Agency Report

Food and Drug Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  74  

2019 Engagement Score
74.6

Change from 2018
-0.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Engagement Score: 71.4)
Mission
To rigorously assure the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products and medical devices, and the safety and security of our nation's food supply, cosmetics and products that emit radiation.
Website
http://www.fda.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 74 of 420 -0.2  74.6 74.8 73.4 70.4 66.3 65.7 66.0 69.5 66.9 67.6 65.5 64.5 64.4 64.5
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 95  of 413 1.0  65.4 64.4 61.8 59.5 55.4 54.8 55.7 56.9 56.0 55.5 52.5 52.6 52.1 50.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 95  of 413 0.4  58.6 58.2 56.4 53.6 49.2 48.8 48.8 50.6 51.0 50.8 49.5 48.6 47.6 47.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 163  of 413 0.9  61.6 60.7 58.1 55.3 52.2 50.8 52.0 50.6 51.3 51.4 46.4 42.8 43.5 44.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 94  of 413 1.4  60.4 59.0 55.4 52.9 48.9 48.5 50.1 52.0 51.7 49.8 46.9 46.8 47.9 45.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 109  of 413 0.9  75.6 74.7 72.8 71.3 66.7 66.0 66.5 68.1 65.1 65.7 62.6 65.3 63.0 59.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 78  of 415 0.5  82.6 82.1 80.9 79.4 77.6 77.1 77.2 78.4 78.4 78.6 77.9 77.6 76.9 79.3
Pay 247  of 415 -0.2  62.6 62.8 62.3 59.5 55.7 56.5 56.3 59.8 58.1 63.4 60.8 62.0
Strategic Management 79  of 414 0.1  67.2 67.1 64.0 62.3 59.0 59.0 59.2 61.0 60.1 60.0 58.8 57.5 59.3 63.0
Teamwork 94  of 414 0.5  76.3 75.8 73.7 71.6 68.9 68.5 68.2 69.1 68.3 66.6 71.8 72.4 69.6 69.2
Innovation 119  of 414 0.5  70.2 69.7 68.4 66.0 63.4 62.4 61.8 63.6 63.0 63.1
Training and Development 104  of 415 0.6  69.9 69.3 67.8 65.6 62.6 61.5 60.4 62.5 60.7 62.0 61.0 61.6 62.5 60.2
Work–Life Balance 108  of 414 0.3  69.3 69.0 68.0 66.5 64.0 63.2 63.0 64.9 61.9 62.4 62.0 61.2 63.4 67.7
Support for Diversity 89  of 414 1.4  68.0 66.6 65.5 61.6 58.4 58.2 58.8 59.1 58.9 58.5 62.4 61.6 58.9 63.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 101  of 413 0.8  56.6 55.8 53.5 49.8 46.3 45.8 45.2 47.6 46.4 46.4 46.7 50.0 48.4 47.4
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


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