Agency Report

Department of Education

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  27  

2018 Engagement Score
47.3

Change from 2017
-12.4 


Mission
To promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
Website
https://www.ed.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 27 of 27 -12.4  47.3 59.7 59.8 61.3 58.8 57.6 56.8 57.8 57.3 56.4 52.1 54.0 53.8
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 23  of 25 -5.6  50.4 56.0 56.4 56.7 55.3 55.3 53.6 52.8 51.4 48.8 45.6 46.9 46.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 25  of 25 -7.6  39.1 46.7 46.6 46.7 45.7 44.3 43.2 43.0 42.9 44.7 41.5 42.3 42.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 24  of 25 -5.5  48.2 53.7 53.9 52.9 53.1 53.1 50.2 48.3 48.6 41.9 37.1 38.5 41.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 24  of 25 -10.0  35.8 45.8 49.2 50.2 48.6 49.2 47.6 48.3 46.9 40.2 37.8 38.7 39.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 15  of 25 -0.3  71.8 72.1 69.7 70.2 67.9 67.9 66.3 64.4 61.7 63.0 59.7 61.6 58.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 25  of 25 -2.2  73.4 75.6 76.0 76.1 74.7 73.4 73.4 73.8 73.0 74.6 73.1 73.0 74.4
Pay 20  of 24 -5.1  60.4 65.5 63.7 64.9 62.0 59.0 61.2 64.4 70.0 67.1 64.5
Strategic Management 24  of 25 -1.7  53.7 55.4 57.0 57.5 54.8 54.7 54.3 57.1 52.3 57.1 52.3 53.3 53.6
Teamwork 21  of 25 -3.4  68.2 71.6 69.4 69.8 68.9 67.3 66.7 65.7 62.0 71.0 67.3 67.4 66.0
Innovation 24  of 25 -3.3  59.7 63.0 62.6 63.5 62.6 61.1 59.0 59.7 58.8
Training and Development 23  of 25 -3.1  55.0 58.1 58.9 60.7 58.4 57.4 55.5 56.0 54.4 58.2 55.6 56.7 56.2
Work–Life Balance 22  of 25 -2.8  57.3 60.1 60.5 61.9 61.6 60.5 59.2 61.7 60.6 65.2 62.3 64.5 64.5
Support for Diversity 24  of 26 -4.6  58.1 62.7 60.7 60.2 59.0 58.7 56.3 55.5 52.5 56.3 51.7 52.4 57.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 24  of 25 -3.8  42.2 46.0 45.7 46.7 45.6 42.9 42.0 43.4 42.3 41.4 38.4 43.4 39.0
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)
186 ( 4.8% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
265

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.3%

Employees left (2017)
350 ( 9.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
301


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics