Agency Report

Department of Energy

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  12  

2018 Engagement Score
68.5

Change from 2017
1.9 


Mission
To ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
Website
https://energy.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 12 of 27 1.9  68.5 66.6 63.4 57.8 53.8 58.0 59.5 59.6 62.9 63.0 60.9 67.0 59.9
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 10  of 25 1.5  62.2 60.7 57.8 52.8 49.8 53.4 53.9 52.8 54.2 54.1 52.3 55.9 53.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 10  of 25 1.3  54.9 53.6 50.4 45.0 42.0 45.3 47.1 46.1 48.9 50.9 50.2 54.0 50.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 8  of 25 1.5  62.7 61.2 57.9 53.3 51.6 54.9 54.6 54.0 54.3 51.6 47.3 52.6 49.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 12  of 25 1.4  52.8 51.4 48.8 43.4 39.9 45.6 46.5 45.2 46.5 46.9 44.5 47.5 45.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 10  of 25 1.5  74.8 73.3 70.4 66.0 62.6 64.4 64.4 63.2 64.6 64.2 63.6 66.8 64.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 14  of 25 1.6  79.6 78.0 76.8 73.6 71.8 73.5 75.3 74.2 75.5 77.1 76.0 78.9 74.4
Pay 9  of 24 1.1  68.0 66.9 63.8 61.5 58.5 58.7 60.1 64.2 70.7 66.6 68.2
Strategic Management 14  of 25 3.0  61.7 58.7 57.9 52.9 49.6 53.7 55.9 55.8 57.4 58.9 56.0 61.4 58.5
Teamwork 11  of 25 0.6  73.6 73.0 70.1 66.2 63.6 65.9 66.6 64.5 65.8 72.8 71.9 74.7 68.7
Innovation 10  of 25 1.1  67.9 66.8 64.0 59.9 58.4 60.9 63.0 62.5 63.4
Training and Development 9  of 25 1.7  66.4 64.7 63.3 59.1 55.4 56.9 59.7 58.7 60.3 62.0 59.9 63.9 63.0
Work–Life Balance 12  of 25 0.2  66.7 66.5 65.0 62.2 60.6 62.3 64.1 63.0 63.3 64.7 64.2 68.3 70.7
Support for Diversity 15  of 26 0.5  63.5 63.0 58.7 54.7 53.7 56.2 57.5 57.1 58.7 63.8 60.6 65.3 68.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 10  of 25 1.6  52.2 50.6 47.3 42.1 38.7 41.8 43.9 43.9 46.0 47.0 45.5 48.6 47.5
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)
876 ( 6.1% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
894

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.2%

Employees left (2017)
1,236 ( 8.7% )

Average left (2013-2017)
1,110


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