Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Permanent Workforce: 59,905     Temporary Workforce: 23,297     Total Workforce: 83,202

Workforce Composition
Total # Men Women Hispanic or Latino White Black or African American Asian Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities

Permanent Workforce

59,905

35.26%

64.74%

3.27%

50.99%

20.08%

7.65%

0.08%

17.69%

0.24%

0.93%

Major Occupations:

                     

Medical Officer

6,370

65.21%

34.79%

3.16%

78.26%

5.02%

11.70%

0.09%

1.52%

0.25%

0.44%

Nurse

5,635

15.62%

84.38%

2.98%

69.10%

5.15%

3.28%

0.11%

19.27%

0.11%

0.41%

General Health Science

5,189

41.20%

58.80%

3.10%

71.77%

8.96%

13.91%

0.08%

1.89%

0.29%

0.54%

GS-14 and GS-15*

14,253

45.77%

54.23%

3.16%

71.89%

12.75%

9.93%

0.06%

2.09%

0.13%

0.60%

Senior Pay Level*

756

60.05%

39.95%

1.46%

81.08%

9.26%

5.29%

0.00%

2.78%

0.13%

0.66%

SES

448

52.23%

47.77%

1.56%

78.57%

12.72%

2.23%

0.00%

4.69%

0.22%

0.89%

First-Level Officials/ Managers

1,034

28.82%

71.18%

1.35%

26.69%

10.25%

0.58%

0.00%

61.03%

0.10%

0.39%

Mid-Level Officials/ Managers

2,248

44.26%

55.74%

3.69%

62.54%

19.57%

5.78%

0.04%

8.32%

0.04%

0.76%

Senior-Level Officials/ Managers

3,200

51.81%

48.19%

2.22%

79.16%

10.78%

5.19%

0.03%

2.63%

0.00%

0.53%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities Employment Trends

As of September 30, 2010, HHS employed 672 (0.81%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 1,664 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 80 employees over FY 2009 and an increase of 96 employees since FY 2006. The participation rate for FY 2009 was 0.75% and for FY 2006 was 0.91%. Over the 5-year period HHS had a net decrease of 0.1% in the participation rate of employees with targeted disabilities.

FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# %* # %* # %* # %* # %*

Reportable Disabilities

3,353

 

3,561

 

3,562

 

3,629

 

4,138

 

Targeted Disabilities

576

17.18%

596

16.74%

596

16.73%

592

16.31%

672

16.24%

*The % of Targeted Disabilities in this table represents the # of employees with reportable disabilities that are targeted disabilities.

Women in Management*

As of September 30, 2010, HHS employed 38,785 Women in permanent positions. Women occupied only 48.19% of HHS' permanent senior level management positions. This represents an increase of 41 women in senior management positions since FY 2009 and an increase of 112 women since FY 2006.

WOMEN IN: FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# % # % # % # % # %

Permanent Workforce

34,250

63.64%

34,427

63.97%

35,041

64.56%

36,982

64.81%

38,785

64.74%

Senior Level Management

1,430

40.33%

1,310

45.27%

1,389

46.35%

1,501

48.2%

1,542

48.19%

Mid Level Management

1,129

51.04%

1,137

52.69%

1,148

53.4%

1,231

54.98%

1,253

55.74%

1st Level Management

768

71.51%

737

71.69%

728

70.54%

756

71.52%

736

71.18%

* Numbers represent permanent employees only.