Agency Report

Federal Student Aid

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  391  

2018 Engagement Score
46.9

Change from 2017
-18.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Education (Engagement Score: 47.3)
Mission
To fund America’s future, one student at a time; to ensure that all eligible individuals can benefit from federal financial assistance for education beyond high school.
Website
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/fsa/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 391 of 415 -18.3  46.9 65.2 63.0 63.4 63.3 56.3 56.0 54.8 52.8 51.5 48.3 56.1 59.5
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 369  of 408 -10.4  48.8 59.2 57.7 56.9 57.7 53.9 53.6 50.9 47.7 43.9 43.0 47.9 50.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 378  of 408 -11.8  39.4 51.2 50.2 48.5 49.1 44.6 45.5 42.1 42.4 42.7 39.4 47.4 48.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 372  of 408 -9.9  47.4 57.3 56.7 55.7 58.5 55.2 52.5 48.9 46.8 41.6 35.1 38.0 44.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 376  of 408 -16.9  35.0 51.9 51.9 51.5 51.9 46.2 45.5 44.4 40.2 31.2 34.5 40.5 43.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 288  of 408 -3.7  67.9 71.6 67.6 66.9 67.3 65.5 66.2 62.7 58.4 58.3 57.3 60.6 60.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 381  of 410 -5.1  71.8 76.9 76.6 77.2 75.4 72.8 71.4 72.8 70.7 70.6 71.7 74.2 75.7
Pay 287  of 410 -7.7  60.2 67.9 65.4 66.9 62.7 59.5 64.0 61.4 69.5 67.0 60.8
Strategic Management 391  of 409 -7.6  48.6 56.2 56.0 56.6 56.0 52.0 53.2 53.6 47.2 51.0 47.7 50.9 54.1
Teamwork 360  of 409 -6.0  63.8 69.8 67.4 68.4 66.6 62.3 65.4 63.3 59.3 69.1 65.9 67.2 69.8
Innovation 358  of 409 -5.7  59.6 65.3 64.3 66.6 66.2 61.4 61.1 61.4 58.3
Training and Development 376  of 410 -7.0  51.8 58.8 59.9 60.6 59.8 53.9 54.0 53.0 53.5 57.8 54.6 58.1 55.3
Work–Life Balance 328  of 409 -7.5  57.4 64.9 64.6 64.0 63.9 59.0 60.2 60.6 59.4 59.8 58.3 62.0 66.6
Support for Diversity 353  of 409 -8.6  54.9 63.5 60.4 59.1 61.4 56.8 57.4 55.1 49.2 55.4 50.6 50.8 57.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 391  of 408 -9.5  38.0 47.5 46.1 46.1 47.2 41.0 41.2 42.0 38.8 35.1 33.6 43.5 44.4
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)
99 ( 7.3% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
106

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.3%

Employees left (2017)
96 ( 7.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
84


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics