Agency Report

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  311  

2018 Engagement Score
57.9

Change from 2017
0.5 


Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Engagement Score: 67.7)
Mission
To save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity.
Website
http://www.nhtsa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 311 of 415 0.5  57.9 57.4 47.2 47.2 52.2 61.7 63.3
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 310  of 408 3.1  53.5 50.4 46.8 46.3 51.1 55.4 56.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 324  of 408 3.0  45.3 42.3 39.6 35.7 41.0 47.3 48.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 333  of 408 1.6  51.3 49.7 46.6 45.6 49.7 52.6 50.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 312  of 408 4.9  43.2 38.3 35.8 39.9 45.2 51.4 53.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 267  of 408 2.0  69.0 67.0 61.5 58.4 62.8 64.9 67.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 300  of 410 -0.1  76.3 76.4 69.4 71.8 74.2 76.1 78.7
Pay 183  of 410 8.6  65.3 56.7 51.5 51.2 58.6 58.2 59.6
Strategic Management 255  of 409 7.5  58.3 50.8 48.0 50.0 54.8 55.8 57.8
Teamwork 337  of 409 0.8  65.4 64.6 61.0 61.9 62.1 67.4 66.7
Innovation 313  of 409 -2.1  62.3 64.4 58.6 57.8 59.9 61.3 63.0
Training and Development 335  of 410 3.5  55.5 52.0 47.6 44.9 44.5 50.6 55.2
Work–Life Balance 289  of 409 1.7  60.1 58.4 55.6 54.3 53.5 60.2 59.4
Support for Diversity 323  of 409 4.4  57.0 52.6 52.5 52.8 53.4 57.6 58.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 235  of 408 3.8  48.6 44.8 42.2 41.4 43.1 45.8 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)
60 ( 11.1% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
34

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.0%

Employees left (2017)
52 ( 9.6% )

Average left (2013-2017)
44


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics