Agency Report

Drug Enforcement Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  79  

2018 Engagement Score
73.7

Change from 2017
1.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Justice (Engagement Score: 62.6)
Mission
To enforce controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and support programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.
Website
http://www.dea.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 79 of 415 1.1  73.7 72.6 68.7 68.3 71.0 66.8 67.2 74.2 72.4 69.3 73.4 69.4 64.3
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 114  of 408 0.9  64.0 63.1 58.9 58.5 60.3 57.7 58.1 62.4 60.6 58.0 59.5 56.3 44.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 86  of 408 1.1  59.0 57.9 54.8 54.9 55.0 53.0 53.2 58.5 57.6 54.3 55.5 50.9 43.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 148  of 408 2.7  61.7 59.0 57.0 57.3 59.5 55.4 56.3 59.1 55.7 54.0 53.6 52.1 40.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 119  of 408 -0.9  57.3 58.2 52.5 49.5 53.1 51.5 52.0 56.5 54.6 52.4 53.4 51.1 37.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 137  of 408 1.8  74.4 72.6 68.3 69.9 70.4 67.4 67.5 71.8 70.7 67.5 70.5 66.2 54.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 55  of 410 1.3  83.1 81.8 79.8 79.3 79.8 80.2 80.4 81.8 80.8 82.5 82.0 81.4 79.7
Pay 69  of 410 0.7  73.3 72.6 70.2 72.2 73.3 65.5 67.5 74.8 77.7 76.0 72.7
Strategic Management 129  of 409 3.8  63.5 59.7 58.3 59.5 60.5 58.6 60.2 63.2 62.2 61.6 64.7 61.9 57.5
Teamwork 160  of 409 0.7  72.3 71.6 69.9 70.0 70.3 68.2 68.0 71.2 69.8 75.9 74.3 74.0 70.6
Innovation 126  of 409 1.4  69.5 68.1 64.5 65.1 65.5 62.7 64.8 66.3 64.8
Training and Development 111  of 410 2.9  67.7 64.8 62.1 61.2 61.4 59.0 62.6 66.1 65.3 64.5 63.7 62.0 53.1
Work–Life Balance 92  of 409 0.9  70.0 69.1 67.0 68.2 67.8 64.6 66.8 67.1 64.5 66.6 66.6 63.4 60.9
Support for Diversity 158  of 409 0.3  64.3 64.0 59.2 62.1 63.5 58.9 59.7 64.6 62.4 63.6 63.9 60.9 60.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 73  of 408 2.5  58.1 55.6 51.3 53.4 54.1 49.3 51.3 54.6 53.1 52.0 53.4 47.2 41.0
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)
497 ( 5.6% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
294

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.4%

Employees left (2017)
482 ( 5.4% )

Average left (2013-2017)
447


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics