Agency Report

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  61  

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 61 of 339 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 78  of 336 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 88  of 336 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 118  of 336 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 75  of 336 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 106  of 336 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 89  of 338 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 125  of 338 1.9  68.1 66.2 65.3 63.4 61.5 65.5 64.6 70.0 66.1 62.1
Strategic Management 86  of 337 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 112  of 337 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 56  of 337 1.3  72.8 71.5 69.3 68.2 66.8 68.0 66.0 66.9
Training and Development 92  of 338 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 90  of 337 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 94  of 337 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 65  of 336 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


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics