Agency Report

Indian Health Service (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  249  


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

  12  

2016 Index Score
55.0

Change from 2015
0.5 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 66.4)
Mission
To raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level.
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Website
http://www.ihs.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 249 of 305 0.5  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 291 of 303 1.3  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 261 of 303 1.4  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 281 of 303 2.4  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 272 of 303 0.7  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 297 of 303 1.5  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 53 of 304 0.7  80.6 79.9 79.1 79.9 80.6 80.7 82.9 83.0 84.4 85.6 84.7
Pay 277 of 304 -1.8  51.1 52.9 50.8 48.9 53.4 54.0 57.5 57.6 59.2
Strategic Management 266 of 304 0.2  49.1 48.9 46.6 48.6 49.2 47.9 50.2 54.2 56.4 56.9 59.2
Teamwork 301 of 304 0.4  52.5 52.1 49.9 50.7 49.6 49.8 52.1 59.5 60.9 65.2 57.0
Innovation 243 of 304 1.7  59.6 57.9 56.3 56.6 56.6 58.3 59.7
Training and Development 257 of 304 0.6  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 260 of 304 0.9  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 300 of 304 1.0  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 283 of 303 0.4  39.2 38.8 36.4 35.6 38.2 39.8 41.9 42.0 39.2 38.0 38.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 221 of 285 -0.7  57.0 57.7 55.6 56.9 57.1 58.0 60.6 60.3
Male 226 of 294 2.0  59.9 57.9 56.3 56.1 59.0 62.0 64.7 62.5
American Indian or Native American 8 of 25 -0.4  59.2 59.6 57.6 58.9 59.5 61.4 63.6 63.3
Asian 53 of 111 0.2  70.2 70.0 63.0 55.9 67.1 80.0
Black or African-American 155 of 225 2.3  59.7 57.4 53.3 57.6 53.6 48.3 68.2 55.2
Hispanic or Latino 95 of 149 3.4  60.8 57.4 55.9 47.9 54.9 54.4 63.6 58.9
Multi-racial 68 of 99 -3.6  51.4 55.0 48.2 52.0 50.3 52.3 55.1 53.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 258 of 299 1.7  56.5 54.8 52.5 51.4 52.0 51.4 53.5 50.6
Employees with Disabilities 162 of 194 7.4  51.1 43.7 44.8 47.4 44.4
LGBT 46 of 59 1.5  56.1 54.6
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 215 of 230 -0.3  52.4 52.7 53.0 52.7 50.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 56 of 58 -9.0  42.3 51.3
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 19 of 57 7.2  68.5 61.3
IT Specialist 73 of 103 -3.7  51.6 55.3
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 (2015)
1,594 ( 12.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
1,448

Workforce with less than three years of service
20.2%

Employees left (2015)
1,722 ( 13.4% )

Average left (2010-2015)
1,580


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics