Agency Report

Departmental Management

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  363  

2018 Engagement Score
52.7

Change from 2017
-17.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 59.0)
Mission
To provide management leadership to ensure that USDA administrative programs, policies, advice and counsel meet the needs of USDA program organizations, consistent with laws and mandates; and provide safe and efficient facilities and services to customers.
Website
https://www.dm.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 363 of 415 -17.4  52.7 70.1 63.5 60.9 54.5 56.8 59.4 53.0 49.9 58.8 46.5 50.6 40.8
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 320  of 408 -10.9  52.8 63.7 60.4 56.4 51.6 50.1 54.7 52.5 47.6 55.2 46.1 48.1 38.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 348  of 408 -14.5  43.2 57.7 53.7 49.4 43.1 42.8 51.2 49.3 43.7 57.3 44.9 49.5 37.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 341  of 408 -11.6  50.2 61.8 56.9 55.4 52.5 48.2 50.5 49.8 46.3 56.0 37.8 36.7 36.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 316  of 408 -13.6  42.4 56.0 53.8 47.4 45.1 45.3 47.7 44.8 39.2 44.9 40.1 39.6 29.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 254  of 408 -6.2  69.3 75.5 72.1 69.6 61.8 59.4 65.4 63.1 58.8 64.1 56.8 61.5 49.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 341  of 410 -5.2  74.7 79.9 77.8 75.0 73.6 74.6 76.3 72.9 77.0 82.3 75.7 78.1 73.1
Pay 296  of 410 -9.8  59.5 69.3 66.7 58.9 63.7 52.1 60.1 63.0 59.8 62.3 57.7
Strategic Management 311  of 409 -3.1  56.0 59.1 59.9 54.2 53.2 51.0 52.2 52.3 49.5 54.7 51.2 50.7 49.3
Teamwork 318  of 409 -6.1  66.1 72.2 69.5 66.2 61.6 60.5 62.6 60.8 55.7 72.9 62.5 68.0 52.3
Innovation 317  of 409 -9.1  62.2 71.3 68.1 64.5 61.1 62.4 65.4 66.6 61.8
Training and Development 367  of 410 -8.2  53.1 61.3 60.1 56.8 50.3 48.1 54.3 53.6 54.2 66.2 54.3 63.5 46.0
Work–Life Balance 351  of 409 -8.7  56.0 64.7 61.7 58.4 60.6 55.5 56.3 55.5 53.7 62.6 58.3 65.4 60.6
Support for Diversity 301  of 409 -11.1  58.0 69.1 67.1 63.0 56.8 56.2 63.0 60.6 52.1 61.7 56.4 57.4 52.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 347  of 408 -11.5  43.5 55.0 52.4 49.0 44.2 41.0 46.1 48.6 45.5 48.5 42.8 42.3 33.8
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 (2017)
22 ( 5.4% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
19

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.0%

Employees left (2017)
27 ( 6.6% )

Average left (2013-2017)
23


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics