Agency Report

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  51  


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

  1  


2016 Profile Agency

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2016 Index Score
72.9

Change from 2015
2.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 66.4)
Mission
To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability.
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Website
http://www.cdc.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 51 of 305 2.0  72.9 70.9 68.8 68.7 70.8 66.1 68.2 61.5 54.0 61.2 62.6
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 65 of 303 2.3  63.2 60.9 58.6 58.6 59.2 54.1 55.4 51.2 46.7 49.2 49.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 72 of 303 2.3  55.7 53.4 50.9 50.3 51.0 46.7 49.6 47.3 41.7 45.7 45.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 88 of 303 3.0  60.5 57.5 55.1 54.9 54.3 50.7 50.4 45.3 38.3 42.6 42.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 65 of 303 2.6  58.4 55.8 53.8 54.0 54.6 48.9 49.8 42.2 38.1 41.8 45.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 73 of 303 1.7  73.1 71.4 69.1 69.0 70.2 64.7 66.5 65.1 62.1 61.7 59.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 66 of 304 1.1  80.2 79.1 77.4 77.3 78.1 76.3 77.9 76.0 73.1 74.2 78.8
Pay 101 of 304 0.9  66.2 65.3 63.4 61.5 65.5 64.6 70.0 66.1 62.1
Strategic Management 64 of 304 2.7  62.9 60.2 58.7 58.4 58.7 55.0 56.4 54.5 50.0 53.5 60.8
Teamwork 75 of 304 2.2  72.3 70.1 68.8 69.3 69.2 63.9 64.9 69.8 68.0 68.8 65.1
Innovation 41 of 304 2.2  71.5 69.3 68.2 66.8 68.0 66.0 66.9
Training and Development 74 of 304 1.7  67.6 65.9 62.9 62.5 63.9 62.3 63.8 62.0 57.3 58.5 56.1
Work–Life Balance 70 of 304 2.1  68.1 66.0 64.2 62.6 63.3 61.8 62.7 61.4 58.6 62.2 66.3
Support for Diversity 68 of 304 3.0  64.4 61.4 61.4 61.5 61.7 58.9 58.9 64.1 56.5 60.2 61.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 51 of 303 2.6  55.8 53.2 50.7 48.3 50.4 48.0 49.9 48.2 45.2 45.6 49.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 49 of 285 2.3  74.6 72.3 70.2 70.4 70.8 69.7 69.2 61.0
Male 51 of 294 2.1  75.7 73.6 71.8 70.6 71.3 67.8 71.4 62.2
American Indian or Native American 3 of 25 -2.1  65.9 68.0
Asian 10 of 111 2.0  81.5 79.5 79.6 75.6 77.0 74.5 73.6 70.0
Black or African-American 58 of 225 -0.4  71.0 71.4 67.7 68.3 69.5 68.8 67.7 62.0
Hispanic or Latino 22 of 149 1.5  75.2 73.7 70.9 72.8 71.5 69.3 68.9 58.0
Multi-racial 14 of 99 0.7  66.1 65.4 65.3 64.3 60.8 53.9 62.2 39.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 58 of 299 2.9  76.9 74.0 72.0 71.7 72.4 69.5 71.5 61.8
Employees with Disabilities 67 of 194 -1.8  61.8 63.6 60.4 62.6 62.4
LGBT 7 of 59 3.8  75.8 72.0
Senior Executive Service (SES) 5 of 37 9.3  96.9 87.6 84.8 83.7 89.1
Veterans 67 of 230 -1.8  69.1 70.9 64.2 66.9 68.4
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 48 of 58 -5.1  50.0 55.1
Economist 4 of 12 3.2  75.9 72.7
HR Specialist 26 of 57 7.9  64.3 56.4
IT Specialist 11 of 103 0.9  73.7 72.8
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)
516 ( 6.0% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
420

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.0%

Employees left (2015)
486 ( 5.6% )

Average left (2010-2015)
381


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics