Agency Report

Economic Development Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  137  

2018 Engagement Score
68.7

Change from 2017
0.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Engagement Score: 70.3)
Mission
To lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.
Website
http://www.eda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 137 of 415 0.1  68.7 68.6 58.5 40.2 36.6 24.8 44.5
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 93  of 408 4.1  65.1 61.0 51.3 40.2 37.0 30.5 39.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 83  of 408 1.9  59.1 57.2 48.3 33.9 32.3 25.9 30.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 143  of 408 5.2  61.9 56.7 48.8 36.4 41.1 34.1 46.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 88  of 408 6.6  59.8 53.2 41.5 29.4 24.9 16.1 31.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 122  of 408 2.4  75.1 72.7 63.8 56.2 49.6 45.4 49.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 124  of 410 1.9  80.6 78.7 75.5 68.0 62.7 60.6 67.3
Pay 40  of 410 -1.0  75.5 76.5 70.7 68.8 68.3 53.4 65.0
Strategic Management 105  of 409 7.2  65.2 58.0 52.9 43.8 39.9 32.5 45.8
Teamwork 120  of 409 2.8  74.4 71.6 61.3 56.3 52.8 47.8 52.1
Innovation 90  of 409 0.3  70.9 70.6 64.3 55.2 50.9 50.4 53.2
Training and Development 118  of 410 1.0  66.9 65.9 60.0 49.8 45.3 31.8 39.7
Work–Life Balance 202  of 409 2.0  64.2 62.2 58.4 54.4 44.6 39.4 45.6
Support for Diversity 149  of 409 4.8  64.6 59.8 52.3 45.0 39.8 38.0 48.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 108  of 408 2.9  55.0 52.1 45.6 35.4 33.2 26.2 35.6
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)
8 ( 4.6% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
14

Workforce with less than three years of service

Employees left (2017)
12 ( 6.9% )

Average left (2013-2017)
16


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics