Agency Report

Office of Special Counsel

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 29 Small Agencies

  14  

2018 Engagement Score
66.1

Change from 2017
-7.4 


Mission
To safeguard the merit system by protecting federal employees and applicants from prohibited personnel practices, especially reprisal for whistleblowing.
Website
http://www.osc.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 14 of 29 -7.4  66.1 73.5 66.7 58.7 60.1 67.7 72.4
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 9  of 28 -5.5  62.0 67.5 62.9 50.8 53.9 60.5 65.2 47.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 16  of 28 -9.3  50.4 59.7 55.6 45.8 46.6 52.6 52.5 38.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 19  of 28 -4.5  54.3 58.8 52.0 41.5 47.7 50.0 66.7 41.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 6  of 28 -4.6  60.7 65.3 54.7 40.3 42.7 52.2 54.8 35.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 12  of 28 -5.1  72.9 78.0 80.1 68.6 71.7 78.0 81.2 68.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 18  of 28 -3.0  77.7 80.7 80.3 72.1 75.8 79.1 81.0
Pay 22  of 28 -7.3  53.5 60.8 59.5 48.6 60.8 46.9 62.4
Strategic Management 7  of 28 -4.3  69.1 73.4 72.2 58.7 60.4 64.6 65.7
Teamwork 5  of 28 -4.8  78.2 83.0 82.9 73.4 76.2 73.8 77.8
Innovation 15  of 28 -7.8  64.4 72.2 66.5 61.3 60.8 68.4 68.3
Training and Development 20  of 28 -5.6  56.9 62.5 65.7 55.7 57.9 62.3 65.5
Work–Life Balance 28  of 28 -12.5  50.6 63.1 65.0 57.9 58.1 61.3 62.7
Support for Diversity 10  of 28 -6.2  64.0 70.2 65.3 59.3 55.5 57.1 62.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 10  of 28 -8.1  53.2 61.3 56.2 46.2 43.6 49.2 59.7
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)
9 ( 7.3% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
14

Workforce with less than three years of service
17.9%

Employees left (2017)
10 ( 8.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
11


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics