Agency Report

Indian Health Service (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  245  

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 245 of 339 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 306  of 336 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 286  of 336 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 303  of 336 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 268  of 336 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 320  of 336 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 86  of 338 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 302  of 338 3.8  54.9 51.1 52.9 50.8 48.9 53.4 54.0 57.5 57.6 59.2
Strategic Management 279  of 337 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 329  of 337 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 277  of 337 2.7  62.3 59.6 57.9 56.3 56.6 56.6 58.3 59.7
Training and Development 260  of 338 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 261  of 337 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 324  of 337 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 292  of 336 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


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics