Agency Report

Department of Health and Human Services

Mission
To help provide the building blocks that Americans need to live healthy, successful lives.
Websites
http://www.hhs.gov/

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 7 of 19

Large Agencies

Index Score: 61.9

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 7 of 19 61.9 63.3 62.7 64.8 62.3 61.3 62.1 61.9
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 8 of 19 53.8 53.8 53.0 54.3 52.3 51.2 49.7 48.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 8 of 19 46.8 47.4 47.6 49.8 49.1 48.1 46.4 45.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 16 of 19 51.4 50.7 49.6 50.4 46.1 41.8 41.0 42.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 7 of 19 48.8 49.1 48.6 49.1 47.2 45.9 44.6 43.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 10 of 19 63.5 63.3 61.8 63.6 62.1 62.7 61.0 58.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 6 of 19 77.5 78.2 78.0 79.1 78.6 78.3 76.6 79.3
Pay 8 of 19 54.2 57.4 59.6 65.0 62.3 61.7 None None
Strategic Management 5 of 19 55.9 56.4 55.7 56.7 57.0 56.2 56.4 60.7
Teamwork 11 of 19 64.7 64.2 62.6 63.2 69.0 68.8 68.8 65.3
Training and Development 9 of 19 57.7 58.7 58.4 60.6 60.0 59.3 58.8 57.0
Work–Life Balance 5 of 19 60.7 61.9 61.3 62.5 63.0 62.8 63.7 66.9
Support for Diversity 10 of 19 56.2 55.8 55.6 56.3 60.9 57.6 57.4 60.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 7 of 19 43.6 45.9 46.6 47.9 47.0 46.4 44.6 45.1
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 5 of 18 79.1 78.5 81.0 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 7 of 18 64.3 65.0 64.5 65.3 61.2 None None None
Male 6 of 18 65.4 67.8 67.7 69.2 64.3 None None None
40 and over 6 of 18 64.2 65.4 65.0 66.2 62.0 None None None
Under 40 6 of 18 67.2 68.4 68.5 68.9 63.5 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None 59.6 61.5 63.6 62.9 None None None
Asian 4 of 18 70.8 71.7 73.3 74.4 71.8 None None None
Black or African-American 7 of 18 66.0 66.3 64.7 64.4 61.2 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 8 of 18 64.1 65.7 64.9 65.4 59.4 None None None
Multi-racial 8 of 18 56.3 55.7 52.7 57.7 52.9 None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 8 of 14 59.4 65.3 None None None None None None
White 5 of 18 66.4 68.7 67.9 68.8 62.3 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 11 of 18 55.6 55.2 None None None None None None
Veterans 8 of 18 61.6 62.4 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 5 of 18 83.0 84.3 None None None None None None

Note: Results for HHS are based on the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, which excludes approximately 4,000 staff under Title 42.

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Demographics source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2012):  4,350 ( 7.10% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  4,981

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  16.30%

Employees left (2012):  4,179 ( 6.80% )

Average left (2008-2012):  3,743


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics