Agency Report

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  316  

2018 Engagement Score
57.4

Change from 2017
2.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Engagement Score: 53.1)
Mission
To help people before, during, and after disasters.
Website
https://www.fema.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 316 of 415 2.1  57.4 55.3 49.0 44.9 45.6 48.1 53.2 48.3 55.9 51.1 47.5 54.4
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 313  of 408 1.3  53.2 51.9 47.8 43.8 44.9 45.5 49.2 45.2 50.2 46.0 43.4 47.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 302  of 408 1.0  46.8 45.8 39.9 35.6 36.4 38.2 41.2 38.2 43.2 43.4 43.0 45.1
Effective Leadership: Fairness 345  of 408 0.9  49.9 49.0 46.3 41.9 43.9 45.9 46.9 42.7 46.5 39.1 38.4 39.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 272  of 408 3.1  45.6 42.5 38.0 34.6 36.9 37.8 41.5 37.4 43.4 38.5 33.6 39.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 333  of 408 -0.3  65.6 65.9 62.3 58.2 57.7 56.6 62.1 57.8 62.4 58.3 56.0 60.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 309  of 410 1.1  76.1 75.0 71.9 70.2 70.2 70.7 73.4 73.3 71.2 76.4 74.8 76.9
Pay 185  of 410 -2.2  65.2 67.4 64.1 58.6 57.5 59.0 61.7 63.3 69.8 63.1 58.9
Strategic Management 247  of 409 4.6  58.5 53.9 48.4 44.6 46.4 47.5 52.5 50.6 51.0 52.3 48.4 52.8
Teamwork 335  of 409 0.3  65.5 65.2 60.2 58.1 56.9 57.8 59.9 58.3 58.6 68.1 63.0 66.1
Innovation 230  of 409 2.0  65.4 63.4 59.8 56.6 57.5 58.3 60.8 58.9 60.4
Training and Development 313  of 410 1.0  57.2 56.2 51.9 47.3 47.0 47.0 53.8 48.1 50.9 53.3 48.5 56.3
Work–Life Balance 291  of 409 -0.1  59.9 60.0 57.4 54.8 54.8 53.2 57.7 54.1 55.3 58.6 54.3 58.8
Support for Diversity 318  of 409 0.1  57.2 57.1 50.8 46.8 48.3 50.3 53.2 50.2 52.7 53.3 50.0 52.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 279  of 408 2.0  47.0 45.0 39.5 34.9 36.3 37.3 41.6 39.4 44.0 41.4 39.8 46.6
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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

Employees joined (2017)
324 ( 6.7% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
268

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.8%

Employees left (2017)
354 ( 7.3% )

Average left (2013-2017)
348


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