Agency Report

National Institutes of Health (HHS)

Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 61.9)
Mission
To employ science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
Websites
http://www.nih.gov/

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 108 of 300

Agency Subcomponents

Index Score: 62.7

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 108 of 300 62.7 69.2 68.5 69.4 66.1 65.6 62.7 67.6
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 125 of 300 55.4 59.6 59.2 59.9 58.1 56.6 52.7 54.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 128 of 300 47.8 53.3 53.4 55.1 53.1 52.8 48.6 51.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 145 of 300 54.3 56.2 55.1 55.6 51.3 46.8 44.3 46.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 107 of 300 50.7 55.5 55.3 55.6 54.2 52.1 47.5 50.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 160 of 300 64.5 68.6 68.0 68.9 68.1 68.1 64.3 63.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 81 of 300 77.9 79.7 79.5 80.4 80.6 80.4 77.3 81.6
Pay 252 of 300 47.3 58.8 60.9 64.7 61.7 59.9 None None
Strategic Management 75 of 300 58.4 61.2 61.6 63.1 63.0 61.3 59.6 65.6
Teamwork 99 of 300 68.6 69.9 69.1 69.5 74.8 73.8 72.8 70.6
Training and Development 76 of 300 60.8 64.4 65.1 67.8 66.3 64.6 64.0 63.0
Work–Life Balance 80 of 300 64.2 68.1 67.7 69.4 70.6 68.3 67.9 74.3
Support for Diversity 89 of 300 60.6 64.3 63.9 63.7 69.4 66.1 63.5 68.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 137 of 300 43.8 51.0 53.5 54.9 52.9 52.2 48.1 50.9
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 15 of 47 80.1 79.4 81.9 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 82 of 281 66.1 69.2 69.2 72.1 65.5 None None None
Male 91 of 289 66.9 69.6 70.8 71.9 67.1 None None None
40 and over 103 of 299 65.8 68.7 69.3 71.5 65.3 None None None
Under 40 60 of 209 69.3 72.2 72.2 74.5 69.2 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None None None 67.9 60.3 None None None
Asian 31 of 84 72.5 74.7 76.0 77.8 74.9 None None None
Black or African-American 80 of 195 64.4 66.8 65.5 67.0 62.9 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 35 of 118 68.9 69.2 68.9 67.4 59.9 None None None
Multi-racial 18 of 81 63.5 57.6 54.4 68.5 54.0 None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander None None None None None None None None None
White 93 of 285 66.6 70.7 71.1 74.0 66.7 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 100 of 164 54.1 55.7 None None None None None None
Veterans 120 of 218 60.1 63.2 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) None None None None None None None None None

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):  657 ( 5.00% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  862

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  11.50%

Employees left (2012):  693 ( 5.20% )

Average left (2008-2012):  690


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics