Agency Report

Transportation Security Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  395  

2018 Engagement Score
45.7

Change from 2017
3.8 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Engagement Score: 53.1)
Mission
To protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.
Website
http://www.tsa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 395 of 415 3.8  45.7 41.9 35.5 40.7 39.9 43.4 45.2 48.0 51.3 49.7 40.6 38.2
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 384  of 408 4.1  46.3 42.2 37.6 40.4 39.2 40.5 40.8 41.5 43.6 41.7 33.1 31.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 388  of 408 3.8  35.8 32.0 27.6 30.1 29.1 30.9 30.8 33.1 36.4 34.6 25.2 21.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 395  of 408 3.2  42.9 39.7 33.9 37.4 38.8 38.9 37.2 37.7 37.6 37.0 27.9 28.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 359  of 408 5.0  37.5 32.5 28.2 32.0 30.3 33.6 33.9 34.1 36.5 37.0 26.8 25.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 377  of 408 3.7  62.0 58.3 53.9 55.6 53.4 52.9 54.3 55.0 57.4 52.3 45.8 43.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 398  of 410 1.5  69.4 67.9 66.1 66.4 66.8 69.3 69.1 71.6 72.7 73.2 67.5 67.5
Pay 410  of 410 2.2  31.5 29.3 26.0 28.9 28.3 29.0 32.2 35.8 42.2 37.0 36.9
Strategic Management 388  of 409 5.2  49.2 44.0 40.8 42.8 42.9 44.3 43.5 46.0 46.2 47.9 44.0 41.5
Teamwork 393  of 409 1.2  59.3 58.1 54.6 55.0 54.9 54.2 53.3 54.7 54.4 63.1 58.9 64.6
Innovation 403  of 409 1.7  51.4 49.7 46.3 46.9 47.6 47.5 47.3 49.4 51.9
Training and Development 308  of 410 3.4  57.6 54.2 50.7 53.1 51.6 52.4 51.4 52.8 54.8 57.2 50.9 49.8
Work–Life Balance 387  of 409 1.4  52.3 50.9 45.1 50.3 50.2 52.7 52.7 52.1 54.3 55.5 45.0 46.8
Support for Diversity 350  of 409 4.1  55.0 50.9 47.1 48.5 48.5 47.3 47.4 49.0 49.7 52.8 44.4 45.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 405  of 408 3.2  33.3 30.1 25.4 26.2 26.9 27.7 28.4 29.2 32.6 31.2 26.9 21.8
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)
3,145 ( 6.1% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
1,469

Workforce with less than three years of service
21.7%

Employees left (2017)
5,370 ( 10.4% )

Average left (2013-2017)
4,768


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