Agency Report

National Agricultural Statistics Service

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  317  

2019 Engagement Score
57.7

Change from 2018
2.7 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 56.5)
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
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 317 of 420 2.7  57.7 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
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 258  of 413 0.7  56.4 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 304  of 413 0.7  47.3 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 292  of 413 2.3  54.9 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 279  of 413 0.7  45.9 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 186  of 413 0.0  72.2 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 332  of 415 -0.4  75.8 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 148  of 415 5.6  67.2 61.6 66.6 58.0 57.1 52.3 57.7 64.9 63.5 69.3 63.2 62.4
Strategic Management 308  of 414 0.9  56.4 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 210  of 414 0.2  71.2 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 154  of 414 3.0  68.8 65.8 73.0 63.5 64.2 59.5 58.0 62.6 71.0 72.3
Training and Development 330  of 415 -0.6  57.1 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 293  of 414 -0.3  60.2 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 201  of 414 -0.1  62.1 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 217  of 413 2.5  50.6 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


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