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2018 Annual Employee Survey Results
U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

1. Interpretation of Results

OPM empowers excellence in government through great people, and provides leadership and support to Federal Agencies on issues including human resources policy, services, and oversight; background investigations; Federal employee benefits; retirement services; and programs to improve workforce performance. OPM uses Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) results as context to drive positive change. FEVS results reports are distributed individually to each supervisor whose organization had the minimum threshold of responses to generate a report.

During the 2018 FEVS, approximately 58.7% of OPM employees responded to the survey, which was 18.5 percentage points greater than the Governmentwide response rate of 40.6%. OPM consistently scores higher on most survey items as compared to the Governmentwide averages. In addition for 2018, OPM had no “challenge” survey items, which are defined as 35% or more employee responses selecting strongly disagree or disagree on an item. Out of all the survey items, employees responded with higher scores on 39 questions versus the 2017 FEVS, while 32 questions declined.

For overall indices, the Employee Engagement Index (EEI) improved slightly, as 71.5% positive versus 71.2% positive. Although the EEI Leaders Lead subindex dropped to 59.1% from 59.4%, the Supervisors subindex improved to 81.4% from 81.1% and the Intrinsic Work Experience subindex improved to 74.1% from 72.9% (+1.1%). The Diversity and Inclusion Quotient index improved by 0.1% to 65.5% from 65.4%. Notable changes were a 0.9% decrease in the Open subindex measuring management supporting diversity, with 64.2% from 65.1%, and a 1.3% increase in the Fair subindex, measuring whether all employees are treated equally, with 55.6% from 54.3%.

The most consistent increase in positive responses occurred with questions regarding employees’ Work Experiences. Positive results on 16 out of 19 questions on this theme increased between 0.2% and 2.7%. The top three increases in items in this group were: “I like the kind of work that I do” at 84.2% (+2.7%), “I am constantly looking for ways to do my job better” at 91.9% (+2.2%), and “I have sufficient resources to get my job done” at 57.6% (+2.2%). Employees also reflected positively on their Work Unit, with positive increases on 9 out of 10 questions between 0.8% and 2.5%. This included “Employees in my work unit share job knowledge” at 83.9% (+2.5%), “The skill level in my work unit has improved in the past year” at 61.7% (+2.1%), and “awards in my work unit depend on how well employees perform their jobs” at 55.0% (+2%).

The top five percent positive items on the 2018 survey were: “When needed I am willing to put in the extra effort to get a job done” at 96.6% (+1.4%), “the work I do is important” at 93.0% (+1%), “I am constantly looking for ways to do my job better” at 91.9% (+2.2%), “In the last six months, my supervisors has talked with me about my performance” at 91.7% (-1.4%), and “I am held accountable for achieving results” at 90.8% (+.5%). The biggest increases versus 2017 were: “My work unit has the job-relevant knowledge and skills necessary to accomplish organizational goals” at 82.4% (+11.7%), “I like the kind of work that I do” at 84.2% (+2.7%), and “Employees in my work unit share job knowledge” at 83.9% (+2.5%).  Please note: the text for the above “Work unit has the job-relevant knowledge and skills” item changed between 2017 and 2018, originally stating “the workforce has the job-relevant knowledge and skills…” resulting in a significant change in meaning.

The five lowest percent positive items on the 2018 survey were: “How satisfied are you with your opportunity to get a better job in your organization” at 40.0% (although this improved 2.4%), “Pay raises depend on how well employees perform” at 41.5% (-1.6%), “In my organization senior leaders generate high levels of motivation and commitment” at 43% (-1.8%), “I believe the results of this survey will be used to make my agency a better place to work” at 43.5% (-2.0%), and “How satisfied are you with the policies and practices of your senior leaders” at 45.1% (-2.9%).  The biggest decreases in percent positive versus 2017 were: “How satisfied are you with the information you receive from management on what’s going on in your organization” at 51.5% (-3.6%), “How satisfied are you with the policies and practices of your senior leaders” at 45.1% (-2.9%), and “My agency is successful at accomplishing its mission” at 68.2% (-2.6%).

On the Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years FY18 to FY22, OPM has included FEVS items as measures of two objectives.  These are strategic objective 4.1: Improve collaboration, transparency, and communication among OPM leadership to make better, more efficient decisions, and 4.2: Invest in OPM management and provide the tools managers need to maximize employee performance.  For objective 4.1 on Collaborative management, OPM has maintained the same 61.6% versus 2017. For objective 4.2, OPM has improved on the perception of “steps taken to deal with poor performers” with 45.4% versus 43.9% in 2017, a 1.5% increase and above the target for FY19. OPM continues to be committed to maximizing employee performance, and performed the following activities in 2018:

  1.  Issued guidance to all agency managers on implementing performance improvement plans (PIPs) and modified the way the agency tracks PIPs to facilitate reporting to management. 
  2. Implemented a communication plan to ensure managers know who to contact and how if they need employee relations support. To evaluate the effectiveness of this approach, OPM developed and distributed an Employee Relations accessibility and satisfaction survey.
  3. OPM established a new performance management resource page within the agency's learning management system to provide managers with easy access to courses on a variety of performance management topics. OPM also designed and delivered in-person and virtual training courses on performance management topics for managers. 
  4.  OPM held focus groups at multiple levels, seeking feedback on the agency's supervisory performance standard, and is reviewing feedback which will lead to implementation of an updated standard to ensure supervisors are held accountable for maximizing the performance of employees.

OPM’s 2018 FEVS results were first shared with agency senior leadership.  These results reports are reviewed and analyzed on an Agency-wide basis to gauge OPM employee perceptions of the Agency, and to identify areas that may have increased or decreased significantly during the year. For first-line supervisors, approximately 380 results reports are shared with supervisors throughout the agency. These supervisory email communications also include an Engagement Drivers report and suggested practices for improving employee engagement.

2. How the survey was conducted:

The survey was conducted online from May 10, 2018 to June 21, 2018.

3. Description of sample:

All full-time and part-time permanent OPM employees on board as of 10/1/2017 were surveyed.

4. Survey items and response choices:

See below.

5. Number of employees surveyed, number responded and representativeness of respondents:

Sample or Census: Census 
Number of surveys completed: 3,069
Number of surveys administered: 5,229
Response Rate:  58.7%

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2018 FEVS Survey Results
QuestionPercent
Positive
%
Strongly
Agree
%
Agree

%
Neutral 
%
Disagree
%
Strongly
Disagree
%
Percent
Negative
%
Strongly
Agree
N
Agree
N
Neutral 
N
Disagree
N
Strongly
Disagree
N
Item
Response
Total**
N
No
Basis to
Judge
N
1

*I am given a real opportunity to improve my skills in my organization.

66.7% 24.5% 42.1% 16.0% 11.7% 5.6% 17.3% 763 1,295 478 351 161 3,048 N/A
2 I have enough information to do my job well. 69.0% 20.3% 48.7% 15.0% 11.8% 4.2% 16.0% 632 1,490 452 355 122 3,051 N/A
3 I feel encouraged to come up with new and better ways of doing things. 61.0% 24.9% 36.1% 18.2% 13.5% 7.3% 20.8% 780 1,093 546 398 215 3,032 N/A
4 My work gives me a feeling of personal accomplishment. 75.5% 33.6% 41.9% 13.6% 6.7% 4.1% 10.8% 1,043 1,281 413 206 118 3,061 N/A
5 I like the kind of work I do. 84.2% 40.3% 43.9% 10.4% 3.5% 1.9% 5.4% 1,245 1,336 312 107 56 3,056 N/A
6 I know what is expected of me on the job. 83.3% 35.9% 47.4% 8.7% 5.4% 2.6% 7.9% 1,105 1,447 266 163 76 3,057 N/A
7 When needed I am willing to put in the extra effort to get a job done. 96.6% 64.1% 32.5% 2.5% 0.6% 0.4% 1.0% 1,969 985 77 17 13 3,061 N/A
8 I am constantly looking for ways to do my job better. 91.9% 51.1% 40.7% 6.8% 0.8% 0.5% 1.3% 1,564 1,243 213 24 16 3,060 N/A
9 I have sufficient resources (for example, people, materials, budget) to get my job done. 57.6% 17.0% 40.6% 13.6% 18.3% 10.6% 28.8% 516 1,256 415 544 304 3,035 9
10 *My workload is reasonable. 59.0% 15.0% 44.0% 15.2% 15.9% 9.9% 25.8% 456 1,356 458 479 285 3,034 7
11 *My talents are used well in the workplace. 63.0% 19.5% 43.5% 17.0% 11.2% 8.9% 20.0% 600 1,327 504 332 256 3,019 10
12 *I know how my work relates to the agency's goals. 87.5% 36.6% 50.8% 7.3% 3.1% 2.2% 5.3% 1,126 1,547 220 92 66 3,051 6
13 The work I do is important. 93.0% 57.6% 35.4% 4.6% 1.6% 0.8% 2.4% 1,754 1,063 145 51 27 3,040 8
14 Physical conditions (for example, noise level, temperature, lighting, cleanliness in the workplace) allow employees to perform their jobs well. 65.0% 26.0% 39.0% 16.9% 9.8% 8.2% 18.0% 794 1,179 510 280 233 2,996 62
15 My performance appraisal is a fair reflection of my performance. 76.2% 33.0% 43.3% 10.5% 7.6% 5.7% 13.3% 1,009 1,323 317 220 161 3,030 31
16 I am held accountable for achieving results. 90.8% 39.9% 50.9% 6.9% 1.5% 0.8% 2.3% 1,234 1,543 204 43 23 3,047 8
17 *I can disclose a suspected violation of any law, rule or regulation without fear of reprisal. 69.9% 33.0% 36.8% 16.4% 6.9% 6.8% 13.7% 973 1,051 454 195 185 2,858 195
18 My training needs are assessed. 59.4% 19.8% 39.6% 19.3% 13.5% 7.7% 21.3% 617 1,213 584 401 225 3,040 22
19 In my most recent performance appraisal, I understood what I had to do to be rated at different performance levels (for example, Fully Successful, Outstanding). 80.4% 38.9% 41.5% 9.1% 5.8% 4.7% 10.5% 1,186 1,249 274 176 136 3,021 38
20 *The people I work with cooperate to get the job done. 80.8% 35.6% 45.1% 11.5% 5.9% 1.8% 7.7% 1,109 1,380 344 173 53 3,059 N/A
21 My work unit is able to recruit people with the right skills. 51.7% 13.4% 38.3% 25.6% 13.4% 9.3% 22.7% 394 1,123 721 378 243 2,859 202
22 Promotions in my work unit are based on merit. 45.2% 14.5% 30.6% 29.1% 14.2% 11.5% 25.7% 411 852 799 383 293 2,738 314
23 In my work unit, steps are taken to deal with a poor performer who cannot or will not improve. 45.4% 13.1% 32.4% 29.2% 13.8% 11.6% 25.4% 338 842 741 337 281 2,539 516
24 *In my work unit, differences in performance are recognized in a meaningful way. 45.2% 12.8% 32.4% 27.5% 16.5% 10.8% 27.3% 362 913 761 443 286 2,765 293
25 Awards in my work unit depend on how well employees perform their jobs. 55.0% 16.6% 38.4% 24.2% 11.1% 9.7% 20.8% 472 1,073 668 300 257 2,770 288
26 Employees in my work unit share job knowledge with each other. 83.9% 35.7% 48.2% 8.7% 4.7% 2.7% 7.4% 1,090 1,472 260 137 81 3,040 22
27 The skill level in my work unit has improved in the past year. 61.7% 23.8% 37.8% 25.2% 8.4% 4.7% 13.1% 676 1,083 706 234 126 2,825 226
28 How would you rate the overall quality of work done by your work unit? 90.0% 49.7% 40.3% 8.6% 1.0% 0.5% 1.4% 1,540 1,220 253 28 13 3,054 N/A
29 *My work unit has the job-relevant knowledge and skills necessary to accomplish organizational goals. 82.4% 34.3% 48.1% 10.7% 5.2% 1.6% 6.9% 1,056 1,443 314 151 47 3,011 43
30 Employees have a feeling of personal empowerment with respect to work processes. 52.0% 14.9% 37.1% 22.4% 16.5% 9.1% 25.6% 448 1,102 652 478 259 2,939 100
31 Employees are recognized for providing high quality products and services. 57.2% 17.3% 39.9% 19.8% 14.1% 8.9% 23.0% 521 1,181 572 407 250 2,931 105
32 Creativity and innovation are rewarded. 45.4% 15.0% 30.4% 28.0% 16.4% 10.2% 26.6% 437 869 780 451 281 2,818 204
33 Pay raises depend on how well employees perform their jobs. 41.5% 11.6% 29.9% 28.3% 18.1% 12.1% 30.2% 316 818 785 491 323 2,733 301
34 Policies and programs promote diversity in the workplace (for example, recruiting minorities and women, training in awareness of diversity issues, mentoring). 59.2% 19.9% 39.3% 28.8% 5.8% 6.1% 11.9% 540 1,051 753 146 151 2,641 396
35 Employees are protected from health and safety hazards on the job. 63.9% 19.9% 43.9% 20.6% 8.9% 6.7% 15.6% 604 1,285 601 255 192 2,937 105
36 My organization has prepared employees for potential security threats. 73.7% 21.6% 52.0% 14.9% 7.6% 3.8% 11.4% 654 1,539 444 226 114 2,977 50
37 Arbitrary action, personal favoritism and coercion for partisan political purposes are not tolerated. 60.1% 22.3% 37.7% 22.1% 8.6% 9.3% 17.9% 629 1,046 598 227 241 2,741 289
38 Prohibited Personnel Practices (for example, illegally discriminating for or against any employee/applicant, obstructing a person's right to compete for employment, knowingly violating veterans' preference requirements) are not tolerated. 72.3% 29.8% 42.5% 18.7% 3.6% 5.4% 9.0% 816 1,139 488 91 135 2,669 357
39 My agency is successful at accomplishing its mission. 68.2% 20.8% 47.4% 18.5% 8.5% 4.8% 13.3% 628 1,392 534 247 147 2,948 82
40 *I recommend my organization as a good place to work. 68.2% 27.6% 40.7% 18.7% 8.0% 5.1% 13.1% 851 1,235 564 242 145 3,037 N/A
41 *I believe the results of this survey will be used to make my agency a better place to work. 43.5% 15.4% 28.2% 26.3% 15.8% 14.4% 30.2% 438 813 744 448 403 2,846 190
42 My supervisor supports my need to balance work and other life issues. 86.8% 54.7% 32.1% 6.3% 3.4% 3.5% 6.9% 1,678 955 190 96 97 3,016 16
43 My supervisor provides me with opportunities to demonstrate my leadership skills. 71.2% 38.9% 32.3% 16.4% 7.2% 5.2% 12.4% 1,196 967 482 216 148 3,009 21
44 Discussions with my supervisor about my performance are worthwhile. 75.2% 41.2% 34.0% 13.0% 6.5% 5.3% 11.8% 1,261 1,021 385 198 150 3,015 20
45 My supervisor is committed to a workforce representative of all segments of society. 78.5% 44.7% 33.9% 15.6% 2.1% 3.7% 5.8% 1,262 944 421 55 94 2,776 254
46 My supervisor provides me with constructive suggestions to improve my job performance. 74.8% 40.0% 34.8% 14.0% 6.3% 4.9% 11.2% 1,229 1,037 421 191 138 3,016 17
47 Supervisors in my work unit support employee development. 75.7% 41.2% 34.5% 13.8% 5.3% 5.2% 10.5% 1,251 1,023 400 155 143 2,972 61
48 My supervisor listens to what I have to say. 83.7% 50.9% 32.7% 8.7% 4.6% 3.0% 7.6% 1,552 990 258 136 87 3,023 N/A
49 My supervisor treats me with respect. 88.1% 57.2% 30.9% 6.5% 3.1% 2.3% 5.4% 1,747 924 199 90 65 3,025 N/A
50 In the last six months, my supervisor has talked with me about my performance. 91.7% 54.0% 37.7% 4.1% 2.4% 1.9% 4.2% 1,652 1,133 121 71 47 3,024 N/A
51 I have trust and confidence in my supervisor. 78.0% 49.4% 28.6% 11.6% 5.4% 5.0% 10.4% 1,519 858 344 160 145 3,026 N/A
52 Overall, how good a job do you feel is being done by your immediate supervisor? 81.3% 54.4% 26.8% 12.0% 3.4% 3.3% 6.7% 1,658 804 360 102 95 3,019 N/A
53 In my organization, senior leaders generate high levels of motivation and commitment in the workforce. 43.0% 14.0% 28.9% 25.9% 16.9% 14.3% 31.2% 416 859 746 478 409 2,908 105
54 My organization's senior leaders maintain high standards of honesty and integrity. 57.3% 20.0% 37.3% 23.8% 8.7% 10.2% 18.9% 557 1,025 638 223 269 2,712 308
55 Supervisors work well with employees of different backgrounds. 73.7% 28.8% 44.9% 17.8% 3.7% 4.7% 8.5% 803 1,242 486 96 122 2,749 260
56 *Managers communicate the goals of the organization. 70.0% 22.9% 47.1% 16.5% 7.0% 6.6% 13.6% 692 1,391 479 205 185 2,952 52
57 Managers review and evaluate the organization's progress toward meeting its goals and objectives. 70.0% 23.6% 46.4% 18.9% 5.8% 5.3% 11.0% 666 1,280 515 159 136 2,756 255
58 Managers promote communication among different work units (for example, about projects, goals, needed resources). 60.3% 20.1% 40.2% 19.7% 10.6% 9.4% 20.0% 589 1,154 557 300 257 2,857 158
59 Managers support collaboration across work units to accomplish work objectives. 62.8% 21.8% 41.0% 20.5% 8.0% 8.7% 16.7% 633 1,180 572 223 238 2,846 160
60 Overall, how good a job do you feel is being done by the manager directly above your immediate supervisor? 68.5% 32.0% 36.5% 18.7% 6.6% 6.2% 12.8% 906 1,013 517 177 163 2,776 237
61 I have a high level of respect for my organization's senior leaders. 56.6% 22.6% 34.0% 23.8% 10.4% 9.2% 19.5% 669 1,004 692 289 269 2,923 80
62 Senior leaders demonstrate support for Work/Life programs. 60.8% 24.1% 36.7% 23.3% 8.5% 7.3% 15.8% 664 985 610 225 190 2,674 338
63 *How satisfied are you with your involvement in decisions that affect your work? 51.5% 16.0% 35.5% 23.8% 17.1% 7.6% 24.7% 493 1,070 697 517 216 2,993 N/A
64 *How satisfied are you with the information you receive from management on what's going on in your organization? 51.5% 16.0% 35.5% 21.6% 17.0% 9.9% 26.9% 490 1,070 640 508 286 2,994 N/A
65 *How satisfied are you with the recognition you receive for doing a good job? 57.5% 19.8% 37.6% 21.4% 13.3% 7.8% 21.1% 609 1,139 632 398 220 2,998 N/A
66 How satisfied are you with the policies and practices of your senior leaders? 45.1% 13.3% 31.8% 31.1% 14.7% 9.1% 23.7% 408 970 920 436 265 2,999 N/A
67 How satisfied are you with your opportunity to get a better job in your organization? 40.0% 12.6% 27.4% 29.1% 16.8% 14.1% 30.9% 385 818 882 496 409 2,990 N/A
68 How satisfied are you with the training you receive for your present job? 56.4% 17.0% 39.5% 21.3% 14.4% 7.8% 22.2% 526 1,190 635 424 225 3,000 N/A
69 *Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your job? 71.8% 25.5% 46.3% 16.0% 7.8% 4.4% 12.3% 778 1,393 473 230 127 3,001 N/A
70 Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your pay? 70.1% 21.9% 48.2% 14.6% 10.3% 5.0% 15.3% 672 1,456 430 302 140 3,000 N/A
71 *Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your organization? 61.7% 18.4% 43.3% 19.3% 12.1% 6.9% 19.0% 561 1,298 565 358 201 2,983 N/A

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Results for Question 72 - 78: Work/Life and Telework

72. Please select the response below that BEST describes your current teleworking schedule.N%
I telework very infrequently, on an unscheduled or short-term basis 305 10.3%
I telework, but only about 1 or 2 days per month 164 5.2%
I telework 1 or 2 days per week 896 30.6%
I telework 3 or 4 days per week 376 12.1%
I telework every work day 811 26.4%
I do not telework because I have to be physically present on the job 200 6.9%
I do not telework because of technical issues that prevent me from teleworking 16 0.6%
I do not telework because I did not receive approval to do so, even though I have the kind of job where I can telework 81 3.2%
I do not telework because I choose not to telework 131 4.6%
Total 2,980 100.0%

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73. How satisfied are you with the following Work/Life programs in your agency? TeleworkNSatisfaction %All Response Options %
Very Satisfied 1,378 52.2% 47.3%
Satisfied 821 31.1% 28.2%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 266 10.3% 9.1%
Dissatisfied 98 4.2% 3.4%
Very Dissatisfied 55 2.2% 1.9%
Item Response Total 2,618 100.0% 89.8%
I choose not to participate in these programs 95> -- 3.3%
These programs are not available to me 188 -- 6.4%
I am unaware of these programs 15 -- 0.5%
Total 2,916 100.0% 100.00%

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74. How satisfied are you with the following Work/Life programs in your agency? Alternative Work SchedulesNSatisfaction %All Response Options %
Very Satisfied 1,259 55.1% 42.4%
Satisfied 754 32.9% 25.4%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 228 9.7% 7.7%
Dissatisfied 26 1.2% 0.9%
Very Dissatisfied 25 1.1% 0.8%
Item Response Total 2,292 100.0% 77.1%
I choose not to participate in these programs 533 -- 17.9%
These programs are not available to me 128 -- 4.3%
I am unaware of these programs 19 -- 0.6%
Total 2,972 100.0% 100.0%

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75. How satisfied are you with the following Work/Life programs in your agency? Health and Wellness ProgramsNSatisfaction %All Response Options %
Very Satisfied 426 23.2% 14.3%
Satisfied 647 35.3% 21.7%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 555 30.5% 18.6%
Dissatisfied 142 7.6% 4.8%
Very Dissatisfied 61 3.3% 2.0%
Item Response Total 1,831 100.0% 61.3%
I choose not to participate in these programs 396 -- 13.3%
These programs are not available to me 491 -- 16.4%
I am unaware of these programs 268 -- 9.0%
Total 2,986 100.0% 100.0%

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76. How satisfied are you with the following Work/Life programs in your agency? Employee Assistance ProgramNSatisfaction %All Response Options %
Very Satisfied 315 18.6% 10.5%
Satisfied 493 29.4% 16.5%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 835 48.2% 27.9%
Dissatisfied 35 2.0% 1.2%
Very Dissatisfied 29 1.8% 1.0%
Item Response Total 1,707 100.0% 57.1%
I choose not to participate in these programs 930 -- 31.1%
These programs are not available to me 73 -- 2.4%
I am unaware of these programs 281 -- 9.4%
Total 2,991 100.0% 100.0%

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77. How satisfied are you with the following Work/Life programs in your agency? Child Care ProgramsNSatisfaction %All Response Options %
Very Satisfied 156 14.4% 5.2%
Satisfied 217 19.7% 7.3%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 670 60.0% 22.4%
Dissatisfied 44 3.9% 1.5%
Very Dissatisfied 23 2.1% 0.8%
Item Response Total 1,110 100.0% 37.1%
I choose not to participate in these programs 1,054 -- 35.2%
These programs are not available to me 424 -- 14.2%
I am unaware of these programs 403 -- 13.5%
Total 2,991 100.0% 100.0%

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78. How satisfied are you with the following Work/Life programs in your agency? Elder Care ProgramsNSatisfaction %All Response Options %
Very Satisfied 138 13.9% 4.6%
Satisfied 151 15.3% 5.1%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 703 68.4% 23.5%
Dissatisfied 16 1.5% 0.5%
Very Dissatisfied 9 0.9% 0.3%
Item Response Total 1,017 100.0% 34.0%
I choose not to participate in these programs 1,116 -- 37.3%
These programs are not available to me 333 -- 11.1%
I am unaware of these programs 524 -- 17.5%
Total 2,990 100.0% 100.0%

Percentages are weighted to represent the Agency's population.

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Demographics

Where do you work?%
Headquarters 35.7%
Field 64.3%
Total 100.00%

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What is your supervisory status?%
Non-Supervisor 82.5%
Team Leader 5.9%
Supervisor 7.6%
Manager 2.6%
Senior Leader 1.4%
Total 100.00%

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Are you:%
Male 45%
Female 55%
Total 100.00%

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Are you Hispanic or Latino?%
Yes 7.9%
No 92.1%
Total 100.00%
Please select the racial category or categories with which you most closely identify.%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 2.6%
Black or African American 17.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5%
White 74%
Two or more races 4.3%
Total 100.00%

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What is the highest degree or level of education you have completed?%
Less than High School --
High School Diploma/GED or equivalent --
Trade or Technical Certificate --
Some College (no degree) --
Associate's Degree (e.g., AA, AS) --
Bachelor's Degree (e.g., BA, BS) --
Master's Degree (e.g., MA, MS, MBA) --
Doctoral/Professional Degree (e.g., Ph.D., MD, JD) --
Total --

Note: All results are suppressed when any single demographic category has fewer than 4 responses.

 

What is your pay category/grade?%
Federal Wage System --
GS 1-6 --
GS 7-12 --
GS 13-15 --
Senior Executive Service --
Senior Level (SL) or Scientific or Professional (ST) --
Other --
Total --

Note: All results are suppressed when any single demographic category has fewer than 4 responses.

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How long have you been with the Federal Government (excluding military service)?%
Less than 1 year 1.9%
1 to 3 years 11.9%
4 to 5 years 5.3%
6 to 10 years 25.8%
11 to 14 years 18.6%
15 to 20 years 13.7%
More than 20 years 22.8%
Total 100.00%

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How long have you been with your current agency (for example, Department of Justice, Environmental
Protection Agency)?
%
Less than 1 year 3.6%
1 to 3 years 23.3%
>4 to 5 years 6.7%
>6 to 10 years 27.8%
>11 to 20 years 27.6%
>More than 20 years 11.1%
>Total 100.00%

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Are you considering leaving your organization within the next year, and if so, why?%
>No 70%
>Yes, to retire 4.3%
>Yes, to take another job within the Federal Government 18.8%
>Yes, to take another job outside the Federal Government 2.5%
>Yes, other 4.4%
>Total 100.00%

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I am planning to retire:%
>Within one year 2.4%
>Between one and three years 8.1%
>Between three and five years 9.1%
>Five or more years 80.3%
>Total 100.00%

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Are you transgender?%
Yes 0.3%
No 99.7%
Total 100.00%

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What is your US military service status?%
No Prior Military Service 69.1%
Currently in National Guard or Reserves 1.7%
Retired 11.6%
Separated or Discharged 17.7%
Total 100.00%

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Are you an individual with a disability?%
Yes 16.9%
No 83.1%
Total 100.00%

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What is your age group?%
25 and under 0.72%
26-29 2.85%
30-39 28.21%
40-49 26.32%
50-59 30.85%
60 or older 11.05%
Total 100.00%

Percentages for demographic questions are unweighted.

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*AES prescribed items.

**Unweighted count of responses excluding 'Do Not Know' and 'No Basis to Judge'.

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