It’s been a whirlwind couple of years with the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S. government agencies, especially those within the health sector, which are still in full-speed providing public service efforts.
Based on federal agencies that made the Partnership for Public Service’s 2020 Best Places to Work rankings, 84% of federal workers said their coworkers were cooperative in getting work done. Employees also expressed satisfaction overall with work-life balance, innovation, and how leadership at their workplace handled the pandemic. This is the most recent data from 2020, which was released in 2021.
The success of each agency’s efforts depends largely on the dedication of the roughly 2.1 million civilians who comprise the federal workforce, though. And research shows that when it comes to employee engagement, some agencies fare better than others.
To learn more about which government offices rank highly among their staffs, Stacker used data from Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings to compile a list of 35 federal agencies that are the best to work for, based mainly on a survey collected by the Office of Personnel Management. The survey was completed between September and November 2020 by 624,800 government agency employees that are permanent full-time or part-time workers. The 35 agencies in this list are ranked by their 2020 employee engagement score.
Whether you’re considering a career in public service, or you’re just curious about the federal government as a workplace, read on to learn about the best government agencies to work for.
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