Agency Report

Missile Defense Agency

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  291  

2019 Engagement Score
59.3

Change from 2018
-2.1 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Engagement Score: 62.8)
Mission
To develop and deploy a layered Missile Defense System to defend the United States, its deployed forces, allies, and friends from hypersonic and ballistic missile attacks of all ranges and in all phases of flight.
Website
http://www.mda.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 291 of 420 -2.1  59.3 61.4 58.0 61.8 56.3 57.8 55.3 51.7 51.4 49.5
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 208  of 413 -2.6  58.3 60.9 56.8 58.2 56.8 56.7 58.0 54.5 57.2 52.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 319  of 413 -1.9  46.0 47.9 45.0 44.5 45.4 43.9 42.8 40.7 43.0 43.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 186  of 413 -2.4  60.4 62.8 57.8 57.5 57.4 56.6 65.1 57.0 60.5 57.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 170  of 413 -2.5  53.0 55.5 51.0 52.8 51.7 50.5 50.9 47.1 49.2 44.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 276  of 413 -3.3  68.5 71.8 68.0 70.8 67.3 69.3 69.1 67.5 70.5 63.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 335  of 415 -0.2  75.6 75.8 75.3 73.1 74.7 72.9 71.4 71.0 72.7 69.8
Pay 258  of 415 -4.8  62.1 66.9 63.6 60.3 67.7 65.1 61.7 65.4 74.6 75.4
Strategic Management 237  of 414 -1.7  59.3 61.0 58.7 60.6 58.3 58.7 60.6 59.2 58.4 55.1
Teamwork 265  of 414 -2.5  69.3 71.8 70.6 70.7 69.7 67.9 69.4 67.0 68.9 65.3
Innovation 253  of 414 0.0  65.4 65.4 62.9 63.0 63.4 61.4 62.5 59.5 63.7 62.2
Training and Development 172  of 415 -1.2  65.4 66.6 65.6 66.5 66.4 64.9 63.7 67.5 69.5 62.0
Work–Life Balance 219  of 414 0.4  63.7 63.3 64.3 63.7 62.1 65.5 65.5 60.5 56.9 52.6
Support for Diversity 166  of 414 -3.1  63.1 66.2 63.8 64.6 62.8 64.0 62.8 61.7 65.7 61.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 244  of 413 0.0  49.5 49.5 44.8 45.7 43.7 44.2 45.2 43.2 48.7 47.9
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


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics