Agency Report

Department of Justice

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 17 Large Agencies

  10  

2018 Engagement Score
62.6

Change from 2017
-1.1 


Mission
To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
Website
https://www.justice.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 10 of 17 -1.1  62.6 63.7 65.7 66.3 63.8 63.5 63.8 68.3 69.3 68.0 69.0 64.5 56.8
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 13  of 16 -0.3  54.0 54.3 54.8 55.2 53.0 53.5 52.9 57.1 55.9 54.2 53.1 52.0 44.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 12  of 16 0.4  47.5 47.1 48.0 48.8 45.9 46.1 46.3 50.9 50.7 48.7 47.1 45.5 37.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 15  of 16 -0.1  53.3 53.4 54.3 53.4 52.3 53.7 52.9 56.6 54.0 50.0 47.7 49.4 43.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 11  of 16 -2.0  46.4 48.4 49.7 49.6 46.7 48.0 47.2 51.5 51.1 50.5 48.6 48.7 38.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 14  of 16 0.9  65.1 64.2 63.7 65.0 63.0 62.7 61.9 66.1 64.3 62.8 63.3 59.7 53.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 14  of 16 0.1  76.4 76.3 77.3 77.5 75.9 76.3 77.5 78.8 79.1 79.3 80.0 77.7 75.7
Pay 12  of 16 1.2  58.5 57.3 57.1 58.2 56.7 54.7 56.8 63.7 66.5 65.1 66.8
Strategic Management 11  of 16 2.4  56.9 54.5 55.9 56.7 54.5 54.7 55.9 58.0 56.9 58.1 57.6 59.0 55.9
Teamwork 15  of 16 -0.5  64.8 65.3 64.7 66.0 64.0 64.7 63.9 65.5 64.4 71.1 70.1 70.2 64.5
Innovation 12  of 16 -0.2  61.9 62.1 62.6 62.2 60.0 60.1 61.5 63.2 62.6
Training and Development 11  of 16 0.8  60.6 59.8 60.7 61.4 58.6 57.4 60.2 63.3 62.4 62.7 62.1 60.9 52.7
Work–Life Balance 11  of 16 -1.5  60.8 62.3 64.0 64.3 62.0 60.4 61.6 62.4 61.1 63.2 62.0 60.8 58.4
Support for Diversity 14  of 16 -0.5  58.2 58.7 58.9 59.5 58.5 56.9 56.7 59.8 58.0 60.8 58.9 58.8 57.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 13  of 16 1.2  46.6 45.4 45.9 46.6 43.9 43.9 44.9 47.9 47.5 46.5 45.1 43.1 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)
4,894 ( 4.4% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
5,615

Workforce with less than three years of service
13.5%

Employees left (2017)
7,463 ( 6.7% )

Average left (2013-2017)
6,645


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics