Agency Report

Departmental Management

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  341  

2019 Engagement Score
55.6

Change from 2018
2.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 56.5)
Mission
To provide management leadership to ensure that USDA administrative programs, policies, advice and counsel meet the needs of USDA program organizations, consistent with laws and mandates; and provide safe and efficient facilities and services to customers.
Website
https://www.dm.usda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 341 of 420 2.9  55.6 52.7 70.1 63.5 60.9 54.5 56.8 59.4 53.0 49.9 58.8 46.5 50.6 40.8
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 303  of 413 1.6  54.4 52.8 63.7 60.4 56.4 51.6 50.1 54.7 52.5 47.6 55.2 46.1 48.1 38.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 306  of 413 4.0  47.2 43.2 57.7 53.7 49.4 43.1 42.8 51.2 49.3 43.7 57.3 44.9 49.5 37.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 324  of 413 2.5  52.7 50.2 61.8 56.9 55.4 52.5 48.2 50.5 49.8 46.3 56.0 37.8 36.7 36.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 285  of 413 2.8  45.2 42.4 56.0 53.8 47.4 45.1 45.3 47.7 44.8 39.2 44.9 40.1 39.6 29.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 287  of 413 -1.2  68.1 69.3 75.5 72.1 69.6 61.8 59.4 65.4 63.1 58.8 64.1 56.8 61.5 49.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 349  of 415 0.4  75.1 74.7 79.9 77.8 75.0 73.6 74.6 76.3 72.9 77.0 82.3 75.7 78.1 73.1
Pay 254  of 415 2.7  62.2 59.5 69.3 66.7 58.9 63.7 52.1 60.1 63.0 59.8 62.3 57.7
Strategic Management 319  of 414 -0.1  55.9 56.0 59.1 59.9 54.2 53.2 51.0 52.2 52.3 49.5 54.7 51.2 50.7 49.3
Teamwork 294  of 414 1.6  67.7 66.1 72.2 69.5 66.2 61.6 60.5 62.6 60.8 55.7 72.9 62.5 68.0 52.3
Innovation 284  of 414 2.2  64.4 62.2 71.3 68.1 64.5 61.1 62.4 65.4 66.6 61.8
Training and Development 366  of 415 1.1  54.2 53.1 61.3 60.1 56.8 50.3 48.1 54.3 53.6 54.2 66.2 54.3 63.5 46.0
Work–Life Balance 295  of 414 4.1  60.1 56.0 64.7 61.7 58.4 60.6 55.5 56.3 55.5 53.7 62.6 58.3 65.4 60.6
Support for Diversity 307  of 414 -0.9  57.1 58.0 69.1 67.1 63.0 56.8 56.2 63.0 60.6 52.1 61.7 56.4 57.4 52.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 332  of 413 1.4  44.9 43.5 55.0 52.4 49.0 44.2 41.0 46.1 48.6 45.5 48.5 42.8 42.3 33.8
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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