Agency Report

Indian Health Service (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  112  

2017 Index Score
60.6

Change from 2016
5.6 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 70.4)
Mission
To raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level.
Website
http://www.ihs.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 112 of 150 5.6  60.6 55.0 54.5 52.7 53.5 57.5 56.4 60.0 60.9 63.2 67.7 63.6
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 132  of 147 4.1  50.1 46.0 44.7 43.3 43.4 45.3 44.4 47.3 47.4 47.9 48.1 44.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 124  of 147 3.5  46.0 42.5 41.1 40.7 39.9 42.2 41.9 46.1 47.1 48.5 44.7 41.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 133  of 147 2.7  49.1 46.4 44.0 41.9 42.0 42.5 41.6 43.9 40.7 37.7 37.5 38.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 118  of 147 5.5  44.4 38.9 38.2 36.8 38.3 41.5 40.6 42.4 44.5 45.0 46.0 39.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 139  of 147 3.8  58.5 54.7 53.2 52.0 50.9 52.1 50.7 54.5 54.0 55.6 57.4 53.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 31  of 149 0.6  81.2 80.6 79.9 79.1 79.9 80.6 80.7 82.9 83.0 84.4 85.6 84.7
Pay 133  of 149 3.8  54.9 51.1 52.9 50.8 48.9 53.4 54.0 57.5 57.6 59.2
Strategic Management 122  of 148 3.8  52.9 49.1 48.9 46.6 48.6 49.2 47.9 50.2 54.2 56.4 56.9 59.2
Teamwork 145  of 148 3.9  56.4 52.5 52.1 49.9 50.7 49.6 49.8 52.1 59.5 60.9 65.2 57.0
Innovation 115  of 148 2.7  62.3 59.6 57.9 56.3 56.6 56.6 58.3 59.7
Training and Development 113  of 149 4.2  58.2 54.0 53.4 50.7 50.9 52.5 52.2 55.9 57.9 59.0 58.2 55.7
Work–Life Balance 115  of 148 2.9  59.2 56.3 55.4 54.5 53.9 55.5 54.6 56.7 58.6 61.7 63.0 61.5
Support for Diversity 143  of 148 5.9  51.8 45.9 44.9 43.6 43.2 43.7 43.5 45.6 50.1 46.9 50.1 48.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 122  of 147 4.8  44.0 39.2 38.8 36.4 35.6 38.2 39.8 41.9 42.0 39.2 38.0 38.3
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)
1,870 ( 14.3% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
1,582

Workforce with less than three years of service
22.9%

Employees left (2016)
1,727 ( 13.2% )

Average left (2010-2016)
1,656


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics