Agency Report

Food Nutrition and Consumer Services

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  265  

2018 Engagement Score
60.5

Change from 2017
-8.6 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 59.0)
Mission
To increase food security and reduce hunger by providing children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet and nutrition education in a way that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence.
Website
http://www.fns.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 265 of 415 -8.6  60.5 69.1 62.6 60.7 60.1 70.6 64.4 64.3 65.8 58.2 57.8 59.1 56.8
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 262  of 408 -5.5  55.9 61.4 55.7 51.5 52.4 58.0 53.2 54.3 54.4 48.1 47.9 47.9 47.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 311  of 408 -8.3  46.1 54.4 47.0 43.7 43.4 51.3 46.2 45.7 49.2 47.0 44.0 45.8 41.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 281  of 408 -1.2  54.3 55.5 49.7 45.7 44.6 56.4 49.1 50.7 48.3 40.2 39.0 40.2 40.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 272  of 408 -10.7  45.6 56.3 47.6 44.1 46.2 51.6 46.3 49.3 47.6 39.6 41.0 38.4 38.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 182  of 408 -1.0  71.9 72.9 71.1 65.8 67.0 68.4 65.6 65.3 66.9 61.2 61.3 62.4 61.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 281  of 410 -2.1  77.0 79.1 78.9 75.5 78.9 80.2 78.5 78.9 79.2 76.1 73.8 76.4 75.8
Pay 173  of 410 -4.4  65.9 70.3 63.2 57.8 56.6 57.5 58.0 59.5 67.9 67.6 65.7
Strategic Management 230  of 409 -3.1  59.1 62.2 60.8 54.3 55.0 57.7 56.6 57.7 58.8 53.6 51.3 54.0 59.7
Teamwork 231  of 409 -2.2  69.6 71.8 67.7 63.4 65.0 68.2 65.4 65.6 66.2 68.7 65.7 67.7 65.9
Innovation 193  of 409 -3.0  66.7 69.7 66.7 65.5 64.9 68.1 64.7 65.2 66.2
Training and Development 308  of 410 -2.1  57.6 59.7 55.7 55.3 54.9 56.1 54.8 54.6 56.1 54.0 54.4 54.3 54.2
Work–Life Balance 228  of 409 -4.7  62.8 67.5 63.1 59.5 56.4 63.0 61.7 62.3 62.2 60.8 61.1 61.7 66.0
Support for Diversity 97  of 409 -3.8  66.8 70.6 63.7 63.1 62.8 67.9 60.9 60.8 60.3 61.2 59.1 62.7 60.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 239  of 408 -6.0  48.5 54.5 51.1 46.3 46.9 49.3 47.6 47.9 48.9 47.5 44.9 44.0 44.7
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)
80 ( 5.2% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
138

Workforce with less than three years of service
14.6%

Employees left (2017)
121 ( 7.9% )

Average left (2013-2017)
108


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics