Agency Report

Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  147  

2018 Engagement Score
68.1

Change from 2017
1.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Justice (Engagement Score: 62.6)
Mission
To protect the public from crimes involving firearms, explosives, arson, and the diversion of alcohol and tobacco products; regulates lawful commerce in firearms and explosives; and provides worldwide support to law enforcement, public safety, and industry partners.
Website
https://www.atf.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 147 of 415 1.3  68.1 66.8 62.7 63.3 59.1 60.4 59.1 64.9 71.9 74.0 74.0 75.0 71.7
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 264  of 408 2.5  55.8 53.3 50.7 50.2 49.4 49.3 46.0 52.8 55.8 56.1 57.4 57.2 56.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 235  of 408 0.7  50.8 50.1 46.2 45.5 45.4 43.0 42.8 51.6 54.8 55.8 56.4 54.2 51.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 268  of 408 3.4  55.5 52.1 49.1 47.3 47.9 48.9 44.2 51.3 54.2 49.3 52.1 52.4 50.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 287  of 408 3.4  44.5 41.1 39.0 36.7 34.5 36.3 31.9 40.5 45.4 50.6 48.2 49.5 48.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 239  of 408 2.3  69.9 67.6 65.3 67.6 67.0 65.8 62.6 66.4 67.4 65.0 69.6 68.9 68.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 162  of 410 -0.2  79.7 79.9 76.3 77.1 75.8 76.2 78.6 80.0 80.3 82.4 83.6 82.6 84.8
Pay 28  of 410 3.2  77.1 73.9 70.4 75.2 70.8 70.7 71.8 75.2 79.6 77.7 77.8
Strategic Management 230  of 409 2.8  59.1 56.3 54.9 52.7 48.3 48.9 48.6 53.9 56.0 63.1 62.5 63.1 66.5
Teamwork 251  of 409 -1.0  68.7 69.7 65.2 65.2 64.3 65.2 62.8 66.2 67.8 75.3 76.4 76.4 72.7
Innovation 302  of 409 0.8  62.8 62.0 59.3 58.1 55.8 55.8 55.6 61.4 61.6
Training and Development 213  of 410 3.1  62.3 59.2 56.6 59.1 54.1 53.1 55.1 58.2 60.5 63.7 64.5 69.9 68.1
Work–Life Balance 190  of 409 0.6  64.8 64.2 61.9 63.2 60.0 57.6 59.9 61.2 63.8 68.1 67.0 67.9 68.1
Support for Diversity 294  of 409 2.2  58.3 56.1 54.2 53.8 53.4 51.8 49.9 54.4 57.2 63.1 64.5 62.6 65.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 228  of 408 0.8  49.0 48.2 44.3 43.3 42.6 41.4 39.8 46.4 48.6 48.2 47.7 49.1 50.4
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)
125 ( 2.8% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
141

Workforce with less than three years of service
4.9%

Employees left (2017)
282 ( 6.3% )

Average left (2013-2017)
237


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics