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Table 1 Identifying the gender of DHHS employees based on first names

From: Narrowing but persisting gender pay gap among employees of the US Department of Health and Human Services during 2010–2018

Year Total number of DHHS employees % of DHHS employees whose gender is not identified Among those whose gender is identified Average pay Female/male pay ratio (%)
% of GS employees % Female Male Female
2010 81,111 11.5% 82.2 58.9 $94,675 $82,370 87.0
2011 83,277 11.8% 82.1 58.8 $94,845 $83,653 88.2
2012 84,636 12.0% 82.2 58.8 $95,480 $84,693 88.7
2013 84,595 12.2% 82.9 58.8 $96,063 $86,090 89.6
2015 60,243 13.8% 82.7 59.2 $100,941 $90,592 89.7
2016 61,399 14.6% 83.8 59.0 $101,695 $91,689 90.2
2017 70,831 15.0% 83.7 59.4 $105,582 $95,766 90.7
2018 73,858 15.4% 83. 59.6 $109,542 $99,515 90.8
  1. DHHS US Department of Health and Human Services, GS General Schedule. The number of employees is calculated based on data reported by the FedsDataCenter.com