Agency Report

Department of State

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 17 Large Agencies

  13  

2019 Engagement Score
61.3

Change from 2018
0.6 


Mission
The U.S. Department of State leads America’s foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy, and assistance by advancing the interests of the American people, their safety and economic prosperity.
Website
http://www.state.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 13 of 17 0.6  61.3 60.7 64.0 66.8 66.3 68.2 65.6 68.2 70.0 70.8 69.1 67.9 66.6 59.0
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 11  of 16 0.3  55.7 55.4 56.1 58.2 57.8 57.8 57.2 59.5 61.0 61.1 60.3 56.9 58.7 49.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 10  of 16 0.8  50.1 49.3 52.1 52.0 51.6 51.2 50.3 52.5 55.0 54.8 56.9 52.6 51.7 37.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 13  of 16 -1.4  55.4 56.8 58.3 58.0 56.4 56.7 55.5 57.3 58.9 57.6 55.4 49.6 49.8 51.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 13  of 16 0.9  44.8 43.9 42.9 52.1 51.3 51.1 51.5 55.1 56.9 55.9 53.4 51.7 57.0 45.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 7  of 16 0.3  69.5 69.2 70.2 67.4 68.1 68.3 67.3 68.4 69.1 71.4 71.4 67.9 68.4 57.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 10  of 16 -0.2  77.6 77.8 78.7 77.5 77.9 78.5 77.0 78.9 80.3 80.6 80.2 78.9 76.8 76.1
Pay 6  of 16 1.6  62.8 61.2 63.0 64.8 60.6 62.9 55.9 62.1 65.8 71.2 59.5 64.0
Strategic Management 4  of 16 0.4  60.3 59.9 60.1 59.4 59.4 59.2 59.4 60.9 63.2 61.7 62.3 59.0 60.6 57.8
Teamwork 7  of 16 -0.3  70.6 70.9 72.6 69.1 70.1 69.5 69.7 70.3 71.8 70.6 77.0 74.3 74.6 67.6
Innovation 9  of 16 0.5  65.6 65.1 67.1 65.9 66.1 65.9 65.4 67.6 68.4 67.7
Training and Development 13  of 16 0.2  59.2 59.0 60.5 60.8 60.6 61.5 59.6 62.0 63.3 64.7 63.2 60.9 61.5 48.9
Work–Life Balance 14  of 16 -0.9  56.7 57.6 59.4 59.5 60.1 60.5 59.3 60.0 59.9 61.3 62.2 61.4 65.7 61.9
Support for Diversity 11  of 16 -0.3  59.7 60.0 63.2 59.8 60.6 60.9 60.4 61.4 63.5 63.6 65.3 64.7 64.7 62.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 5  of 16 0.8  49.7 48.9 50.9 49.6 49.6 50.3 48.4 51.5 52.2 52.4 52.8 51.2 48.8 43.1
Quartile Key
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WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management


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