affairs (Index Score: 56.1)
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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 216 of 339 -3.1  62.6 65.7 63.5 65.2 63.9 66.2 71.5 75.0 71.9 62.5 68.3
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 292  of 336 -1.6  52.3 53.9 53.5 56.0 54.4 52.4 56.7 58.9 56.0 58.1 56.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 250  of 336 -2.8  48.7 51.5 50.9 53.7 50.3 51.5 52.3 56.6 54.8 58.5 52.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 236  of 336 -0.6  55.8 56.4 55.4 55.2 54.0 51.8 58.9 58.5 50.8 51.7 56.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 266  of 336 -3.1  44.5 47.6 46.8 53.3 50.1 52.0 55.5 57.7 55.3 56.5 54.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 313  of 336 -0.3  60.0 60.3 60.5 60.2 60.9 53.4 59.1 61.3 59.8 62.8 61.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 67  of 338 -0.5  81.8 82.3 82.1 82.0 83.5 83.7 84.4 85.4 85.5 81.3 87.0
Pay 315  of 338 3.5  52.3 48.8 49.8 55.6 47.9 48.3 55.7 64.2 61.2 61.2
Strategic Management 214  of 337 -1.2  55.9 57.1 57.0 60.7 60.1 56.8 62.2 64.8 66.7 60.4 64.7
Teamwork 306  of 337 -1.7  63.0 64.7 65.6 63.0 65.3 62.1 63.3 68.0 74.2 71.0 72.3
Innovation 253  of 337 -5.2  63.4 68.6 64.6 64.1 63.3 62.2 65.6 69.5
Training and Development 216  of 338 -0.9  60.5 61.4 61.4 65.3 61.2 61.9 64.3 62.6 66.1 56.9 65.3
Work–Life Balance 281  of 337 -5.7  58.1 63.8 61.6 63.5 64.3 57.0 64.0 70.2 67.5 60.0 66.4
Support for Diversity 311  of 337 -2.1  54.0 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 291  of 336 -3.3  44.1 47.4 44.2 46.7 44.7 42.5 48.0 54.2 49.4 43.9 50.0
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 (2016)
165 ( 9.4% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
137

Workforce with less than three years of service
22.7%

Employees left (2016)
207 ( 11.8% )

Average left (2010-2016)
166


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics