Agency Report

Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities

Mission
To develop policy, resource management, planning and assume all fiscal and program evaluation responsibilities.
Websites
http://www.defenselink.mil/

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 15 of 19

Large Agencies

Index Score: 57.0

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 15 of 19 57.0 59.9 61.9 None None None None None
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 11 of 19 53.4 53.7 54.8 None None None None None
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 10 of 19 45.1 46.7 47.9 None None None None None
Effective Leadership: Fairness 9 of 19 53.9 52.1 52.5 None None None None None
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 9 of 19 48.1 48.6 49.2 None None None None None
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 12 of 19 62.7 63.0 65.0 None None None None None
Employee Skills–Mission Match 16 of 19 73.9 75.5 76.1 None None None None None
Pay 11 of 19 52.0 56.7 60.5 None None None None None
Strategic Management 11 of 19 53.2 54.8 56.3 None None None None None
Teamwork 13 of 19 63.6 63.7 65.0 None None None None None
Training and Development 7 of 19 57.9 60.2 61.2 None None None None None
Work–Life Balance 6 of 19 60.4 61.9 61.5 None None None None None
Support for Diversity 10 of 19 56.2 56.1 57.8 None None None None None
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 10 of 19 42.0 43.7 45.4 None None None None None
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 4 of 18 79.3 76.7 84.1 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 13 of 18 60.2 62.0 64.9 None None None None None
Male 15 of 18 59.4 63.3 63.6 None None None None None
40 and over 12 of 18 60.7 63.9 63.8 None None None None None
Under 40 15 of 18 57.2 59.5 65.7 None None None None None
American Indian or Native American 2 of 6 62.7 63.6 57.9 None None None None None
Asian 10 of 18 67.2 64.4 70.0 None None None None None
Black or African-American 12 of 18 63.0 63.1 66.7 None None None None None
Hispanic or Latino 14 of 18 59.6 57.2 62.5 None None None None None
Multi-racial 12 of 18 52.9 57.0 56.8 None None None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12 of 14 56.4 43.8 None None None None None None
White 15 of 18 59.3 63.8 63.7 None None None None None
Employees with Disabilities 8 of 18 56.4 60.2 None None None None None None
Veterans 11 of 18 59.7 65.0 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 17 of 18 72.3 69.4 None None None None None None

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2012):  6,992 ( 8.10% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  9,239

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  15.40%

Employees left (2012):  7,195 ( 8.40% )

Average left (2008-2012):  7,185


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics