Agency Report

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  154  

2018 Engagement Score
67.8

Change from 2017
1.5 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Engagement Score: 70.3)
Mission
To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans and coasts; share that knowledge and information with others; and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.
Website
http://www.noaa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 154 of 415 1.5  67.8 66.3 63.9 62.0 62.1 58.5 63.6 66.2 68.4 69.8 67.8 69.8 63.1
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 223  of 408 1.7  58.0 56.3 53.5 51.7 52.1 51.0 53.1 55.0 55.0 58.2 53.3 54.6 51.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 226  of 408 0.9  51.1 50.2 46.7 44.3 45.8 44.3 47.5 49.8 50.6 53.3 51.2 51.8 47.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 189  of 408 0.6  59.8 59.2 55.6 54.5 55.2 53.7 55.3 56.1 55.1 57.2 48.5 53.8 48.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 233  of 408 2.8  48.3 45.5 41.8 40.1 40.1 39.5 42.0 46.3 46.5 50.3 44.1 43.5 42.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 231  of 408 1.3  70.1 68.8 67.6 65.7 65.7 64.6 66.0 65.7 65.7 69.0 66.1 67.6 62.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 124  of 410 2.5  80.6 78.1 78.3 76.8 76.2 76.3 78.2 79.5 79.0 82.1 80.7 81.3 79.7
Pay 137  of 410 -0.6  68.1 68.7 65.5 64.1 63.9 58.3 65.4 66.4 71.5 66.7 69.4
Strategic Management 191  of 409 4.4  60.6 56.2 52.4 50.9 51.3 48.9 54.8 57.1 57.1 62.5 59.7 60.3 63.3
Teamwork 240  of 409 0.7  69.2 68.5 64.8 64.7 65.1 64.2 65.4 64.3 64.3 75.5 71.7 73.9 69.1
Innovation 129  of 409 3.8  69.4 65.6 66.2 64.1 64.7 62.8 65.8 68.6 68.9
Training and Development 232  of 410 3.6  61.3 57.7 56.3 53.8 53.7 51.2 56.6 58.4 59.9 62.5 61.2 65.6 59.2
Work–Life Balance 295  of 409 1.5  59.7 58.2 57.7 55.7 56.7 53.7 58.9 58.7 61.2 64.8 61.3 64.1 67.4
Support for Diversity 257  of 409 0.6  59.7 59.1 53.4 52.7 53.8 53.4 55.0 56.2 56.9 60.8 59.4 62.1 64.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 176  of 408 2.4  51.4 49.0 46.2 44.0 46.0 44.1 48.6 50.8 51.9 53.7 52.7 53.6 50.6
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

Employees joined (2017)
686 ( 6.2% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
517

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.2%

Employees left (2017)
721 ( 6.5% )

Average left (2013-2017)
706


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics