Agency Report

Department of Health and Human Services

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

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2016 Profile Agency

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2016 Index Score
66.4

Change from 2015
2.5 


Mission
To enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans by providing effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.
Website
http://www.hhs.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 5 of 18 2.5  66.4 63.9 61.8 61.9 63.3 62.7 64.8 62.3 61.3 62.1 61.9
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 5 of 18 2.5  58.0 55.5 53.6 53.8 53.8 53.0 54.3 52.3 51.2 49.7 48.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 4 of 18 2.8  51.9 49.1 47.2 46.8 47.4 47.6 49.8 49.1 48.1 46.4 45.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 12 of 18 2.6  55.9 53.3 51.4 51.4 50.7 49.6 50.4 46.1 41.8 41.0 42.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 3 of 18 2.7  52.5 49.8 47.9 48.8 49.1 48.6 49.1 47.2 45.9 44.6 43.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 7 of 18 2.4  67.7 65.3 63.6 63.5 63.3 61.8 63.6 62.1 62.7 61.0 58.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 2 of 18 1.2  79.6 78.4 77.1 77.5 78.2 78.0 79.1 78.6 78.3 76.6 79.3
Pay 6 of 18 1.5  59.8 58.3 56.4 54.2 57.4 59.6 65.0 62.3 61.7
Strategic Management 3 of 18 2.2  59.4 57.2 55.5 55.9 56.4 55.7 56.7 57.0 56.2 56.4 60.7
Teamwork 7 of 18 2.0  68.1 66.1 64.7 64.7 64.2 62.6 63.2 69.0 68.8 68.8 65.3
Innovation 3 of 18 2.0  67.0 65.0 63.5 62.7 63.7 63.9 64.7
Training and Development 4 of 18 2.0  62.9 60.9 58.4 57.7 58.7 58.4 60.6 60.0 59.3 58.8 57.0
Work–Life Balance 3 of 18 1.7  64.5 62.8 61.5 60.7 61.9 61.3 62.5 63.0 62.8 63.7 66.9
Support for Diversity 6 of 18 2.5  59.8 57.3 56.4 56.2 55.8 55.6 56.3 60.9 57.6 57.4 60.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 4 of 18 2.1  49.6 47.5 45.4 43.6 45.9 46.6 47.9 47.0 46.4 44.6 45.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 4 of 17 1.8  67.6 65.8 63.7 64.3 65.0 64.5 65.3 61.2
Male 4 of 17 2.6  70.4 67.8 66.1 65.4 67.8 67.7 69.2 64.3
American Indian or Native American 4 of 16 -0.5  59.2 59.7 57.6 59.6 61.5 63.6 62.9
Asian 3 of 17 1.8  77.2 75.4 73.8 70.8 71.7 73.3 74.4 71.8
Black or African-American 6 of 17 2.1  68.4 66.3 64.6 66.0 66.3 64.7 64.4 61.2
Hispanic or Latino 6 of 17 0.9  67.6 66.7 62.8 64.1 65.7 64.9 65.4 59.4
Multi-racial 6 of 17 -0.7  57.9 58.6 55.7 56.3 55.7 52.7 57.7 52.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7 of 16 10.6  62.0 51.4 61.5 59.4 65.3
White 3 of 17 2.7  71.3 68.6 66.6 66.4 68.7 67.9 68.8 62.3
Employees with Disabilities 8 of 17 2.9  58.8 55.9 52.8 55.6 55.2
LGBT 4 of 17 3.6  66.9 63.3
Senior Executive Service (SES) 3 of 17 7.0  91.2 84.2 84.2 83.0 84.3
Veterans 7 of 17 2.7  64.6 61.9 61.0 61.6 62.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 8 of 14 -1.1  65.9 67.0
Contract Specialist 12 of 15 -0.5  54.8 55.3
Economist 4 of 8 2.2  70.8 68.6
HR Specialist 4 of 16 7.9  66.7 58.8
IT Specialist 7 of 16 2.4  60.5 58.1
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 (2015)
5,367 ( 8.5% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
4,766

Workforce with less than three years of service
13.1%

Employees left (2015)
4,798 ( 7.6% )

Average left (2010-2015)
4,235


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics