Rankings by Category

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

The Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement category measures the extent to which employees feel they are rewarded and promoted in a fair and timely manner for their performance and innovative contributions to their workplaces.

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Rank Agency 2019 2018 Change (2018‑19)
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 69.0 67.6 1.4 
2 Intelligence Community 58.1 54.5 3.6 
3 Department of Health and Human Services 55.7 54.7 1.0 
4 Department of Commerce 54.9 54.2 0.7 
5 Department of State 49.7 48.9 0.8 
6 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 49.5 48.1 1.4 
7 Department of the Interior 49.3 48.6 0.7 
8 Department of the Army 49.0 47.0 2.0 
9 Department of the Treasury 48.9 47.1 1.8 
10 Department of the Navy 48.1 48.1 0.0 
11 Department of the Air Force 48.0 46.8 1.2 
12 Department of Transportation 47.8 48.2 -0.4 
13 Department of Justice 47.2 46.6 0.6 
14 Social Security Administration 43.7 43.0 0.7 
15 Department of Agriculture 42.4 43.7 -1.3 
16 Department of Homeland Security 40.0 38.9 1.1 

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Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

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