Agency Report

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  102  

2017 Index Score
71.4

Change from 2016
5.5 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 70.4)
Mission
To produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.
Website
http://www.ahrq.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 102 of 339 5.5  71.4 65.9 64.2 70.9 68.9 71.9 63.6 69.3 63.1 57.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 126  of 336 1.5  62.2 60.7 57.0 57.0 56.8 57.7 54.8 58.1 52.4 51.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 140  of 336 2.1  54.7 52.6 47.3 47.5 46.1 47.3 45.6 53.1 46.2 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 114  of 336 2.0  62.6 60.6 55.7 55.0 56.4 57.9 54.9 54.1 46.7 39.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 175  of 336 -1.3  51.8 53.1 47.1 51.4 52.0 55.6 52.2 51.9 47.6 44.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 74  of 336 3.7  76.1 72.4 72.3 68.3 67.3 65.0 62.0 68.9 63.4 67.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 215  of 338 -1.5  77.4 78.9 75.2 75.6 74.5 77.1 75.2 76.2 75.6 72.4
Pay 157  of 338 3.7  66.4 62.7 53.1 54.9 53.8 58.4 64.3 69.5 59.5 63.7
Strategic Management 128  of 337 0.8  60.1 59.3 55.3 56.5 55.4 56.6 52.4 58.3 57.2 56.2
Teamwork 46  of 337 8.8  78.5 69.7 70.0 71.3 73.1 70.7 65.6 64.3 66.7 69.8
Innovation 103  of 337 -0.5  69.7 70.2 63.5 65.0 64.7 66.3 65.5 66.9
Training and Development 130  of 338 6.9  65.4 58.5 60.6 59.7 60.2 55.5 55.8 58.5 58.9 56.9
Work–Life Balance 46  of 337 7.5  72.9 65.4 67.7 70.2 69.5 67.1 67.2 69.4 70.3 73.7
Support for Diversity 157  of 337 4.0  63.9 59.9 58.1 59.0 63.4 66.9 60.1 57.1 63.6 59.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 93  of 336 2.8  55.0 52.2 46.5 47.3 47.7 49.4 49.9 50.7 48.7 49.3
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)
16 ( 6.3% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
11

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.3%

Employees left (2016)
17 ( 6.7% )

Average left (2010-2016)
15


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics