Agency Report

Department of State

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 17 Large Agencies

  14  

2018 Engagement Score
60.7

Change from 2017
-3.3 


Mission
To shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere.
Website
http://www.state.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 14 of 17 -3.3  60.7 64.0 66.8 66.3 68.2 65.6 68.2 70.0 70.8 69.1 67.9 66.6 59.0
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 11  of 16 -0.7  55.4 56.1 58.2 57.8 57.8 57.2 59.5 61.0 61.1 60.3 56.9 58.7 49.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 11  of 16 -2.8  49.3 52.1 52.0 51.6 51.2 50.3 52.5 55.0 54.8 56.9 52.6 51.7 37.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 11  of 16 -1.5  56.8 58.3 58.0 56.4 56.7 55.5 57.3 58.9 57.6 55.4 49.6 49.8 51.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 13  of 16 1.0  43.9 42.9 52.1 51.3 51.1 51.5 55.1 56.9 55.9 53.4 51.7 57.0 45.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 7  of 16 -1.0  69.2 70.2 67.4 68.1 68.3 67.3 68.4 69.1 71.4 71.4 67.9 68.4 57.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 8  of 16 -0.9  77.8 78.7 77.5 77.9 78.5 77.0 78.9 80.3 80.6 80.2 78.9 76.8 76.1
Pay 7  of 16 -1.8  61.2 63.0 64.8 60.6 62.9 55.9 62.1 65.8 71.2 59.5 64.0
Strategic Management 4  of 16 -0.2  59.9 60.1 59.4 59.4 59.2 59.4 60.9 63.2 61.7 62.3 59.0 60.6 57.8
Teamwork 6  of 16 -1.7  70.9 72.6 69.1 70.1 69.5 69.7 70.3 71.8 70.6 77.0 74.3 74.6 67.6
Innovation 10  of 16 -2.0  65.1 67.1 65.9 66.1 65.9 65.4 67.6 68.4 67.7
Training and Development 12  of 16 -1.5  59.0 60.5 60.8 60.6 61.5 59.6 62.0 63.3 64.7 63.2 60.9 61.5 48.9
Work–Life Balance 12  of 16 -1.8  57.6 59.4 59.5 60.1 60.5 59.3 60.0 59.9 61.3 62.2 61.4 65.7 61.9
Support for Diversity 10  of 16 -3.2  60.0 63.2 59.8 60.6 60.9 60.4 61.4 63.5 63.6 65.3 64.7 64.7 62.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 5  of 16 -2.0  48.9 50.9 49.6 49.6 50.3 48.4 51.5 52.2 52.4 52.8 51.2 48.8 43.1
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)
446 ( 4.4% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
728

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.7%

Employees left (2017)
820 ( 8.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
761


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics