Agency Report

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  81  

2018 Engagement Score
73.4

Change from 2017
-1.5 


Parent Agency
Department of Labor (Engagement Score: 63.0)
Mission
To collect, analyze and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making.
Website
http://www.bls.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 81 of 415 -1.5  73.4 74.9 72.9 71.8 67.5 65.0 70.1 65.9 68.9 66.3 64.7 64.7 63.0
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 62  of 408 0.9  67.6 66.7 64.2 62.4 59.6 58.0 61.2 59.0 60.0 56.8 56.5 55.9 52.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 91  of 408 -1.4  58.3 59.7 56.0 53.2 49.3 48.3 52.5 50.7 52.0 50.0 50.3 49.3 46.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 61  of 408 1.2  67.3 66.1 64.7 62.0 62.1 61.3 61.1 59.6 60.6 55.6 51.5 51.1 50.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 71  of 408 0.3  61.3 61.0 58.6 57.4 52.7 52.2 56.6 52.9 54.7 50.2 50.6 49.9 46.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 61  of 408 2.6  78.7 76.1 73.8 72.2 70.4 67.2 70.1 68.9 69.1 67.4 68.0 67.5 62.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 162  of 410 0.0  79.7 79.7 77.4 75.6 74.1 72.8 75.6 74.7 74.8 72.0 73.3 71.4 72.7
Pay 185  of 410 0.9  65.2 64.3 61.9 60.6 57.8 54.6 61.4 63.1 71.6 66.9 65.1
Strategic Management 97  of 409 -0.2  65.7 65.9 64.3 63.2 60.5 59.5 62.6 61.0 63.8 62.0 63.9 63.0 65.0
Teamwork 98  of 409 -0.5  75.7 76.2 72.1 70.8 67.8 65.9 68.5 67.6 68.8 73.5 73.8 73.3 68.1
Innovation 92  of 409 1.0  70.8 69.8 67.0 63.3 62.7 61.0 62.7 63.8 64.7
Training and Development 99  of 410 0.0  68.9 68.9 68.1 66.8 63.0 59.0 67.1 62.6 64.8 59.9 65.9 65.6 63.2
Work–Life Balance 95  of 409 -1.5  69.6 71.1 70.9 71.4 69.0 66.4 71.5 66.5 70.3 66.9 75.2 74.9 76.2
Support for Diversity 67  of 409 -0.1  68.7 68.8 64.1 62.0 60.5 57.6 59.2 57.5 56.7 60.1 58.0 57.1 60.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 75  of 408 1.8  58.0 56.2 53.7 51.2 49.5 46.3 49.4 50.3 51.3 48.5 47.8 47.7 46.0
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)
128 ( 6.5% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
138

Workforce with less than three years of service
15.6%

Employees left (2017)
174 ( 8.8% )

Average left (2013-2017)
148


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics