Agency Report

Office of the Secretary

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  317  

2018 Engagement Score
57.3

Change from 2017
-2.0 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Engagement Score: 70.9)
Mission
To provide support to the secretary of HHS in formulating and executing policies and programs that protect the health and well-being of the general public.
Website
http://www.hhs.gov/secretary/about/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 317 of 415 -2.0  57.3 59.3 52.9 50.7 53.5 58.3 61.7 53.8 60.9 61.3 63.6 59.4 56.2
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 300  of 408 -1.4  54.1 55.5 52.1 49.7 51.2 55.0 56.3 50.2 55.8 54.7 55.3 50.7 48.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 315  of 408 -1.8  45.7 47.5 43.4 40.7 43.4 47.0 48.3 44.7 50.2 51.0 51.0 46.5 44.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 339  of 408 -1.0  50.7 51.7 49.6 47.5 50.3 53.7 54.4 49.8 53.4 49.0 46.3 42.8 41.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 286  of 408 -2.3  44.6 46.9 44.9 41.6 43.2 48.7 51.0 44.0 50.1 48.7 50.0 45.3 42.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 248  of 408 -0.3  69.6 69.9 65.1 63.3 63.6 66.1 66.5 59.4 65.4 65.4 67.2 62.3 59.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 337  of 410 -1.0  74.8 75.8 72.7 72.8 72.1 75.3 76.2 76.3 76.2 77.5 77.7 75.6 75.4
Pay 314  of 410 -0.5  58.7 59.2 57.1 56.1 55.9 55.0 59.5 54.3 69.3 66.1 67.1
Strategic Management 284  of 409 2.5  57.2 54.7 53.1 50.9 52.3 55.5 58.4 56.5 58.3 59.7 60.2 55.2 62.7
Teamwork 257  of 409 -0.4  68.5 68.9 65.8 63.5 65.3 66.6 67.9 63.0 66.4 73.4 72.0 69.9 65.7
Innovation 260  of 409 -0.8  64.2 65.0 61.5 60.0 60.9 62.7 63.3 63.0 64.6
Training and Development 333  of 410 -2.1  55.6 57.7 52.9 51.9 52.2 56.1 57.0 57.9 59.6 59.7 60.3 56.9 56.6
Work–Life Balance 323  of 409 -2.6  57.7 60.3 56.9 55.2 57.2 59.1 60.8 59.9 63.6 64.3 67.5 65.3 65.5
Support for Diversity 322  of 409 -2.4  57.1 59.5 54.9 52.6 53.3 55.4 57.4 51.7 58.5 62.7 58.6 56.0 59.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 262  of 408 0.7  47.6 46.9 43.4 41.0 43.4 44.0 46.4 44.4 47.2 48.7 49.0 48.6 45.3
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 (2017)
311 ( 9.4% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
296

Workforce with less than three years of service
15.6%

Employees left (2017)
358 ( 10.8% )

Average left (2013-2017)
321


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics