Agency Report

Science and Technology Directorate

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  367  

2019 Engagement Score
51.9

Change from 2018
-1.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Engagement Score: 52.3)
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
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 367 of 420 -1.9  51.9 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
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 333  of 413 -3.6  52.6 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 313  of 413 -3.6  46.4 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 376  of 413 -6.4  47.1 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 336  of 413 -1.4  40.3 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 227  of 413 -4.4  70.6 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 234  of 415 2.1  78.6 76.5 76.7 74.8 72.2 63.5 63.2 68.7 68.7 76.7 75.9 67.3
Pay 228  of 415 0.7  63.4 62.7 64.6 65.1 55.5 47.9 49.5 57.4 62.6 72.1 70.0 48.5
Strategic Management 367  of 414 -1.9  52.2 54.1 53.6 49.1 45.1 43.4 40.4 47.5 44.8 53.3 56.7 40.0
Teamwork 382  of 414 -3.5  62.4 65.9 68.4 62.3 55.4 54.5 51.2 54.9 54.0 58.2 70.8 58.5
Innovation 217  of 414 -1.4  66.7 68.1 69.4 66.7 61.7 55.0 52.9 55.8 60.8 69.8
Training and Development 233  of 415 -2.2  62.2 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 365  of 414 -6.0  54.8 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 343  of 414 -1.9  55.6 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 277  of 413 -1.6  47.9 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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