Agency Report

Wage and Hour Division

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  170  

2019 Engagement Score
66.2

Change from 2018
2.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Labor (Engagement Score: 61.8)
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
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 170 of 420 2.4  66.2 63.8 66.1 65.1 63.3 56.5 60.4 64.4 66.8
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 192  of 413 3.4  59.1 55.7 57.8 56.4 52.8 47.1 52.0 54.8 57.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 195  of 413 2.7  52.4 49.7 52.1 50.7 46.5 38.9 47.6 48.2 50.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 213  of 413 2.6  59.3 56.7 57.2 55.0 51.8 47.8 50.1 53.2 57.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 191  of 413 1.4  51.3 49.9 51.9 52.0 47.6 40.1 47.4 52.4 53.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 236  of 413 6.3  70.3 64.0 66.8 64.2 61.6 57.8 59.9 61.3 63.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 95  of 415 0.6  81.7 81.1 80.8 80.3 79.3 76.1 77.1 80.5 81.9
Pay 157  of 415 1.5  67.0 65.5 65.9 64.8 59.8 59.5 55.9 60.6 66.4
Strategic Management 172  of 414 0.9  62.0 61.1 60.3 59.6 57.4 54.1 60.7 64.6 65.6
Teamwork 145  of 414 2.7  73.7 71.0 70.6 69.2 67.1 62.3 65.0 66.7 67.7
Innovation 319  of 414 1.3  62.6 61.3 61.9 59.4 56.8 52.3 55.4 57.3 57.6
Training and Development 261  of 415 3.7  60.4 56.7 59.3 57.4 53.2 46.6 56.3 57.9 58.4
Work–Life Balance 283  of 414 1.0  60.9 59.9 64.5 61.1 60.0 55.0 60.5 62.1 59.6
Support for Diversity 159  of 414 3.8  63.4 59.6 62.6 59.2 57.2 53.3 56.6 60.2 60.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 271  of 413 1.8  48.2 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


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics