Agency Report

Defense Media Activity

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  401  

2018 Engagement Score
42.8

Change from 2017
-11.9 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Engagement Score: 63.2)
Mission
To provide a broad range of high quality multimedia products and services to inform, educate and entertain DOD audiences around the world.
Website
http://www.dma.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 401 of 415 -11.9  42.8 54.7 52.4 56.6 57.7 61.9
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 349  of 408 -2.6  51.0 53.6 50.1 54.1 53.8 54.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 363  of 408 -6.2  41.6 47.8 38.3 44.1 45.0 51.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 301  of 408 -1.3  53.2 54.5 54.2 59.4 56.4 51.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 374  of 408 -3.0  35.2 38.2 37.0 42.6 44.4 48.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 219  of 408 -0.9  70.5 71.4 66.9 67.9 66.3 63.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 392  of 410 -2.7  70.5 73.2 72.2 75.9 76.9 78.5
Pay 320  of 410 -12.1  58.4 70.5 60.7 66.4 57.8 61.4
Strategic Management 402  of 409 -8.4  45.6 54.0 49.1 58.1 55.6 56.1
Teamwork 376  of 409 -0.4  62.1 62.5 59.5 63.2 65.4 66.8
Innovation 209  of 409 -0.9  66.0 66.9 64.1 63.2 62.9 64.7
Training and Development 301  of 410 -1.9  58.0 59.9 52.4 53.2 49.5 54.7
Work–Life Balance 325  of 409 -7.9  57.6 65.5 61.3 65.5 66.9 64.3
Support for Diversity 337  of 409 -8.3  55.9 64.2 60.5 61.8 62.3 57.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 347  of 408 -4.9  43.5 48.4 42.8 45.2 46.0 43.7
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)
47 ( 8.3% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
52

Workforce with less than three years of service
16.4%

Employees left (2017)
57 ( 10.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
61


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics