Agency Report

Science and Technology Directorate

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  352  

2018 Engagement Score
53.8

Change from 2017
-2.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Engagement Score: 53.1)
Mission
To enable effective, efficient, and secure operations across all homeland security missions by applying scientific, engineering, analytic, and innovative approaches to deliver timely solutions and support departmental acquisitions.
Website
https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 352 of 415 -2.9  53.8 56.7 51.8 39.5 35.8 32.0 34.7 41.0 59.1 61.3 32.6
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 257  of 408 -2.0  56.2 58.2 54.4 44.8 42.1 39.9 44.2 45.3 59.8 53.8 42.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 247  of 408 0.2  50.0 49.8 46.7 33.6 33.5 27.5 35.0 37.0 50.9 48.4 36.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 293  of 408 -0.6  53.5 54.1 47.6 39.4 37.6 38.4 43.3 45.2 56.8 44.1 32.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 326  of 408 -5.4  41.7 47.1 42.8 35.8 29.3 22.8 27.1 31.8 49.6 49.2 33.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 124  of 408 -0.4  75.0 75.4 73.2 61.9 61.4 63.8 66.4 63.0 76.0 65.9 58.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 298  of 410 -0.2  76.5 76.7 74.8 72.2 63.5 63.2 68.7 68.7 76.7 75.9 67.3
Pay 236  of 410 -1.9  62.7 64.6 65.1 55.5 47.9 49.5 57.4 62.6 72.1 70.0 48.5
Strategic Management 347  of 409 0.5  54.1 53.6 49.1 45.1 43.4 40.4 47.5 44.8 53.3 56.7 40.0
Teamwork 328  of 409 -2.5  65.9 68.4 62.3 55.4 54.5 51.2 54.9 54.0 58.2 70.8 58.5
Innovation 159  of 409 -1.3  68.1 69.4 66.7 61.7 55.0 52.9 55.8 60.8 69.8
Training and Development 162  of 410 1.9  64.4 62.5 63.7 55.6 51.0 47.5 57.4 58.7 66.1 60.6 34.1
Work–Life Balance 271  of 409 0.0  60.8 60.8 58.6 54.5 56.6 54.7 56.2 59.1 66.5 61.9 46.1
Support for Diversity 314  of 409 -3.0  57.5 60.5 55.8 46.1 46.3 42.1 50.3 49.0 68.2 54.4 54.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 215  of 408 -0.9  49.5 50.4 48.7 37.9 34.1 33.8 35.8 40.9 55.7 46.5 30.0
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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