Agency Report

Office of the Secretary (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  264  

2017 Index Score
59.3

Change from 2016
6.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 70.4)
Mission
To provide support to the secretary of HHS in formulating and executing policies and programs that protect the health and well-being of the general public.
Website
http://www.hhs.gov/secretary/about/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 264 of 339 6.4  59.3 52.9 50.7 53.5 58.3 61.7 53.8 60.9 61.3 63.6 59.4 56.2
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 258  of 336 3.4  55.5 52.1 49.7 51.2 55.0 56.3 50.2 55.8 54.7 55.3 50.7 48.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 265  of 336 4.1  47.5 43.4 40.7 43.4 47.0 48.3 44.7 50.2 51.0 51.0 46.5 44.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 285  of 336 2.1  51.7 49.6 47.5 50.3 53.7 54.4 49.8 53.4 49.0 46.3 42.8 41.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 244  of 336 2.0  46.9 44.9 41.6 43.2 48.7 51.0 44.0 50.1 48.7 50.0 45.3 42.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 194  of 336 4.8  69.9 65.1 63.3 63.6 66.1 66.5 59.4 65.4 65.4 67.2 62.3 59.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 249  of 338 3.1  75.8 72.7 72.8 72.1 75.3 76.2 76.3 76.2 77.5 77.7 75.6 75.4
Pay 265  of 338 2.1  59.2 57.1 56.1 55.9 55.0 59.5 54.3 69.3 66.1 67.1
Strategic Management 238  of 337 1.6  54.7 53.1 50.9 52.3 55.5 58.4 56.5 58.3 59.7 60.2 55.2 62.7
Teamwork 214  of 337 3.1  68.9 65.8 63.5 65.3 66.6 67.9 63.0 66.4 73.4 72.0 69.9 65.7
Innovation 214  of 337 3.5  65.0 61.5 60.0 60.9 62.7 63.3 63.0 64.6
Training and Development 266  of 338 4.8  57.7 52.9 51.9 52.2 56.1 57.0 57.9 59.6 59.7 60.3 56.9 56.6
Work–Life Balance 249  of 337 3.4  60.3 56.9 55.2 57.2 59.1 60.8 59.9 63.6 64.3 67.5 65.3 65.5
Support for Diversity 236  of 337 4.6  59.5 54.9 52.6 53.3 55.4 57.4 51.7 58.5 62.7 58.6 56.0 59.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 248  of 336 3.5  46.9 43.4 41.0 43.4 44.0 46.4 44.4 47.2 48.7 49.0 48.6 45.3
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)
363 ( 11.0% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
311

Workforce with less than three years of service
14.7%

Employees left (2016)
280 ( 8.5% )

Average left (2010-2016)
317


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics