Agency Report

National Agricultural Statistics Service

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  341  

2018 Engagement Score
55.0

Change from 2017
-12.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 59.0)
Mission
To provide timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.
Website
http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 341 of 415 -12.3  55.0 67.3 55.2 50.5 45.6 43.0 45.2 64.9 71.9 69.5 70.6 73.6 66.5
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 267  of 408 -6.0  55.7 61.7 51.6 49.9 47.3 46.5 47.9 57.2 59.3 57.3 57.6 57.9 56.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 305  of 408 -9.4  46.6 56.0 46.1 43.8 36.1 39.4 43.5 53.1 58.0 56.0 57.4 58.0 54.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 310  of 408 -2.7  52.6 55.3 48.8 45.8 47.5 47.4 44.9 55.6 52.0 51.0 48.1 49.9 47.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 280  of 408 -9.0  45.2 54.2 39.0 37.4 32.7 29.5 30.4 48.3 55.4 53.9 53.6 55.0 53.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 176  of 408 -3.0  72.2 75.2 68.2 67.4 67.5 66.6 69.2 68.9 67.5 64.4 66.4 64.7 65.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 307  of 410 -3.4  76.2 79.6 73.4 72.7 71.8 71.7 73.7 78.9 80.4 78.4 80.1 80.2 80.2
Pay 257  of 410 -5.0  61.6 66.6 58.0 57.1 52.3 57.7 64.9 63.5 69.3 63.2 62.4
Strategic Management 325  of 409 -3.8  55.5 59.3 50.1 49.1 47.7 49.1 48.2 60.3 62.3 63.0 63.8 62.7 62.9
Teamwork 193  of 409 -1.8  71.0 72.8 67.4 66.5 66.1 64.3 62.3 67.0 69.9 76.0 76.6 73.6 71.1
Innovation 214  of 409 -7.2  65.8 73.0 63.5 64.2 59.5 58.0 62.6 71.0 72.3
Training and Development 305  of 410 -7.4  57.7 65.1 55.8 52.4 50.7 51.2 54.8 65.6 64.1 65.7 70.1 69.6 64.4
Work–Life Balance 279  of 409 -7.9  60.5 68.4 61.6 59.6 58.1 57.4 57.2 69.0 70.1 71.1 73.4 75.9 71.7
Support for Diversity 202  of 409 -4.4  62.2 66.6 59.2 58.1 58.8 58.1 58.0 62.0 63.4 65.1 65.3 65.2 66.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 250  of 408 -7.7  48.1 55.8 47.9 44.7 40.5 40.3 45.9 50.6 53.1 51.9 52.1 50.2 49.4
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)
32 ( 3.5% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
51

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.5%

Employees left (2017)
51 ( 5.5% )

Average left (2013-2017)
68


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics