Agency Report

Federal Aviation Administration (DOT)

Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 60.9)
Mission
To provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.
Websites
http://www.faa.gov/

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Agency Subcomponents

Index Score: 61.7

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 120 of 300 61.7 64.5 57.6 58.9 49.4 50.3 58.8 60.1
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 163 of 300 53.6 51.9 48.2 47.1 41.0 42.2 45.1 46.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 144 of 300 47.2 46.1 40.6 42.3 37.1 40.1 42.0 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 138 of 300 54.8 54.1 50.6 48.8 43.2 39.6 48.4 45.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 212 of 300 43.7 42.0 38.6 37.2 31.4 29.5 33.3 37.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 126 of 300 66.3 63.7 60.5 58.6 51.4 57.3 56.8 55.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 131 of 300 76.3 79.4 77.8 78.0 75.0 75.6 75.3 79.1
Pay 81 of 300 59.5 66.3 64.5 65.1 53.7 63.5 None None
Strategic Management 184 of 300 51.6 51.1 48.9 47.5 45.3 47.4 48.3 55.0
Teamwork 114 of 300 68.1 66.8 63.6 63.6 68.7 66.4 70.7 70.8
Training and Development 114 of 300 57.7 61.3 57.4 58.0 53.8 52.4 57.4 58.7
Work–Life Balance 93 of 300 63.0 63.6 59.3 60.9 54.1 54.9 57.2 61.0
Support for Diversity 175 of 300 55.7 53.2 52.4 49.5 50.5 48.4 56.4 61.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 207 of 300 40.1 39.9 37.2 38.5 35.3 32.3 36.7 35.3
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 29 of 47 73.9 75.4 75.9 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 112 of 281 63.7 63.5 65.0 61.0 58.8 None None None
Male 154 of 289 61.1 65.0 57.1 59.4 46.6 None None None
40 and over 172 of 299 60.5 62.0 57.6 58.1 50.7 None None None
Under 40 83 of 209 65.4 71.7 63.0 64.8 45.9 None None None
American Indian or Native American 6 of 6 45.2 54.6 38.0 69.6 59.7 None None None
Asian 41 of 84 70.0 68.9 73.3 64.1 60.7 None None None
Black or African-American 54 of 195 68.2 65.3 65.4 68.1 59.0 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 50 of 118 64.8 69.7 58.3 67.0 59.5 None None None
Multi-racial 27 of 81 59.6 65.5 59.5 57.1 51.3 None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7 of 19 64.9 74.9 None None None None None None
White 145 of 285 61.3 64.0 58.7 58.1 47.4 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 119 of 164 52.7 58.8 None None None None None None
Veterans 113 of 218 61.0 64.8 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 20 of 28 74.3 84.0 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):  931 ( 2.00% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  1,492

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  9.40%

Employees left (2012):  2,438 ( 5.20% )

Average left (2008-2012):  2,426


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics