Agency Report

Department of Transportation

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 17 Large Agencies

  4  

2018 Engagement Score
67.7

Change from 2017
0.1 


Mission
To ensure a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.
Website
https://www.transportation.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 4 of 17 0.1  67.7 67.6 63.4 63.1 60.4 60.9 63.6 59.5 60.4 52.2 52.9 59.8 60.9
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 5  of 16 1.2  59.1 57.9 56.0 54.6 52.2 53.7 52.6 50.3 49.1 43.5 43.1 46.7 47.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 4  of 16 0.6  53.5 52.9 50.5 48.9 46.2 47.2 46.7 43.0 44.4 40.0 42.5 43.8 47.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 3  of 16 1.2  62.9 61.7 59.5 56.9 55.5 55.2 54.5 51.6 49.8 44.3 40.7 48.4 45.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 9  of 16 1.1  48.6 47.5 46.2 44.7 41.5 44.4 43.4 41.6 40.0 34.6 32.8 35.8 39.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 6  of 16 1.4  70.4 69.0 66.7 66.2 64.3 65.4 63.6 61.9 60.1 53.8 54.9 58.2 56.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 5  of 16 -0.6  78.8 79.4 77.9 76.6 74.8 76.6 79.2 78.1 78.2 75.6 76.1 75.8 78.9
Pay 6  of 16 -0.1  61.6 61.7 56.3 57.6 56.8 57.2 63.3 64.4 65.7 55.7 63.9
Strategic Management 6  of 16 2.6  59.3 56.7 55.4 54.2 52.3 52.6 52.3 51.1 49.6 47.8 49.3 50.2 56.1
Teamwork 3  of 16 0.8  71.9 71.1 69.2 68.5 67.1 67.8 66.7 64.6 64.3 69.4 67.4 69.4 70.2
Innovation 11  of 16 1.0  63.9 62.9 61.5 59.7 58.7 57.7 57.9 56.2 55.4
Training and Development 5  of 16 0.5  63.3 62.8 60.8 59.8 56.9 57.9 61.0 58.2 58.7 55.2 53.9 58.5 58.8
Work–Life Balance 5  of 16 0.1  64.9 64.8 64.1 63.2 61.0 62.7 63.2 60.2 61.5 55.8 56.2 58.4 62.4
Support for Diversity 6  of 16 0.6  61.9 61.3 58.5 57.2 56.5 55.6 53.8 53.9 51.5 52.9 50.5 57.4 61.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 7  of 16 1.8  48.2 46.4 44.1 43.0 40.4 41.2 41.1 39.6 40.6 37.9 35.2 38.9 38.0
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

Employees joined (2017)
2,129 ( 4.0% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
2,132

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.7%

Employees left (2017)
3,392 ( 6.3% )

Average left (2013-2017)
3,435


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics