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 2018 2017 Change (2017‑18)
1 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 71.3 71.0 0.3 
2 Office of Management and Budget 65.5 62.8 2.7 
3 U.S. International Trade Commission 64.3 60.7 3.6 
4 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 61.8 55.4 6.4 
5 Farm Credit Administration 61.4 60.4 1.0 
6 National Transportation Safety Board 58.9 56.6 2.3 
7 Surface Transportation Board 54.9 55.9 -1.0 
8 Federal Maritime Commission 54.7 58.1 -3.4 
8 Millennium Challenge Corporation 54.7 54.6 0.1 
10 Office of Special Counsel 53.2 61.3 -8.1 
10 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 53.2 54.6 -1.4 
12 National Endowment for the Humanities 52.0 65.4 -13.4 
13 National Endowment for the Arts 51.1 63.9 -12.8 
14 Corporation for National and Community Service 50.8 51.5 -0.7 
15 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 50.7 57.7 -7.0 
16 Consumer Product Safety Commission 50.1 52.0 -1.9 
16 Federal Housing Finance Agency 50.1 47.9 2.2 
18 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 49.4 50.9 -1.5 
19 Railroad Retirement Board 48.9 49.4 -0.5 
20 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 48.5 48.4 0.1 
21 Merit Systems Protection Board 47.4 51.6 -4.2 
22 National Gallery of Art 47.1 46.8 0.3 
23 Federal Labor Relations Authority 46.7 59.5 -12.8 
24 International Boundary and Water Commission 44.9 41.4 3.5 
25 Federal Election Commission 43.4 40.3 3.1 
26 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 39.7 41.4 -1.7 
27 Export-Import Bank of the United States 37.7 43.7 -6.0 
28 Selective Service System 32.9 37.3 -4.4 

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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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