Agency Report

Office of the Secretary (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  267  

2016 Index Score
52.9

Change from 2015
2.2 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 66.4)
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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 267 of 305 2.2  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 234 of 303 2.4  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 249 of 303 2.7  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 249 of 303 2.1  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 212 of 303 3.3  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 215 of 303 1.8  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 264 of 304 -0.1  72.7 72.8 72.1 75.3 76.2 76.3 76.2 77.5 77.7 75.6 75.4
Pay 231 of 304 1.0  57.1 56.1 55.9 55.0 59.5 54.3 69.3 66.1 67.1
Strategic Management 210 of 304 2.2  53.1 50.9 52.3 55.5 58.4 56.5 58.3 59.7 60.2 55.2 62.7
Teamwork 197 of 304 2.3  65.8 63.5 65.3 66.6 67.9 63.0 66.4 73.4 72.0 69.9 65.7
Innovation 210 of 304 1.5  61.5 60.0 60.9 62.7 63.3 63.0 64.6
Training and Development 266 of 304 1.0  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 250 of 304 1.7  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 241 of 304 2.3  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 234 of 303 2.4  43.4 41.0 43.4 44.0 46.4 44.4 47.2 48.7 49.0 48.6 45.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 251 of 285 0.4  52.7 52.3 56.0 60.8 60.3 57.8 58.3 58.6
Male 242 of 294 3.1  57.4 54.3 55.5 60.9 64.5 65.5 68.6 64.8
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 78 of 111 1.1  62.6 61.5 69.7 70.0 65.3 71.1 71.3 73.2
Black or African-American 199 of 225 0.9  53.8 52.9 53.6 60.0 57.6 56.0 53.9 55.8
Hispanic or Latino 135 of 149 4.9  51.1 46.2 50.1 58.0 64.2 63.4 64.0 59.7
Multi-racial 81 of 99 7.1  48.9 41.8 41.4 46.2 65.8 38.9 45.9 52.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 259 of 299 3.4  56.3 52.9 57.4 61.8 63.8 63.5 66.7 63.7
Employees with Disabilities 174 of 194 1.5  47.4 45.9 47.7 50.8 55.3
LGBT 51 of 59 4.6  51.2 46.6
Senior Executive Service (SES) 19 of 37 0.4  86.3 85.9 81.2 81.3 82.9
Veterans 206 of 230 7.5  54.5 47.0 51.6 57.7 60.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 51 of 58 13.9  47.7 33.8
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 46 of 57 8.6  50.5 41.9
IT Specialist 100 of 103 5.3  41.3 36.0
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)
278 ( 8.8% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
439

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.8%

Employees left (2015)
311 ( 9.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
324


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics