Agency Report

Indian Health Service

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  252  

2018 Engagement Score
61.4

Change from 2017
0.8 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Engagement Score: 70.9)
Mission
To raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level.
Website
http://www.ihs.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 252 of 415 0.8  61.4 60.6 55.0 54.5 52.7 53.5 57.5 56.4 60.0 60.9 63.2 67.7 63.6
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 337  of 408 1.8  51.9 50.1 46.0 44.7 43.3 43.4 45.3 44.4 47.3 47.4 47.9 48.1 44.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 280  of 408 2.1  48.1 46.0 42.5 41.1 40.7 39.9 42.2 41.9 46.1 47.1 48.5 44.7 41.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 317  of 408 3.0  52.1 49.1 46.4 44.0 41.9 42.0 42.5 41.6 43.9 40.7 37.7 37.5 38.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 276  of 408 1.0  45.4 44.4 38.9 38.2 36.8 38.3 41.5 40.6 42.4 44.5 45.0 46.0 39.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 387  of 408 1.7  60.2 58.5 54.7 53.2 52.0 50.9 52.1 50.7 54.5 54.0 55.6 57.4 53.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 76  of 410 0.8  82.0 81.2 80.6 79.9 79.1 79.9 80.6 80.7 82.9 83.0 84.4 85.6 84.7
Pay 352  of 410 1.1  56.0 54.9 51.1 52.9 50.8 48.9 53.4 54.0 57.5 57.6 59.2
Strategic Management 311  of 409 3.1  56.0 52.9 49.1 48.9 46.6 48.6 49.2 47.9 50.2 54.2 56.4 56.9 59.2
Teamwork 403  of 409 0.3  56.7 56.4 52.5 52.1 49.9 50.7 49.6 49.8 52.1 59.5 60.9 65.2 57.0
Innovation 320  of 409 -0.2  62.1 62.3 59.6 57.9 56.3 56.6 56.6 58.3 59.7
Training and Development 284  of 410 1.1  59.3 58.2 54.0 53.4 50.7 50.9 52.5 52.2 55.9 57.9 59.0 58.2 55.7
Work–Life Balance 306  of 409 -0.3  58.9 59.2 56.3 55.4 54.5 53.9 55.5 54.6 56.7 58.6 61.7 63.0 61.5
Support for Diversity 387  of 409 0.5  52.3 51.8 45.9 44.9 43.6 43.2 43.7 43.5 45.6 50.1 46.9 50.1 48.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 330  of 408 0.7  44.7 44.0 39.2 38.8 36.4 35.6 38.2 39.8 41.9 42.0 39.2 38.0 38.3
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)
1,691 ( 12.9% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
1,601

Workforce with less than three years of service
23.3%

Employees left (2017)
1,653 ( 12.6% )

Average left (2013-2017)
1,665


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics