Agency Report

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  246  

2018 Engagement Score
62.1

Change from 2017
7.8 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Engagement Score: 63.2)
Mission
To counter and deter weapons of mass destruction and improvised threats networks. 
Website
http://www.dtra.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 246 of 415 7.8  62.1 54.3 54.4 50.3 51.1 56.8 52.4
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 201  of 408 5.9  59.2 53.3 52.8 51.2 51.5 54.1 49.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 201  of 408 8.8  52.2 43.4 41.2 38.2 37.3 44.1 40.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 275  of 408 2.0  55.2 53.2 54.9 48.5 51.1 51.4 48.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 152  of 408 11.6  54.9 43.3 41.2 45.1 46.5 50.1 43.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 260  of 408 0.8  69.1 68.3 69.0 65.2 63.8 64.5 59.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 285  of 410 1.2  76.8 75.6 73.2 71.9 72.0 75.3 70.0
Pay 131  of 410 5.1  68.3 63.2 64.7 59.5 51.7 56.2 58.3
Strategic Management 225  of 409 7.6  59.3 51.7 50.6 47.3 49.1 53.0 50.3
Teamwork 274  of 409 2.5  68.0 65.5 61.8 58.8 60.7 62.7 60.3
Innovation 166  of 409 4.5  67.9 63.4 62.7 60.4 58.4 64.5 61.0
Training and Development 180  of 410 5.2  63.8 58.6 60.3 56.8 56.0 57.7 54.8
Work–Life Balance 212  of 409 0.9  63.7 62.8 60.2 58.6 56.5 59.8 58.0
Support for Diversity 240  of 409 2.3  60.5 58.2 58.0 54.0 55.2 54.1 52.8
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 301  of 408 4.7  46.3 41.6 41.7 38.6 39.1 41.2 39.5
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)
89 ( 6.8% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
119

Workforce with less than three years of service
13.4%

Employees left (2017)
132 ( 10.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
107


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