Agency Report

National Background Investigations Bureau

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  225  

2018 Engagement Score
63.5

Change from 2017
2.7 


Parent Agency
Office of Personnel Management (Engagement Score: 65.2)
Mission
To deliver efficient and effective background investigations to safeguard the integrity and trustworthiness of the Federal workforce.
Website
https://nbib.opm.gov/about-us/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 225 of 415 2.7  63.5 60.8 64.2 67.9 67.1 68.1 68.4 70.9 65.5 60.9 46.6
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 225  of 408 2.4  57.8 55.4 56.2 58.5 58.9 58.1 57.8 59.6 53.5 51.1 42.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 318  of 408 1.5  45.5 44.0 42.7 45.4 45.8 46.8 45.8 48.4 41.5 38.4 29.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 134  of 408 4.1  62.3 58.2 57.5 59.8 58.7 55.8 57.3 55.6 49.6 44.2 37.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 287  of 408 2.8  44.5 41.7 44.8 48.0 47.9 52.5 52.6 54.1 49.9 47.3 38.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 122  of 408 1.6  75.1 73.5 73.7 75.0 76.6 70.6 69.3 72.6 65.2 64.6 55.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 129  of 410 2.7  80.5 77.8 79.0 79.4 80.4 79.0 80.3 80.9 78.7 78.7 73.4
Pay 128  of 410 -0.5  68.4 68.9 68.2 69.8 68.8 67.5 68.6 73.0 75.8 73.5 73.4
Strategic Management 182  of 409 5.8  60.9 55.1 55.6 58.5 56.5 59.1 59.1 60.9 58.3 58.3 53.6
Teamwork 150  of 409 2.6  72.7 70.1 69.4 70.5 71.4 69.8 69.3 69.6 66.1 69.3 66.9
Innovation 338  of 409 1.4  61.1 59.7 59.3 60.0 59.1 59.3 59.4 58.9 55.0
Training and Development 273  of 410 3.1  59.6 56.5 57.4 58.2 57.3 59.8 58.3 61.8 58.1 53.8 37.9
Work–Life Balance 115  of 409 2.5  68.7 66.2 68.0 69.6 69.1 69.8 70.9 71.1 64.4 68.8 56.7
Support for Diversity 219  of 409 2.6  61.5 58.9 56.3 57.4 59.0 55.9 56.7 57.8 52.1 51.9 48.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 235  of 408 1.7  48.6 46.9 45.9 47.1 47.3 45.9 46.3 47.9 43.7 41.4 33.3
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)