Agency Report

Department of Labor

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  19  

2018 Engagement Score
63.0

Change from 2017
-3.2 


Mission
To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights. 
Website
https://www.dol.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 19 of 27 -3.2  63.0 66.2 65.7 63.1 58.7 55.6 57.4 60.0 62.3 63.2 61.9 61.4 60.1
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 17  of 25 -1.7  57.0 58.7 58.2 55.4 51.7 50.0 50.7 52.2 52.4 51.8 52.0 50.6 48.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 17  of 25 -2.7  49.6 52.3 51.1 47.9 43.6 41.6 42.7 45.0 45.8 48.5 47.2 45.3 43.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 15  of 25 0.0  57.7 57.7 56.3 53.0 50.9 50.5 51.0 51.5 50.6 46.4 46.5 45.3 45.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 15  of 25 -2.8  48.8 51.6 52.4 49.9 45.1 43.7 44.8 46.3 46.8 46.2 46.5 46.1 43.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 23  of 25 -0.8  68.7 69.5 68.5 65.8 62.9 60.2 60.4 62.2 62.2 61.7 62.7 60.4 58.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 17  of 25 -0.8  78.3 79.1 77.9 76.3 74.8 73.5 75.9 76.6 76.5 78.0 77.9 76.6 77.8
Pay 15  of 24 -0.4  64.0 64.4 62.4 60.3 57.8 51.5 55.5 59.9 68.2 66.3 66.4
Strategic Management 16  of 25 0.7  60.6 59.9 59.8 57.3 54.9 54.6 56.4 57.0 57.2 59.5 58.7 59.5 61.1
Teamwork 19  of 25 -0.4  70.5 70.9 69.4 67.5 64.7 63.2 64.4 64.8 65.8 71.2 71.5 70.6 68.3
Innovation 22  of 25 -0.5  62.2 62.7 62.1 59.3 56.3 54.6 56.8 57.2 58.3
Training and Development 21  of 25 -2.0  57.7 59.7 59.5 56.0 50.9 49.5 52.7 51.9 52.9 54.9 55.8 56.4 55.1
Work–Life Balance 18  of 25 -2.1  61.4 63.5 63.4 61.1 58.3 57.7 59.0 56.7 58.3 60.9 61.9 63.6 64.0
Support for Diversity 20  of 26 -1.7  60.6 62.3 60.3 56.7 54.7 52.7 53.4 55.0 53.6 57.6 56.7 55.9 58.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 21  of 25 -0.7  48.2 48.9 47.8 45.0 42.4 39.3 41.4 43.2 45.4 46.1 46.2 43.1 41.9
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)
567 ( 3.9% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
854

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.4%

Employees left (2017)
1,221 ( 8.5% )

Average left (2013-2017)
1,185


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics