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 U.S. International Trade Commission 65.9 64.3 1.6 
2 Farm Credit Administration 65.2 61.4 3.8 
3 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 64.2 71.3 -7.1 
4 Office of Management and Budget 63.6 65.5 -1.9 
5 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 60.9 61.8 -0.9 
6 Office of Special Counsel 60.8 53.2 7.6 
7 Federal Maritime Commission 60.5 54.7 5.8 
8 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 59.6 53.2 6.4 
9 Peace Corps 59.4 57.5 1.9 
10 National Transportation Safety Board 58.6 58.9 -0.3 
11 Merit Systems Protection Board 56.1 47.4 8.7 
12 Surface Transportation Board 54.7 54.9 -0.2 
13 Millennium Challenge Corporation 53.8 54.7 -0.9 
14 National Endowment for the Humanities 53.0 52.0 1.0 
15 National Endowment for the Arts 51.1 51.1 0.0 
16 Railroad Retirement Board 50.2 48.9 1.3 
17 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 50.0 49.4 0.6 
18 Federal Election Commission 48.8 43.4 5.4 
19 Consumer Product Safety Commission 48.6 50.1 -1.5 
19 Federal Labor Relations Authority 48.6 46.7 1.9 
21 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 46.7 50.7 -4.0 
21 Selective Service System 46.7 32.9 13.8 
23 International Boundary and Water Commission 45.4 44.9 0.5 
24 National Gallery of Art 45.3 47.1 -1.8 
25 Federal Housing Finance Agency 45.0 50.1 -5.1 
26 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 39.6 39.7 -0.1 
27 Export-Import Bank of the United States 39.3 37.7 1.6 
28 Corporation for National and Community Service 38.3 50.8 -12.5 

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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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