Agency Report

Department of Commerce

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 17 Large Agencies

  3  

2018 Engagement Score
70.3

Change from 2017
1.1 


Mission
To promote job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and secure trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development
Website
http://www.commerce.gov
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 3 of 17 1.1  70.3 69.2 67.9 66.2 68.7 67.6 67.9 67.5 68.3 66.5 63.5 64.0 62.4
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 4  of 16 0.7  60.3 59.6 57.7 56.6 58.4 59.1 58.6 57.5 56.8 56.6 53.1 52.0 50.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 5  of 16 0.6  53.0 52.4 51.0 49.0 51.9 51.5 51.7 50.8 51.3 51.8 50.0 47.9 46.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 5  of 16 0.2  60.6 60.4 57.1 56.9 57.9 58.3 57.6 56.2 54.7 52.2 45.9 47.7 46.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 5  of 16 1.5  51.6 50.1 48.7 47.6 50.4 52.4 51.9 51.5 50.4 50.0 45.3 42.7 42.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 3  of 16 0.3  72.6 72.3 70.4 69.3 69.9 70.0 69.2 67.5 67.0 67.7 66.0 65.5 62.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 3  of 16 1.1  79.9 78.8 78.3 77.0 78.3 78.5 77.8 78.3 77.9 78.6 77.4 78.1 77.8
Pay 3  of 16 -0.2  64.3 64.5 62.5 60.9 63.0 58.9 62.9 63.7 68.7 64.3 61.9
Strategic Management 3  of 16 3.1  62.7 59.6 58.2 57.6 58.9 58.6 60.2 60.2 59.5 62.3 60.0 59.9 62.6
Teamwork 7  of 16 0.3  70.0 69.7 67.3 66.8 68.2 68.9 68.3 65.8 65.6 73.2 71.2 71.2 68.4
Innovation 9  of 16 0.9  65.2 64.3 63.5 62.4 63.9 63.5 64.5 65.1 64.4
Training and Development 4  of 16 0.5  65.3 64.8 63.2 62.0 63.1 61.6 62.6 61.9 62.0 62.6 61.3 62.0 60.2
Work–Life Balance 6  of 16 0.5  63.4 62.9 63.0 61.7 64.6 62.6 64.2 62.6 63.3 64.5 63.0 63.4 66.6
Support for Diversity 4  of 16 -0.8  63.4 64.2 60.0 59.7 61.4 61.8 61.3 59.9 59.1 63.1 60.7 61.3 65.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 4  of 16 1.2  54.2 53.0 51.2 49.9 52.2 51.2 52.7 52.7 52.6 52.4 50.5 51.5 49.0
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)
1,612 ( 4.5% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
1,988

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.0%

Employees left (2017)
2,115 ( 5.9% )

Average left (2013-2017)
2,071


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics