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Scores by Category

Work–Life Balance

The Work–Life Balance category measures the extent to which employees consider their workloads reasonable and feasible, and managers support a balance between work and life.

How we calculate the Work–Life Balance score
Rank Agency 2013 2012 Change
1 Intelligence Community 69.0 70.3 -1.30 Change
2 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 68.2 68.4 -0.20 Change
3 Department of Transportation 62.7 63.2 -0.50 Change
4 Department of Commerce 62.6 64.2 -1.60 Change
5 Department of Health and Human Services 60.7 61.9 -1.20 Change
6 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 60.4 61.9 -1.50 Change
6 Department of Justice 60.4 61.6 -1.20 Change
8 Department of the Treasury 60.1 63.8 -3.70 Change
9 Department of the Navy 59.6 62.5 -2.90 Change
10 Department of State 59.3 60.0 -0.70 Change
11 Department of the Air Force 59.1 61.7 -2.60 Change
12 Department of the Army 58.1 61.8 -3.70 Change
12 Social Security Administration 58.1 60.9 -2.80 Change
14 Department of Labor 57.7 59.0 -1.30 Change
15 Department of Veterans Affairs 56.4 54.7 1.70 Change
16 Environmental Protection Agency 56.0 60.4 -4.40 Change
17 Department of Agriculture 54.6 56.9 -2.30 Change
18 Department of Homeland Security 53.3 55.6 -2.30 Change
19 Department of the Interior 52.5 55.7 -3.20 Change

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