Agency Report

Office of the Secretary

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  213  

2018 Engagement Score
64.3

Change from 2017
-1.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Engagement Score: 67.7)
Mission
To oversee the formulation of national transportation policy and promote intermodal transportation.
Website
http://www.dot.gov/office-of-secretary

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 213 of 415 -1.9  64.3 66.2 65.8 61.8 64.6 61.2 63.2
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 213  of 408 0.8  58.5 57.7 60.1 57.2 54.3 56.9 57.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 222  of 408 -1.5  51.3 52.8 54.2 53.6 47.7 51.8 51.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 209  of 408 4.2  59.0 54.8 59.9 55.7 53.4 53.1 54.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 207  of 408 -0.4  50.4 50.8 55.4 50.1 47.3 52.4 53.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 241  of 408 1.2  69.8 68.6 67.8 66.7 65.2 65.9 66.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 317  of 410 -1.3  75.7 77.0 77.5 75.7 77.8 76.7 76.8
Pay 239  of 410 1.6  62.4 60.8 58.6 58.7 55.2 58.2 55.8
Strategic Management 213  of 409 2.1  59.7 57.6 60.7 56.0 55.9 57.2 56.5
Teamwork 199  of 409 1.3  70.9 69.6 70.3 68.0 64.9 66.4 65.6
Innovation 149  of 409 -0.8  68.7 69.5 69.8 68.1 68.5 64.6 66.0
Training and Development 230  of 410 -0.8  61.5 62.3 62.1 62.3 57.0 55.7 53.6
Work–Life Balance 171  of 409 1.6  65.9 64.3 65.8 66.0 65.4 62.8 61.4
Support for Diversity 211  of 409 0.8  61.8 61.0 61.8 60.7 62.9 60.3 60.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 149  of 408 -0.5  52.9 53.4 53.1 51.9 50.5 48.7 50.0
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)
129 ( 9.9% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
96

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.4%

Employees left (2017)
158 ( 12.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
105


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics