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Department of Homeland Security Annual Employee Survey

The Department of Homeland Security Annual Employee Surveys (AES) are conducted to collect data on Department employees' perceptions of workforce management, organizational accomplishments, agency goals, leadership, and communication.

2017 Results

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), which was conducted by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) between May 11 and June 22. The survey was sent to a sampling of employees randomly selected by OPM. Of the 96,776 DHS employees who received the survey, 47,414 responded answering questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2016 Results

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), which was conducted by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) between May 5 and June 16. The survey was sent to a sampling of employees randomly selected by OPM. Of the 93,709 DHS employees who received the survey, 46,991 responded answering questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2015 Results

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2015 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), which was conducted by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) between April 27 and June 5. The survey was sent to a sampling of employees randomly selected by OPM. Of the 91,425 DHS employees who received the survey, 43,090 responded answering questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2014 Results

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2014 FEVS, which was conducted by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) between April 29 and June 6. The survey was sent to a sampling of employees randomly selected by OPM. Of the 93,375 DHS employees who received the survey, 42,798 responded answering questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2013 Results

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2013 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), which was administered April 30 through June 14 by the Office of Personnel Management. Of the 81,983 employees randomly selected by OPM, 48% (39,090) responded and answered questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2012 Results

DHS employees provided feedback through the 2012 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), which was administered May 2 through June 20 by the Office of Personnel Management. Of the 176,990 eligible employees who received the invitation, 47% responded and answered questions in the areas of leadership and knowledge management, results-oriented performance culture, talent management and job satisfaction.

2011 Results

The 2011 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey was administered by the Office of Personnel Management during April and May 2011 to gain employee insight on leadership, performance culture, personal work experiences and job satisfaction. The results will be used to inform ongoing action planning and address opportunities for improvement across the Department.

2010 Results

The Office of Personnel Management conducted the 2010 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (formerly known as the Federal Human Capital Survey) was administered during February and March 2010.

The results provide the Department with valuable information that enables components and senior leadership to understand employee concerns and develop targeted solutions.

2009 Results

The Department of Homeland Security 2009 Annual Employee Survey (AES) was conducted, from October 30 through December 22, 2009, to collect data on employees' perceptions of workforce management, organizational accomplishments, agency goals, leadership, and communication. The results will be used to inform ongoing action planning and address opportunities for improvement across the Department.

2008 Results

The Office of Personnel Management conducted the 2008 Federal Human Capital Survey to collect data on Department employees' perceptions of workforce management, organizational accomplishments, agency goals, leadership, and communication.

Department managers will use the findings to help sharpen policies for improving our agency performance.

2007 Results

The 2007 Department of Homeland Security Annual Employee Survey (AES) was conducted to collect data on Department employees' perceptions of workforce management, organizational accomplishments, agency goals, leadership, and communication.

Department managers will use the findings to help sharpen policies for improving our agency performance. The documents below contain the profile of the respondents and the survey results for each major component of the Department.

Last Published Date: October 17, 2017

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