Agency Report

Farm Service Agency

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  117  

2018 Engagement Score
70.0

Change from 2017
-4.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Agriculture (Engagement Score: 59.0)
Mission
To equitably serve all farmers, ranchers and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.
Website
http://www.fsa.usda.gov

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 117 of 415 -4.4  70.0 74.4 72.8 63.6 57.8 56.5 59.5 60.2 60.1 62.1 59.4 63.5 59.0
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 194  of 408 -2.1  59.6 61.7 60.9 54.8 51.1 52.4 52.8 50.6 48.9 48.7 47.2 49.2 46.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 186  of 408 -3.7  52.9 56.6 55.6 49.6 43.0 43.2 46.8 45.1 43.3 47.6 45.1 43.6 44.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 140  of 408 -2.3  62.0 64.3 61.9 53.6 49.9 51.8 51.5 49.3 47.7 43.6 42.4 45.1 42.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 210  of 408 -2.3  50.2 52.5 52.2 44.4 40.9 44.9 44.2 42.4 41.4 41.6 39.3 42.3 39.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 206  of 408 -1.2  71.1 72.3 71.8 68.5 66.0 64.8 65.0 62.1 59.9 59.0 58.4 60.9 56.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 70  of 410 -0.7  82.3 83.0 82.2 80.4 78.1 78.8 79.6 78.2 77.3 78.9 77.0 79.0 80.0
Pay 240  of 410 -1.2  62.2 63.4 61.3 65.8 58.4 53.3 62.5 63.6 69.9 69.7 67.7
Strategic Management 191  of 409 2.1  60.6 58.5 59.5 52.5 46.7 49.6 51.0 50.7 48.9 54.4 52.0 52.7 56.4
Teamwork 131  of 409 -1.1  73.7 74.8 73.6 69.1 66.8 67.0 67.5 65.2 63.8 71.6 69.5 67.3 62.8
Innovation 339  of 409 -0.5  61.0 61.5 61.8 57.9 53.9 53.9 56.9 53.7 53.4
Training and Development 341  of 410 -2.3  55.1 57.4 58.1 53.6 46.9 48.9 46.7 47.9 45.8 55.3 50.9 56.7 52.4
Work–Life Balance 342  of 409 -1.9  56.6 58.5 58.2 55.5 51.9 53.2 52.9 54.5 52.6 65.0 62.1 64.2 65.6
Support for Diversity 115  of 409 -2.7  66.1 68.8 67.8 64.7 61.0 60.3 62.2 58.8 56.8 63.4 59.7 61.2 63.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 310  of 408 -1.8  46.0 47.8 48.2 43.3 38.2 36.2 39.7 36.0 37.6 39.6 34.8 40.8 37.5
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)
205 ( 5.2% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
242

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.4%

Employees left (2017)
339 ( 8.6% )

Average left (2013-2017)
305


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