Agency Report

Department of Health and Human Services


Best Places to Work Rank

  7  
of 19 Large Agencies

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2015 Index Score
63.9
Change from 2014
2.1 

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
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 7 of 19 2.1  63.9 61.8 61.9 63.3 62.7 64.8 62.3 61.3 62.1 61.9
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 6 of 19 1.9  55.5 53.6 53.8 53.8 53.0 54.3 52.3 51.2 49.7 48.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 5 of 19 1.9  49.1 47.2 46.8 47.4 47.6 49.8 49.1 48.1 46.4 45.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 13 of 19 1.9  53.3 51.4 51.4 50.7 49.6 50.4 46.1 41.8 41.0 42.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 6 of 19 1.9  49.8 47.9 48.8 49.1 48.6 49.1 47.2 45.9 44.6 43.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 10 of 19 1.7  65.3 63.6 63.5 63.3 61.8 63.6 62.1 62.7 61.0 58.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 4 of 19 1.3  78.4 77.1 77.5 78.2 78.0 79.1 78.6 78.3 76.6 79.3
Pay 9 of 19 1.9  58.3 56.4 54.2 57.4 59.6 65.0 62.3 61.7
Strategic Management 6 of 19 1.7  57.2 55.5 55.9 56.4 55.7 56.7 57.0 56.2 56.4 60.7
Teamwork 10 of 19 1.4  66.1 64.7 64.7 64.2 62.6 63.2 69.0 68.8 68.8 65.3
Innovation 3 of 18 1.5  65.0 63.5 62.7 63.7 63.9 64.7
Training and Development 6 of 19 2.5  60.9 58.4 57.7 58.7 58.4 60.6 60.0 59.3 58.8 57.0
Work–Life Balance 6 of 19 1.3  62.8 61.5 60.7 61.9 61.3 62.5 63.0 62.8 63.7 66.9
Support for Diversity 11 of 19 0.9  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 5 of 19 2.1  47.5 45.4 43.6 45.9 46.6 47.9 47.0 46.4 44.6 45.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 6 of 18 2.1  65.8 63.7 64.3 65.0 64.5 65.3 61.2
Male 6 of 18 1.7  67.8 66.1 65.4 67.8 67.7 69.2 64.3
40 and over 6 of 18 2.1  63.4 61.3 64.2 65.4 65.0 66.2 62.0
Under 40 6 of 18 2.1  65.5 63.4 67.2 68.4 68.5 68.9 63.5
American Indian or Native American 7 of 17 2.1  59.7 57.6 59.6 61.5 63.6 62.9
Asian 3 of 18 1.6  75.4 73.8 70.8 71.7 73.3 74.4 71.8
Black or African-American 7 of 18 1.7  66.3 64.6 66.0 66.3 64.7 64.4 61.2
Hispanic or Latino 6 of 18 3.9  66.7 62.8 64.1 65.7 64.9 65.4 59.4
Multi-racial 6 of 18 2.9  58.6 55.7 56.3 55.7 52.7 57.7 52.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14 of 16 -10.1  51.4 61.5 59.4 65.3
White 5 of 18 2.0  68.6 66.6 66.4 68.7 67.9 68.8 62.3
Employees with Disabilities 11 of 18 3.1  55.9 52.8 55.6 55.2
LGBT 6 of 18 0.0  63.3
Senior Executive Service (SES) 11 of 18 0.0  84.2 84.2 83.0 84.3
Veterans 9 of 18 0.9  61.9 61.0 61.6 62.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 6 of 14 0.0  67.0
Contract Specialist 11 of 17 0.0  55.3
Economist 4 of 7 0.0  68.6
HR Specialist 11 of 18 0.0  58.8
IT Specialist 9 of 18 0.0  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 (2014)
4,053 ( 6.5% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
4,646

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.4%

Employees left (2014)
4,536 ( 7.3% )

Average left (2009-2014)
4,122


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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