Agency Report

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  85  

2019 Engagement Score
73.4

Change from 2018
-2.8 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Engagement Score: 69.6)
Mission
To advise the president of the United States, the secretary of commerce, and U.S. government agencies on intellectual property (IP) policy, protection, and enforcement; and promotes the stronger and more effective IP protection around the world. 
Website
http://www.uspto.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 85 of 420 -2.8  73.4 76.2 74.0 78.5 77.7 85.6 84.4 80.3 74.1 69.6 64.3 57.2 56.8 63.0
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 118  of 413 -0.7  63.7 64.4 63.5 66.3 65.6 72.2 72.6 68.8 62.3 58.2 55.5 51.1 46.8 47.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 173  of 413 -3.3  53.9 57.2 55.9 60.2 59.7 67.7 66.5 62.6 54.3 51.6 48.8 45.1 38.9 40.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 127  of 413 -0.8  62.9 63.7 63.4 64.2 64.2 68.7 69.5 63.5 58.9 54.2 49.6 41.6 42.5 44.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 145  of 413 -0.2  55.0 55.2 53.7 58.9 57.7 67.9 69.5 66.7 59.1 52.9 49.8 43.3 37.7 40.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 77  of 413 0.0  77.7 77.7 77.1 77.7 77.1 80.5 80.4 76.8 71.1 68.7 67.5 66.7 61.9 60.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 195  of 415 -0.7  79.3 80.0 79.5 81.0 80.3 84.1 84.5 81.8 80.1 77.3 76.1 74.3 75.1 77.4
Pay 166  of 415 0.3  66.6 66.3 65.0 69.3 67.0 74.5 71.2 69.6 66.1 69.2 65.0 51.3
Strategic Management 66  of 414 0.4  68.5 68.1 65.1 68.3 68.8 74.3 74.3 71.8 66.5 61.7 64.6 60.5 60.9 65.9
Teamwork 194  of 414 0.3  71.8 71.5 71.3 71.8 71.1 77.2 77.8 73.8 66.5 65.3 69.3 69.5 65.6 66.2
Innovation 375  of 414 -1.0  58.2 59.2 58.8 61.1 61.3 66.0 66.5 61.7 57.1 54.6
Training and Development 65  of 415 1.4  73.5 72.1 71.6 73.5 72.9 78.4 77.6 73.0 67.7 62.7 62.5 58.0 54.9 60.5
Work–Life Balance 163  of 414 0.1  66.5 66.4 65.8 69.8 68.9 77.5 75.4 72.3 65.4 62.8 61.0 59.8 56.6 61.5
Support for Diversity 90  of 414 -0.4  67.8 68.2 69.7 69.6 68.6 73.8 74.9 71.4 65.0 59.6 63.9 60.1 62.4 67.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 59  of 413 -1.2  59.8 61.0 59.8 62.6 62.5 69.3 68.5 65.1 58.4 53.9 53.8 47.1 49.9 46.8
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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