Agency Report

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  23  

2017 Index Score
75.0

Change from 2016
2.1 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 70.4)
Mission
To protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. 
Website
http://www.cdc.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 23 of 150 2.1  75.0 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 25  of 147 2.0  65.2 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 28  of 147 2.6  58.3 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 39  of 147 1.9  62.4 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 19  of 147 2.3  60.7 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 36  of 147 1.4  74.5 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 33  of 149 0.9  81.1 80.2 79.1 77.4 77.3 78.1 76.3 77.9 76.0 73.1 74.2 78.8
Pay 46  of 149 1.9  68.1 66.2 65.3 63.4 61.5 65.5 64.6 70.0 66.1 62.1
Strategic Management 32  of 148 0.6  63.5 62.9 60.2 58.7 58.4 58.7 55.0 56.4 54.5 50.0 53.5 60.8
Teamwork 37  of 148 1.5  73.8 72.3 70.1 68.8 69.3 69.2 63.9 64.9 69.8 68.0 68.8 65.1
Innovation 21  of 148 1.3  72.8 71.5 69.3 68.2 66.8 68.0 66.0 66.9
Training and Development 34  of 149 0.9  68.5 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 31  of 148 0.9  69.0 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 32  of 148 3.0  67.4 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 22  of 147 1.0  56.8 55.8 53.2 50.7 48.3 50.4 48.0 49.9 48.2 45.2 45.6 49.2
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)
719 ( 7.9% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
442

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.6%

Employees left (2016)
494 ( 5.4% )

Average left (2010-2016)
432


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics