Agency Report

Office of the Secretary

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  359  

2019 Engagement Score
53.0

Change from 2018
6.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Engagement Score: 52.3)
Mission
To oversee DHS efforts to counter terrorism and enhance security, secure and manage our borders while facilitating trade and travel, enforce and administer our immigration laws, safeguard and secure cyberspace, build resilience to disasters and provide essential support for national and economic security.
Website
http://www.dhs.gov/office-secretary

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 359 of 420 6.9  53.0 46.1 53.4 54.8 49.5 41.9 47.2 53.3
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 319  of 413 5.1  53.8 48.7 54.7 56.1 53.0 46.7 50.2 53.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 300  of 413 7.3  47.4 40.1 46.1 45.3 43.4 35.5 40.1 42.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 312  of 413 8.1  53.6 45.5 51.2 54.2 49.0 44.8 53.6 50.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 308  of 413 2.9  43.2 40.3 48.3 49.6 46.6 36.1 39.2 46.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 301  of 413 4.6  67.7 63.1 67.1 69.1 66.1 63.9 64.6 66.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 375  of 415 5.4  73.5 68.1 73.7 74.9 70.6 68.5 71.0 73.7
Pay 195  of 415 0.3  65.1 64.8 68.5 70.8 64.3 56.8 51.2 58.5
Strategic Management 336  of 414 2.0  54.8 52.8 55.9 54.7 50.1 47.4 52.6 53.1
Teamwork 215  of 414 6.5  71.1 64.6 69.2 68.8 67.3 62.2 63.1 65.1
Innovation 244  of 414 6.5  65.7 59.2 64.4 62.9 61.8 57.7 63.2 63.7
Training and Development 346  of 415 7.9  55.8 47.9 56.3 56.4 53.5 47.0 46.0 51.2
Work–Life Balance 369  of 414 2.3  54.5 52.2 61.1 58.9 55.2 54.9 55.9 55.3
Support for Diversity 254  of 414 5.1  59.8 54.7 59.1 59.0 56.9 54.1 53.4 55.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 250  of 413 6.0  49.1 43.1 47.9 50.0 46.6 40.8 42.8 44.1
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)