Agency Report

National Institutes of Health

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  61  

2018 Engagement Score
75.6

Change from 2017
1.4 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Engagement Score: 70.9)
Mission
To seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.
Website
https://www.nih.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 61 of 415 1.4  75.6 74.2 70.0 66.9 64.6 62.7 69.2 68.5 69.4 66.1 65.6 62.7 67.6
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 54  of 408 2.3  68.4 66.1 62.2 59.6 57.0 55.4 59.6 59.2 59.9 58.1 56.6 52.7 54.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 62  of 408 1.8  61.5 59.7 56.3 53.0 50.0 47.8 53.3 53.4 55.1 53.1 52.8 48.6 51.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 68  of 408 2.7  66.6 63.9 60.5 58.3 56.1 54.3 56.2 55.1 55.6 51.3 46.8 44.3 46.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 44  of 408 2.9  65.7 62.8 58.2 55.5 52.3 50.7 55.5 55.3 55.6 54.2 52.1 47.5 50.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 119  of 408 1.5  75.3 73.8 70.0 67.7 65.7 64.5 68.6 68.0 68.9 68.1 68.1 64.3 63.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 42  of 410 1.0  84.3 83.3 81.4 80.2 78.8 77.9 79.7 79.5 80.4 80.6 80.4 77.3 81.6
Pay 225  of 410 1.5  63.2 61.7 57.9 55.0 52.2 47.3 58.8 60.9 64.7 61.7 59.9
Strategic Management 68  of 409 2.7  67.9 65.2 63.5 61.6 59.2 58.4 61.2 61.6 63.1 63.0 61.3 59.6 65.6
Teamwork 83  of 409 1.5  76.7 75.2 72.6 70.6 69.2 68.6 69.9 69.1 69.5 74.8 73.8 72.8 70.6
Innovation 40  of 409 1.6  74.8 73.2 70.8 69.1 67.2 65.0 68.4 69.3 70.7
Training and Development 68  of 410 1.8  71.9 70.1 67.3 64.6 62.5 60.8 64.4 65.1 67.8 66.3 64.6 64.0 63.0
Work–Life Balance 82  of 409 0.9  70.6 69.7 68.0 66.5 65.4 64.2 68.1 67.7 69.4 70.6 68.3 67.9 74.3
Support for Diversity 48  of 409 1.0  70.7 69.7 65.8 63.0 61.6 60.6 64.3 63.9 63.7 69.4 66.1 63.5 68.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 58  of 408 2.3  59.6 57.3 53.0 50.9 48.2 43.8 51.0 53.5 54.9 52.9 52.2 48.1 50.9
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 (2017)
833 ( 6.2% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
777

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.2%

Employees left (2017)
789 ( 5.9% )

Average left (2013-2017)
792


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics