Agency Report

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  372  

2018 Engagement Score
51.6

Change from 2017
-3.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Justice (Engagement Score: 62.6)
Mission
To protect society by confining offenders in the controlled environments of prisons and community-based facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient and appropriately secure, and that provide work and other self-improvement opportunities to assist offenders in becoming law-abiding citizens.
Website
http://www.bop.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 372 of 415 -3.4  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
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 390  of 408 -2.0  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 382  of 408 -0.9  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 382  of 408 -2.7  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 347  of 408 -3.0  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 403  of 408 -1.2  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 396  of 410 -1.4  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 374  of 410 2.0  53.4 51.4 51.7 53.6 53.0 49.0 51.6 60.3 66.0 61.0 69.1
Strategic Management 396  of 409 0.5  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 409 -3.2  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 392  of 409 -0.1  54.9 55.0 58.9 58.9 58.1 57.9 59.2 60.5 59.3
Training and Development 364  of 410 -0.7  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 393  of 409 -4.6  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 370  of 409 -1.3  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 388  of 408 0.7  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

Employees joined (2017)
1,161 ( 3.1% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
2,679

Workforce with less than three years of service
15.3%

Employees left (2017)
3,169 ( 8.5% )

Average left (2013-2017)
2,790


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics