Agency Report

Federal Transit Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  206  

2018 Engagement Score
64.6

Change from 2017
0.5 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Engagement Score: 67.7)
Mission
To provide financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems, including buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, trolleys and ferries. FTA also oversees safety measures and helps develop next-generation technology research.
Website
http://www.fta.dot.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 206 of 415 0.5  64.6 64.1 57.4 56.8 58.8 59.6 66.2
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 181  of 408 -0.9  60.1 61.0 55.5 52.5 52.8 52.1 57.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 210  of 408 1.4  51.9 50.5 50.5 42.9 44.5 43.6 49.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 263  of 408 -0.8  55.7 56.5 53.7 48.4 49.6 56.3 55.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 134  of 408 -2.6  56.4 59.0 53.6 49.8 50.2 45.2 55.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 225  of 408 -0.1  70.3 70.4 60.8 62.0 61.2 61.1 64.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 267  of 410 -0.5  77.3 77.8 75.7 74.0 73.6 70.7 78.1
Pay 206  of 410 2.1  64.2 62.1 60.5 56.4 57.6 57.1 55.9
Strategic Management 202  of 409 1.4  60.0 58.6 56.0 56.6 52.2 53.6 57.4
Teamwork 274  of 409 -0.2  68.0 68.2 66.2 61.7 56.8 60.5 62.9
Innovation 248  of 409 -1.6  64.9 66.5 64.0 58.6 60.3 61.2 65.6
Training and Development 195  of 410 2.9  63.2 60.3 58.9 56.2 57.4 50.5 59.1
Work–Life Balance 242  of 409 3.8  62.2 58.4 59.2 57.6 53.8 54.4 55.4
Support for Diversity 155  of 409 0.4  64.4 64.0 58.4 58.5 52.0 56.0 58.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 193  of 408 -0.6  50.5 51.1 47.8 44.4 42.4 42.5 47.1
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)
41 ( 7.7% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
44

Workforce with less than three years of service
15.0%

Employees left (2017)
49 ( 9.2% )

Average left (2013-2017)
49


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics