Agency Report

National Background Investigations Bureau

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  108  

2019 Engagement Score
70.2

Change from 2018
6.7 


Parent Agency
Office of Personnel Management (Engagement Score: 67.1)
Mission
To deliver efficient and effective background investigations to safeguard the integrity and trustworthiness of the Federal workforce.
Website
https://nbib.opm.gov/about-us/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 108 of 420 6.7  70.2 63.5 60.8 64.2 67.9 67.1 68.1 68.4 70.9 65.5 60.9 46.6
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 158  of 413 3.7  61.5 57.8 55.4 56.2 58.5 58.9 58.1 57.8 59.6 53.5 51.1 42.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 251  of 413 4.4  49.9 45.5 44.0 42.7 45.4 45.8 46.8 45.8 48.4 41.5 38.4 29.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 115  of 413 1.5  63.8 62.3 58.2 57.5 59.8 58.7 55.8 57.3 55.6 49.6 44.2 37.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 182  of 413 7.5  52.0 44.5 41.7 44.8 48.0 47.9 52.5 52.6 54.1 49.9 47.3 38.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 105  of 413 0.6  75.7 75.1 73.5 73.7 75.0 76.6 70.6 69.3 72.6 65.2 64.6 55.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 85  of 415 1.7  82.2 80.5 77.8 79.0 79.4 80.4 79.0 80.3 80.9 78.7 78.7 73.4
Pay 163  of 415 -1.7  66.7 68.4 68.9 68.2 69.8 68.8 67.5 68.6 73.0 75.8 73.5 73.4
Strategic Management 94  of 414 5.4  66.3 60.9 55.1 55.6 58.5 56.5 59.1 59.1 60.9 58.3 58.3 53.6
Teamwork 118  of 414 2.1  74.8 72.7 70.1 69.4 70.5 71.4 69.8 69.3 69.6 66.1 69.3 66.9
Innovation 296  of 414 2.5  63.6 61.1 59.7 59.3 60.0 59.1 59.3 59.4 58.9 55.0
Training and Development 238  of 415 2.4  62.0 59.6 56.5 57.4 58.2 57.3 59.8 58.3 61.8 58.1 53.8 37.9
Work–Life Balance 53  of 414 5.9  74.6 68.7 66.2 68.0 69.6 69.1 69.8 70.9 71.1 64.4 68.8 56.7
Support for Diversity 250  of 414 -1.5  60.0 61.5 58.9 56.3 57.4 59.0 55.9 56.7 57.8 52.1 51.9 48.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 197  of 413 3.0  51.6 48.6 46.9 45.9 47.1 47.3 45.9 46.3 47.9 43.7 41.4 33.3
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)