Agency Report

Federal Highway Administration (DOT)

Parent Agency
Department of Transportation (Index Score: 60.9)
Mission
To improve mobility on our nation's highways through national leadership, innovation and program delivery.
Websites
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 5 of 300

Agency Subcomponents

Index Score: 79.4

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 5 of 300 79.4 78.0 76.1 75.2 70.4 71.9 73.1 71.0
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 8 of 300 70.6 68.4 67.3 65.7 60.2 61.9 61.4 59.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 4 of 300 65.9 62.9 62.0 61.6 58.6 61.7 59.0 58.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 22 of 300 66.3 65.4 63.4 61.9 55.8 54.4 56.2 55.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 8 of 300 68.8 66.4 65.8 63.1 55.0 57.5 57.5 52.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 12 of 300 77.0 74.7 73.4 72.3 68.4 70.1 69.2 68.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 21 of 300 81.3 81.1 81.5 80.3 78.0 79.0 78.9 79.4
Pay 28 of 300 66.3 66.8 66.4 70.7 67.4 68.8 None None
Strategic Management 3 of 300 72.0 69.6 70.8 67.3 62.7 62.6 64.2 63.7
Teamwork 15 of 300 78.3 76.5 76.9 73.3 77.5 77.0 75.2 71.1
Training and Development 16 of 300 70.9 68.2 67.7 65.5 65.4 67.3 72.4 73.7
Work–Life Balance 18 of 300 70.8 68.3 68.6 65.4 64.4 63.1 67.4 71.2
Support for Diversity 10 of 300 72.0 69.1 67.4 68.7 68.3 67.0 65.9 67.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 9 of 300 60.0 57.1 56.7 54.7 53.8 54.0 54.6 54.1
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs None None 80.6 None None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 10 of 281 78.3 75.7 74.6 76.3 68.2 None None None
Male 13 of 289 80.7 80.1 79.6 76.2 71.6 None None None
40 and over 17 of 299 77.2 76.9 73.9 74.9 69.9 None None None
Under 40 6 of 209 84.4 83.1 86.5 79.9 71.6 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None None None None None None None None
Asian 4 of 84 82.1 83.9 77.3 72.5 73.1 None None None
Black or African-American 8 of 195 80.3 81.1 77.3 77.1 59.9 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 3 of 118 86.5 83.5 82.6 74.6 62.7 None None None
Multi-racial 10 of 81 69.4 65.7 None None None None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander None None None None None None None None None
White 11 of 285 80.3 78.0 78.0 76.9 72.2 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 10 of 164 69.8 70.6 None None None None None None
Veterans 20 of 218 73.2 75.4 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 3 of 28 93.2 99.9 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):  120 ( 4.20% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  197

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  10.80%

Employees left (2012):  186 ( 6.60% )

Average left (2008-2012):  195


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics