Agency Report

Agricultural Marketing Service

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  228  

2018 Engagement Score
63.0

Change from 2017
-9.6 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 59.0)
Mission
To create domestic and international marketing opportunities for U.S. producers of food, fiber, and specialty crops.
Website
http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 228 of 415 -9.6  63.0 72.6 67.7 66.1 61.6 61.7 61.5 63.0 62.2
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 224  of 408 -7.1  57.9 65.0 61.5 60.1 57.5 57.7 52.0 52.6 49.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 208  of 408 -7.6  52.0 59.6 56.5 53.6 51.9 48.7 47.3 49.3 46.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 209  of 408 -6.8  59.0 65.8 61.5 58.4 56.6 57.7 48.5 48.7 46.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 219  of 408 -9.5  49.6 59.1 53.9 53.0 48.3 51.9 49.2 47.2 44.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 279  of 408 -4.6  68.5 73.1 71.6 71.3 70.0 68.1 58.9 61.8 57.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 211  of 410 -2.1  78.5 80.6 79.9 78.0 73.9 77.4 78.1 76.6 76.7
Pay 310  of 410 -5.6  58.8 64.4 59.3 56.7 56.8 50.7 62.8
Strategic Management 282  of 409 -4.9  57.3 62.2 59.9 57.7 51.8 54.6 54.5 57.3 57.1
Teamwork 286  of 409 -4.9  67.7 72.6 71.2 68.8 64.9 62.9 67.8 67.3 65.0
Innovation 296  of 409 -5.6  63.1 68.7 66.5 64.0 60.2 63.3
Training and Development 160  of 410 -7.1  64.5 71.6 69.5 67.7 64.0 59.2 61.1 64.0 60.7
Work–Life Balance 127  of 409 -6.3  67.6 73.9 73.4 71.5 68.9 69.1 70.1 72.0 71.4
Support for Diversity 171  of 409 -7.3  64.0 71.3 69.0 68.1 62.6 61.0 60.5 62.4 64.8
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 279  of 408 -8.5  47.0 55.5 51.7 50.3 48.1 46.9 42.9 43.1 40.6
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)
82 ( 4.3% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
86

Workforce with less than three years of service
17.6%

Employees left (2017)
131 ( 6.9% )

Average left (2013-2017)
132


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics