Agency Report

Federal Transit Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  128  

2019 Engagement Score
68.9

Change from 2018
4.3 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Engagement Score: 65.7)
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
https://www.transit.dot.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 128 of 420 4.3  68.9 64.6 64.1 57.4 56.8 58.8 59.6 66.2
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 99  of 413 4.9  65.0 60.1 61.0 55.5 52.5 52.8 52.1 57.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 155  of 413 3.2  55.1 51.9 50.5 50.5 42.9 44.5 43.6 49.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 144  of 413 6.5  62.2 55.7 56.5 53.7 48.4 49.6 56.3 55.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 66  of 413 6.6  63.0 56.4 59.0 53.6 49.8 50.2 45.2 55.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 155  of 413 3.1  73.4 70.3 70.4 60.8 62.0 61.2 61.1 64.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 215  of 415 1.7  79.0 77.3 77.8 75.7 74.0 73.6 70.7 78.1
Pay 128  of 415 4.0  68.2 64.2 62.1 60.5 56.4 57.6 57.1 55.9
Strategic Management 90  of 414 6.7  66.7 60.0 58.6 56.0 56.6 52.2 53.6 57.4
Teamwork 194  of 414 3.8  71.8 68.0 68.2 66.2 61.7 56.8 60.5 62.9
Innovation 130  of 414 4.8  69.7 64.9 66.5 64.0 58.6 60.3 61.2 65.6
Training and Development 148  of 415 3.6  66.8 63.2 60.3 58.9 56.2 57.4 50.5 59.1
Work–Life Balance 215  of 414 1.8  64.0 62.2 58.4 59.2 57.6 53.8 54.4 55.4
Support for Diversity 80  of 414 4.3  68.7 64.4 64.0 58.4 58.5 52.0 56.0 58.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 142  of 413 3.7  54.2 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


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