Agency Report

Federal Aviation Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  170  

2018 Engagement Score
67.0

Change from 2017
0.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Engagement Score: 67.7)
Mission
To provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.
Website
http://www.faa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 170 of 415 0.1  67.0 66.9 62.2 62.2 58.5 61.7 64.5 57.6 58.9 49.4 50.3 58.8 60.1
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 219  of 408 1.4  58.2 56.8 54.6 53.3 50.5 53.6 51.9 48.2 47.1 41.0 42.2 45.1 46.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 189  of 408 0.8  52.6 51.8 49.0 47.5 44.4 47.2 46.1 40.6 42.3 37.1 40.1 42.0 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 118  of 408 1.4  63.1 61.7 59.2 56.4 54.9 54.8 54.1 50.6 48.8 43.2 39.6 48.4 45.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 250  of 408 1.5  47.0 45.5 44.0 42.5 38.6 43.7 42.0 38.6 37.2 31.4 29.5 33.3 37.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 241  of 408 1.6  69.8 68.2 65.8 65.3 63.2 66.3 63.7 60.5 58.6 51.4 57.3 56.8 55.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 211  of 410 -0.7  78.5 79.2 77.5 76.2 73.9 76.3 79.4 77.8 78.0 75.0 75.6 75.3 79.1
Pay 274  of 410 -0.4  60.7 61.1 55.1 56.9 56.0 59.5 66.3 64.5 65.1 53.7 63.5
Strategic Management 268  of 409 2.5  58.0 55.5 54.0 52.8 50.4 51.6 51.1 48.9 47.5 45.3 47.4 48.3 55.0
Teamwork 175  of 409 0.9  71.6 70.7 68.8 68.1 66.3 68.1 66.8 63.6 63.6 68.7 66.4 70.7 70.8
Innovation 299  of 409 1.3  62.9 61.6 60.0 58.3 57.0 56.4 56.1 54.0 53.3
Training and Development 207  of 410 0.3  62.6 62.3 60.0 59.2 55.5 57.7 61.3 57.4 58.0 53.8 52.4 57.4 58.7
Work–Life Balance 202  of 409 0.0  64.2 64.2 63.5 62.6 59.8 63.0 63.6 59.3 60.9 54.1 54.9 57.2 61.0
Support for Diversity 228  of 409 0.5  61.0 60.5 57.4 55.9 55.1 55.7 53.2 52.4 49.5 50.5 48.4 56.4 61.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 287  of 408 2.0  46.8 44.8 42.1 41.2 38.1 40.1 39.9 37.2 38.5 35.3 32.3 36.7 35.3
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)
1,526 ( 3.4% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
1,486

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.6%

Employees left (2017)
2,632 ( 5.9% )

Average left (2013-2017)
2,729


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics