Agency Report

Wage and Hour Division

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  221  

2018 Engagement Score
63.8

Change from 2017
-2.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Labor (Engagement Score: 63.0)
Mission
To promote and achieve compliance with labor standards to protect and enhance the welfare of the nation's workforce.
Website
http://www.dol.gov/whd/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 221 of 415 -2.3  63.8 66.1 65.1 63.3 56.5 60.4 64.4 66.8
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 267  of 408 -2.1  55.7 57.8 56.4 52.8 47.1 52.0 54.8 57.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 258  of 408 -2.4  49.7 52.1 50.7 46.5 38.9 47.6 48.2 50.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 247  of 408 -0.5  56.7 57.2 55.0 51.8 47.8 50.1 53.2 57.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 213  of 408 -2.0  49.9 51.9 52.0 47.6 40.1 47.4 52.4 53.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 363  of 408 -2.8  64.0 66.8 64.2 61.6 57.8 59.9 61.3 63.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 103  of 410 0.3  81.1 80.8 80.3 79.3 76.1 77.1 80.5 81.9
Pay 179  of 410 -0.4  65.5 65.9 64.8 59.8 59.5 55.9 60.6 66.4
Strategic Management 178  of 409 0.8  61.1 60.3 59.6 57.4 54.1 60.7 64.6 65.6
Teamwork 193  of 409 0.4  71.0 70.6 69.2 67.1 62.3 65.0 66.7 67.7
Innovation 331  of 409 -0.6  61.3 61.9 59.4 56.8 52.3 55.4 57.3 57.6
Training and Development 320  of 410 -2.6  56.7 59.3 57.4 53.2 46.6 56.3 57.9 58.4
Work–Life Balance 291  of 409 -4.6  59.9 64.5 61.1 60.0 55.0 60.5 62.1 59.6
Support for Diversity 261  of 409 -3.0  59.6 62.6 59.2 57.2 53.3 56.6 60.2 60.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 297  of 408 -1.5  46.4 47.9 45.8 42.7 39.0 42.1 44.7 46.9
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)
52 ( 3.1% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
100

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.9%

Employees left (2017)
142 ( 8.5% )

Average left (2013-2017)
129


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics