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Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

The Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement category measures the extent to which employees feel they are rewarded and promoted in a fair and timely manner for their performance and innovative contributions to their workplace.

How we calculate the Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement score
Rank Agency 2013 2012 Change
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 58.9 59.8 -0.90 Change
2 Department of Commerce 51.2 52.7 -1.50 Change
3 Intelligence Community 51.0 52.7 -1.70 Change
4 Department of State 48.4 51.5 -3.10 Change
5 Department of the Treasury 44.5 48.9 -4.40 Change
6 Department of Justice 43.9 44.9 -1.00 Change
7 Department of Health and Human Services 43.6 45.9 -2.30 Change
8 Environmental Protection Agency 43.2 48.3 -5.10 Change
9 Department of the Navy 43.0 45.9 -2.90 Change
10 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 42.0 43.7 -1.70 Change
11 Department of the Air Force 41.3 44.7 -3.40 Change
12 Department of Transportation 41.2 41.1 0.10 Change
13 Department of the Interior 41.0 44.8 -3.80 Change
14 Department of the Army 40.4 44.4 -4.00 Change
15 Social Security Administration 40.3 44.3 -4.00 Change
16 Department of Veterans Affairs 40.0 39.1 0.90 Change
17 Department of Agriculture 39.9 41.4 -1.50 Change
18 Department of Labor 39.3 41.4 -2.10 Change
19 Department of Homeland Security 33.0 35.8 -2.80 Change

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Category scores may not be available for agencies that did not participate in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.