Agency Report

U.S. Geological Survey

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  119  

2018 Engagement Score
69.9

Change from 2017
-1.2 


Parent Agency
Department of the Interior (Engagement Score: 62.8)
Mission
To provide reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; and manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.
Website
http://www.usgs.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 119 of 415 -1.2  69.9 71.1 70.1 67.6 67.1 67.1 67.8 67.7 70.2 64.1 61.1 65.7 61.7
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 183  of 408 -1.0  60.0 61.0 56.8 55.2 54.6 57.0 56.3 55.2 55.9 51.7 51.5 51.6 47.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 162  of 408 -0.9  54.5 55.4 52.9 51.7 50.1 51.3 51.3 50.1 52.8 50.6 50.0 49.9 46.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 97  of 408 0.0  64.5 64.5 59.6 57.9 58.8 60.2 58.6 58.9 57.0 53.6 51.6 52.1 48.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 227  of 408 -2.8  48.7 51.5 45.9 43.7 44.3 49.1 47.2 44.4 45.6 39.8 40.3 39.8 36.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 187  of 408 0.4  71.8 71.4 68.3 67.0 65.1 66.3 66.6 66.6 67.4 63.2 63.4 64.1 57.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 117  of 410 -0.2  80.8 81.0 79.5 78.7 78.2 78.2 79.5 79.3 81.2 78.9 78.9 78.3 78.5
Pay 244  of 410 0.3  62.0 61.7 59.8 59.1 58.0 54.5 59.2 62.3 68.1 64.3 63.3
Strategic Management 244  of 409 1.6  58.6 57.0 55.5 52.6 50.9 51.3 55.3 52.7 54.2 52.7 53.2 52.3 56.3
Teamwork 188  of 409 -0.9  71.2 72.1 68.0 66.6 66.4 67.0 67.1 64.0 65.6 70.9 71.1 70.1 68.3
Innovation 77  of 409 -0.1  71.6 71.7 69.2 68.6 67.4 68.1 69.6 69.5 70.9
Training and Development 138  of 410 0.1  65.8 65.7 63.7 62.3 58.9 57.7 62.4 62.1 63.8 61.8 61.7 65.2 58.1
Work–Life Balance 264  of 409 -1.2  61.4 62.6 61.5 60.5 58.3 57.6 60.1 57.6 61.1 59.9 61.0 62.9 63.8
Support for Diversity 257  of 409 0.4  59.7 59.3 55.3 53.1 55.1 55.1 55.9 56.7 54.5 59.1 55.0 56.6 57.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 108  of 408 1.1  55.0 53.9 50.7 50.0 49.3 49.5 51.4 52.0 53.7 49.8 48.8 48.4 43.1
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)
314 ( 4.8% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
271

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.7%

Employees left (2017)
436 ( 6.7% )

Average left (2013-2017)
479


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics