Agency Report

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  173  

2018 Engagement Score
66.6

Change from 2017
-2.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 59.0)
Mission
To protect the public’s health by ensuring the safety of meat, poultry, and processed egg products. 
Website
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 173 of 415 -2.9  66.6 69.5 68.0 65.4 61.4 63.5 67.5 67.4 67.3 63.8 60.5 61.3 53.1
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 225  of 408 -1.0  57.8 58.8 58.4 55.1 51.8 53.7 56.8 56.6 55.1 50.1 49.8 48.3 45.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 218  of 408 -2.4  51.4 53.8 53.0 49.8 43.7 46.9 50.5 48.2 49.5 47.3 44.5 41.5 38.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 162  of 408 -0.2  60.9 61.1 59.8 57.2 55.3 55.8 56.3 58.3 56.8 46.3 47.2 48.7 47.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 232  of 408 -1.4  48.4 49.8 50.1 44.6 41.0 46.4 50.8 51.1 48.6 44.8 44.0 43.5 37.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 273  of 408 -0.4  68.8 69.2 68.7 67.2 65.0 63.3 66.1 65.3 63.4 58.6 59.4 56.4 54.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 117  of 410 -0.7  80.8 81.5 80.0 79.6 75.1 78.2 79.6 80.4 78.5 78.1 77.4 75.9 74.5
Pay 257  of 410 -0.2  61.6 61.8 60.6 58.9 58.1 53.8 61.5 61.9 68.9 62.3 66.0
Strategic Management 328  of 409 1.1  55.4 54.3 53.5 50.8 46.8 48.3 52.4 53.1 50.1 48.9 48.1 48.3 52.6
Teamwork 348  of 409 0.2  64.5 64.3 64.7 61.9 59.3 61.6 62.7 63.4 60.8 63.6 66.0 62.0 67.0
Innovation 360  of 409 -0.5  59.4 59.9 58.9 57.6 55.5 55.8 58.1 56.8 56.7
Training and Development 138  of 410 -1.2  65.8 67.0 64.6 62.6 59.0 60.3 64.1 63.7 63.4 61.7 61.2 56.3 50.5
Work–Life Balance 144  of 409 -2.7  67.0 69.7 68.3 65.8 59.9 63.7 67.7 66.4 66.6 62.5 61.2 67.8 60.9
Support for Diversity 153  of 409 -2.3  64.5 66.8 65.2 61.0 59.7 58.0 61.4 61.2 60.3 60.5 58.6 59.4 62.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 254  of 408 -1.2  48.0 49.2 47.8 45.8 41.2 42.1 45.8 44.7 42.9 42.3 40.5 39.5 41.3
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)
628 ( 6.8% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
478

Workforce with less than three years of service
19.9%

Employees left (2017)
649 ( 7.0% )

Average left (2013-2017)
573


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