Agency Report

Department of Health and Human Services

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

  2  

2017 Index Score
70.4

Change from 2016
4.0 


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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 2 of 18 4.0  70.4 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 3  of 18 3.1  61.1 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 2  of 18 3.3  55.2 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 10  of 18 2.6  58.5 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 2  of 18 3.2  55.7 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 5  of 18 3.1  70.8 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 1.4  81.0 79.6 78.4 77.1 77.5 78.2 78.0 79.1 78.6 78.3 76.6 79.3
Pay 7  of 18 3.1  62.9 59.8 58.3 56.4 54.2 57.4 59.6 65.0 62.3 61.7
Strategic Management 2  of 18 2.0  61.4 59.4 57.2 55.5 55.9 56.4 55.7 56.7 57.0 56.2 56.4 60.7
Teamwork 6  of 18 2.7  70.8 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 2.5  69.5 67.0 65.0 63.5 62.7 63.7 63.9 64.7
Training and Development 2  of 18 2.9  65.8 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 2.2  66.7 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 5  of 18 4.2  64.0 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 2  of 18 3.6  53.2 49.6 47.5 45.4 43.6 45.9 46.6 47.9 47.0 46.4 44.6 45.1
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 (2016)
6,107 ( 9.3% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
4,846

Workforce with less than three years of service
15.2%

Employees left (2016)
4,894 ( 7.5% )

Average left (2010-2016)
4,537


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