Best Places to Work
Scores by Demographic

Black or African-American

The scores by demographic show the Best Places to Work index scores according to a given demographic group. The index scores measure the performance of agencies and agency subcomponents related to employee satisfaction and commitment.

How we calculate the index score
Rank Agency 2013 2012 Change
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 76.8 75.8 1.00 Change
2 Department of Commerce 73.3 69.3 4.00 Change
3 Department of Justice 70.9 72.4 -1.50 Change
4 Department of Transportation 68.4 65.6 2.80 Change
5 Department of State 68.1 68.0 0.10 Change
6 Social Security Administration 67.8 69.7 -1.90 Change
7 Department of Health and Human Services 66.0 66.3 -0.30 Change
8 Department of the Treasury 64.9 69.3 -4.40 Change
9 Environmental Protection Agency 64.4 67.9 -3.50 Change
10 Department of the Navy 63.5 66.7 -3.20 Change
11 Department of Veterans Affairs 63.3 62.9 0.40 Change
12 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 63.0 63.1 -0.10 Change
13 Department of the Army 62.3 65.3 -3.00 Change
14 Department of Agriculture 61.3 64.4 -3.10 Change
15 Department of the Air Force 60.3 67.0 -6.70 Change
16 Department of the Interior 56.1 58.7 -2.60 Change
17 Department of Homeland Security 54.3 55.7 -1.40 Change
18 Department of Labor 52.6 55.9 -3.30 Change
None Intelligence Community None None 0.00 Change

No Data No Data No Data No Change


Not all agencies have data for demographic groups, due to small sample sizes.