Agency Report

National Endowment for the Arts

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 28 Small Agencies

  5  

2019 Engagement Score
78.8

Change from 2018
6.2 


Mission
To give Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities.
Website
https://www.arts.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 5 of 28 6.2  78.8 72.6 80.5 85.9 69.3 69.4 65.5 65.0 65.3 76.1 72.7 61.3 61.8
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 12  of 28 -1.5  58.9 60.4 70.7 69.9 60.6 51.8 53.6 53.0 50.1 62.7 58.1 48.1 50.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 12  of 28 0.3  53.9 53.6 69.0 60.0 48.0 43.6 47.4 45.7 44.2 57.1 58.1 46.0 50.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 20  of 28 -4.9  53.2 58.1 70.2 67.4 62.7 55.4 49.2 51.6 48.4 54.9 53.0 39.0 39.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 18  of 28 -10.2  45.4 55.6 69.0 60.8 50.2 39.3 46.1 42.0 34.5 57.4 49.7 34.6 33.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 7  of 28 8.3  77.9 69.6 73.4 85.2 76.3 66.6 66.5 68.2 69.5 74.7 69.1 67.2 72.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 4  of 28 1.8  84.9 83.1 91.8 90.8 79.5 79.8 79.6 78.7 78.4 79.5 81.4 79.3 49.3
Pay 7  of 28 -1.2  69.8 71.0 70.5 75.8 68.8 58.1 54.9 57.1 72.5 70.4 62.5 63.4
Strategic Management 17  of 28 -1.5  62.3 63.8 72.9 65.3 58.5 59.1 63.8 61.3 59.5 68.0 63.1 57.2 58.3
Teamwork 19  of 28 -5.9  70.5 76.4 83.7 80.1 72.3 68.3 70.9 73.5 62.6 74.4 76.2 71.7 69.9
Innovation 11  of 28 3.7  69.4 65.7 80.8 80.0 70.9 62.8 68.0 67.7 65.9 72.0
Training and Development 12  of 28 8.5  63.7 55.2 73.2 70.2 62.4 59.0 57.0 54.6 53.4 60.2 66.4 59.0 66.5
Work–Life Balance 12  of 28 2.0  67.3 65.3 78.6 78.1 67.1 68.1 71.7 64.5 67.4 77.7 76.6 72.1 68.4
Support for Diversity 20  of 28 -0.1  56.5 56.6 64.8 66.0 59.0 56.2 63.9 55.5 56.4 57.9 61.0 43.1 54.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 15  of 28 0.0  51.1 51.1 63.9 60.1 52.9 45.9 48.6 48.3 47.6 56.4 57.7 51.7 55.6
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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