Agency Report

Environmental Protection Agency

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  22  

2018 Engagement Score
57.5

Change from 2017
-6.0 


Mission
To protect human health and the environment.
Website
http://www.epa.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 22 of 27 -6.0  57.5 63.5 64.4 58.5 56.7 59.3 67.6 67.9 68.8 68.2 65.5 67.8 62.9
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 22  of 25 -3.5  53.9 57.4 55.3 50.8 49.8 52.4 56.3 55.8 55.0 53.9 52.0 53.3 49.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 19  of 25 -3.7  46.9 50.6 47.9 43.7 41.3 43.5 50.3 51.3 51.6 53.5 51.5 53.2 49.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 22  of 25 -4.0  51.3 55.3 53.2 48.4 49.6 51.8 52.9 51.8 50.9 46.0 42.5 45.4 43.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 22  of 25 -7.1  38.1 45.2 45.7 39.7 38.8 43.5 49.1 48.5 47.6 44.7 43.2 43.1 40.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 11  of 25 0.3  74.5 74.2 69.6 66.7 65.2 66.0 68.0 67.2 66.3 67.2 65.7 67.5 61.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 19  of 25 -1.0  76.9 77.9 76.4 73.8 72.2 73.0 77.2 77.6 77.3 78.8 77.6 77.8 77.9
Pay 13  of 24 -2.5  64.9 67.4 64.8 61.0 60.5 53.4 64.3 68.0 73.2 70.6 70.4
Strategic Management 22  of 25 -0.1  56.9 57.0 53.3 48.4 44.2 48.1 54.7 56.7 56.3 58.6 56.2 57.0 56.2
Teamwork 14  of 25 -0.2  72.7 72.9 67.7 65.0 65.0 66.3 67.6 66.1 65.3 73.0 71.0 71.2 65.0
Innovation 11  of 25 -1.1  66.7 67.8 64.9 62.3 61.1 61.6 66.1 67.0 66.8
Training and Development 18  of 25 -1.2  59.9 61.1 57.7 54.5 51.6 51.8 58.1 60.0 60.4 62.5 60.6 62.5 57.4
Work–Life Balance 20  of 25 -2.5  58.8 61.3 59.2 56.7 55.0 56.0 60.4 61.1 62.1 64.3 63.1 64.9 66.9
Support for Diversity 18  of 26 -2.8  61.6 64.4 57.4 55.0 55.7 58.3 59.7 59.7 59.1 64.4 61.3 64.1 64.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 15  of 25 -0.7  50.4 51.1 48.1 44.1 41.7 43.2 48.3 49.3 49.6 52.4 48.7 51.6 45.7
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)
679 ( 4.9% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
459

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.8%

Employees left (2017)
1,164 ( 8.3% )

Average left (2013-2017)
975


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics