Agency Report

Federal Railroad Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  37  

2018 Engagement Score
79.3

Change from 2017
2.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Engagement Score: 67.7)
Mission
To enable the safe, reliable and efficient movement of people and goods for a strong America, now and in the future.
Website
http://www.fra.dot.gov

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 37 of 415 2.1  79.3 77.2 67.3 67.5 74.0 75.9 76.9
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 52  of 408 0.2  68.9 68.7 60.6 59.9 61.2 65.6 66.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 32  of 408 -0.8  66.2 67.0 57.2 55.2 58.1 60.6 64.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 72  of 408 -0.9  66.3 67.2 58.0 59.3 64.9 61.8 62.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 65  of 408 1.5  62.1 60.6 49.3 49.0 49.7 58.8 60.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 64  of 408 0.0  78.5 78.5 74.8 73.5 72.3 76.8 76.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 42  of 410 -1.4  84.3 85.7 78.8 80.5 82.6 82.1 83.3
Pay 243  of 410 -1.0  62.1 63.1 50.2 50.4 47.4 52.1 57.0
Strategic Management 51  of 409 5.2  70.3 65.1 57.9 55.8 59.3 64.2 62.9
Teamwork 60  of 409 1.8  78.8 77.0 70.4 72.9 71.7 74.4 72.8
Innovation 64  of 409 0.1  72.8 72.7 65.8 65.2 64.8 67.1 69.4
Training and Development 58  of 410 0.9  72.7 71.8 59.2 59.2 60.1 62.4 63.6
Work–Life Balance 61  of 409 0.6  72.5 71.9 64.3 62.0 64.1 69.8 67.6
Support for Diversity 67  of 409 2.0  68.7 66.7 60.1 60.5 64.2 65.7 67.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 41  of 408 3.7  61.2 57.5 51.7 50.6 51.4 53.8 55.3
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)
46 ( 5.1% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
75

Workforce with less than three years of service
18.3%

Employees left (2017)
76 ( 8.4% )

Average left (2013-2017)
72


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics