Agency Report

Veterans Health Administration (VA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  132  

2017 Index Score
56.3

Change from 2016
-0.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Veterans Affairs (Index Score: 56.1)
Mission
To honor America's veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
Website
http://www.va.gov/health/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 132 of 150 -0.4  56.3 56.7 55.2 55.0 57.7 61.9 63.8 63.7 66.1 61.9 57.4 60.6
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 139  of 147 -0.4  48.1 48.5 46.6 46.2 49.2 50.6 52.2 49.4 49.9 49.8 53.6 49.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 136  of 147 -0.2  41.0 41.2 39.3 39.6 41.9 43.4 45.4 43.7 46.4 47.2 51.4 45.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 130  of 147 -0.4  50.8 51.2 49.5 48.9 51.3 51.4 53.9 50.4 49.0 49.6 49.7 46.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 134  of 147 0.1  40.3 40.2 38.5 38.3 43.0 44.8 47.1 45.4 44.3 44.5 47.5 42.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 141  of 147 -1.2  58.0 59.2 57.0 56.1 58.0 59.6 60.0 55.7 57.7 56.5 62.9 60.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 94  of 149 -0.7  77.4 78.1 77.1 76.9 78.4 79.0 81.0 82.1 82.1 80.6 75.0 79.1
Pay 146  of 149 -0.2  45.6 45.8 44.1 42.8 43.5 48.6 51.8 51.0 54.0 51.5
Strategic Management 127  of 148 -0.7  52.4 53.1 52.0 52.1 55.3 55.6 57.9 55.8 61.6 58.4 58.8 64.9
Teamwork 139  of 148 0.0  60.3 60.3 59.0 58.4 60.5 61.3 62.3 61.8 70.4 67.4 71.2 68.4
Innovation 132  of 148 -0.5  59.1 59.6 58.4 58.3 59.7 60.5 62.7 61.6
Training and Development 121  of 149 -0.4  57.3 57.7 57.1 56.8 59.2 60.0 61.6 62.1 64.2 59.7 58.7 56.5
Work–Life Balance 131  of 148 0.1  56.1 56.0 54.8 54.7 56.6 56.2 56.7 54.3 60.0 58.7 60.8 67.3
Support for Diversity 140  of 148 -0.2  52.7 52.9 51.5 51.7 53.1 54.7 56.7 52.4 60.2 58.2 57.4 59.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 138  of 147 -0.5  39.6 40.1 38.7 38.2 40.0 40.8 43.6 42.2 43.8 39.7 43.9 46.9
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)
30,173 ( 10.2% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
26,713

Workforce with less than three years of service
24.0%

Employees left (2016)
25,190 ( 8.5% )

Average left (2010-2016)
21,670


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