Agency Report

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  355  

2019 Engagement Score
53.8

Change from 2018
2.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Justice (Engagement Score: 61.4)
Mission
To protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure, and provide reentry programming to ensure their successful return to the community.
Website
http://www.bop.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 355 of 420 2.2  53.8 51.6 55.0 60.1 61.5 61.0 59.5 60.3 64.0 65.1 59.6 65.2 60.6 61.4
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 377  of 413 2.1  47.5 45.4 47.4 49.8 50.9 50.9 49.7 49.3 53.2 51.3 48.3 50.0 48.7 47.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 372  of 413 2.1  39.9 37.8 38.7 42.5 44.2 44.1 42.9 43.1 46.2 45.4 44.0 43.1 43.7 39.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 365  of 413 2.5  48.6 46.1 48.8 51.8 51.5 51.0 50.7 49.9 53.2 50.0 45.6 44.9 44.8 43.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 317  of 413 3.3  42.2 38.9 41.9 44.9 46.2 46.2 45.2 45.2 49.1 47.5 45.6 47.7 46.0 43.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 401  of 413 0.6  56.0 55.4 56.6 57.4 58.5 59.1 57.1 56.3 60.7 58.7 54.6 58.4 56.0 56.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 395  of 415 1.3  70.9 69.6 71.0 73.9 74.1 73.9 73.1 74.1 75.1 74.4 73.5 76.4 74.1 77.7
Pay 368  of 415 0.7  54.1 53.4 51.4 51.7 53.6 53.0 49.0 51.6 60.3 66.0 61.0 69.1
Strategic Management 387  of 414 1.5  49.2 47.7 47.2 50.8 52.8 52.7 51.5 52.2 52.9 51.5 52.7 55.3 54.8 60.1
Teamwork 408  of 414 1.9  55.0 53.1 56.3 57.1 58.6 58.2 57.6 57.0 58.5 56.3 63.9 66.1 67.2 65.4
Innovation 391  of 414 1.5  56.4 54.9 55.0 58.9 58.9 58.1 57.9 59.2 60.5 59.3
Training and Development 348  of 415 2.5  55.7 53.2 53.9 57.0 58.8 58.7 56.2 58.2 60.1 58.5 56.8 60.5 59.0 59.6
Work–Life Balance 379  of 414 2.3  53.4 51.1 55.7 61.0 61.3 59.4 56.7 57.4 58.0 56.5 54.4 57.7 54.3 59.8
Support for Diversity 362  of 414 0.6  54.6 54.0 55.3 57.8 58.8 59.4 57.1 56.5 59.2 57.9 60.4 61.0 60.2 63.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 372  of 413 2.5  41.0 38.5 37.8 41.5 42.3 40.7 40.0 40.9 44.2 41.7 40.3 40.4 36.5 42.4
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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