Agency Report

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  115  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 14 Public Health Agencies

  7  

2016 Index Score
65.9

Change from 2015
1.7 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 66.4)
Mission
To improve the quality, safety, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Americans.
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Website
http://www.ahrq.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 115 of 305 1.7  65.9 64.2 70.9 68.9 71.9 63.6 69.3 63.1 57.4
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 92 of 303 3.7  60.7 57.0 57.0 56.8 57.7 54.8 58.1 52.4 51.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 120 of 303 5.3  52.6 47.3 47.5 46.1 47.3 45.6 53.1 46.2 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 86 of 303 4.9  60.6 55.7 55.0 56.4 57.9 54.9 54.1 46.7 39.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 117 of 303 6.0  53.1 47.1 51.4 52.0 55.6 52.2 51.9 47.6 44.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 89 of 303 0.1  72.4 72.3 68.3 67.3 65.0 62.0 68.9 63.4 67.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 103 of 304 3.7  78.9 75.2 75.6 74.5 77.1 75.2 76.2 75.6 72.4
Pay 156 of 304 9.6  62.7 53.1 54.9 53.8 58.4 64.3 69.5 59.5 63.7
Strategic Management 109 of 304 4.0  59.3 55.3 56.5 55.4 56.6 52.4 58.3 57.2 56.2
Teamwork 121 of 304 -0.3  69.7 70.0 71.3 73.1 70.7 65.6 64.3 66.7 69.8
Innovation 52 of 304 6.7  70.2 63.5 65.0 64.7 66.3 65.5 66.9
Training and Development 191 of 304 -2.1  58.5 60.6 59.7 60.2 55.5 55.8 58.5 58.9 56.9
Work–Life Balance 112 of 304 -2.3  65.4 67.7 70.2 69.5 67.1 67.2 69.4 70.3 73.7
Support for Diversity 145 of 304 1.8  59.9 58.1 59.0 63.4 66.9 60.1 57.1 63.6 59.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 80 of 303 5.7  52.2 46.5 47.3 47.7 49.4 49.9 50.7 48.7 49.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 124 of 285 -0.9  65.5 66.4 74.5 72.8 72.3 63.3 64.8 61.3
Male 17 of 294 10.7  81.6 70.9 73.3 70.7 78.4 74.7 82.0 66.8
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 0.0  55.5
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 64 of 299 1.9  75.4 73.5 79.3 76.0 79.0 68.1 67.6 60.8
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 0.0 
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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)
8 ( 3.1% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
11

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.2%

Employees left (2015)
23 ( 8.9% )

Average left (2010-2015)
15


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics