Agency Report

U.S. Census Bureau

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  186  

2018 Engagement Score
65.8

Change from 2017
0.6 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Engagement Score: 70.3)
Mission
To serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy.
Website
https://www.census.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 186 of 415 0.6  65.8 65.2 58.8 57.5 59.6 62.6 63.6 64.8 69.4 65.7 63.6 63.0 64.7
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 254  of 408 0.5  56.4 55.9 49.2 49.6 49.8 53.8 55.9 56.6 58.8 55.8 53.6 51.8 52.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 289  of 408 0.9  47.7 46.8 41.1 38.8 40.3 43.6 46.7 49.0 53.2 53.1 51.2 48.8 47.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 254  of 408 0.5  56.5 56.0 47.7 49.6 49.3 50.7 54.9 53.2 55.9 48.8 43.8 42.6 45.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 224  of 408 1.3  48.9 47.6 40.3 41.3 41.5 49.1 50.9 51.9 54.5 48.9 48.2 43.3 46.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 282  of 408 -0.3  68.3 68.6 62.9 63.1 63.0 65.0 66.0 66.7 67.4 67.5 65.0 66.5 64.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 199  of 410 1.2  78.7 77.5 74.4 72.7 74.6 75.6 73.6 74.4 78.0 75.5 74.5 74.9 76.8
Pay 335  of 410 0.1  57.6 57.5 50.6 49.6 49.9 46.3 56.8 58.7 66.1 61.1 60.0
Strategic Management 280  of 409 3.1  57.5 54.4 49.7 49.7 50.3 52.4 56.5 59.2 62.9 60.8 60.4 57.8 63.3
Teamwork 278  of 409 0.3  67.9 67.6 63.1 63.1 62.3 64.8 67.2 67.6 69.4 74.1 72.7 72.5 70.0
Innovation 256  of 409 -0.4  64.4 64.8 59.8 58.8 58.4 58.7 64.9 67.0 68.6
Training and Development 239  of 410 -0.9  61.1 62.0 56.4 56.0 56.6 57.4 61.4 63.6 67.4 65.5 64.3 63.0 63.6
Work–Life Balance 207  of 409 0.2  63.9 63.7 59.8 59.7 60.4 60.8 66.2 68.8 70.8 69.9 69.5 69.6 72.7
Support for Diversity 210  of 409 -1.1  62.0 63.1 55.1 56.4 57.0 58.4 61.3 61.6 64.1 67.0 64.2 61.0 65.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 279  of 408 0.9  47.0 46.1 40.2 39.1 39.0 39.6 46.6 50.6 53.0 51.9 50.4 51.2 51.7
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


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