Agency Report

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  396  

2018 Engagement Score
44.5

Change from 2017
-8.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 59.0)
Mission
To invest in and advance agricultural research, education, and to solve societal challenges.
Website
http://www.nifa.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 396 of 415 -8.9  44.5 53.4 52.7 51.7 53.9 52.2
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 363  of 408 -6.6  49.6 56.2 50.9 50.6 52.2 51.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 382  of 408 -9.8  37.8 47.6 42.0 42.7 43.7 41.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 319  of 408 -3.0  52.0 55.0 48.1 48.7 48.6 48.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 363  of 408 -11.8  36.6 48.4 45.4 45.5 46.3 45.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 300  of 408 -1.5  67.3 68.8 62.2 60.6 64.1 62.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 387  of 410 -1.6  71.1 72.7 74.9 75.7 72.0 70.8
Pay 306  of 410 -1.2  59.0 60.2 53.5 55.5 53.3 54.7
Strategic Management 387  of 409 -4.1  49.4 53.5 49.9 49.6 49.3 45.8
Teamwork 398  of 409 -3.8  58.3 62.1 59.8 57.0 59.7 57.3
Innovation 323  of 409 -2.8  61.8 64.6 61.5 62.4 61.8 61.2
Training and Development 341  of 410 -2.7  55.1 57.8 54.7 51.2 48.3 48.8
Work–Life Balance 398  of 409 -8.4  50.0 58.4 56.1 54.6 55.7 54.7
Support for Diversity 144  of 409 -0.8  64.8 65.6 61.7 61.3 65.4 64.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 329  of 408 -2.4  44.8 47.2 45.5 43.7 46.1 44.1
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)
24 ( 7.9% )

Average joined (2013-2017)

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.6%

Employees left (2017)
34 ( 11.2% )

Average left (2013-2017)


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics