Our People & Culture

Driven to Make a Difference

Our diverse team shares a vision of a value-based system that provides compassionate and equitable care.

Our People

UnitedHealth Group is led by 380,000 team members united in our mission to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. 

We are doctors, nurses, technologists, data scientists, care advocates, administrators, researchers and more; guided by integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance; committed to improving the health of the people and communities we are privileged to serve.

Our team includes:





All serving 149M individuals.

Our Culture

At UnitedHealth Group, we celebrate our people, ideas and experiences — fostering an inclusive, equitable and diverse environment where all team members are appreciated, valued and able to reach their full potential. Each day, we seek to deliver real value for people and give back to the communities where we live and work.

Inclusion & Diversity
Fulfilling our mission and long-term strategy begins with an inclusive, equitable and diverse culture, and a workforce reflective of the communities and people we are privileged to serve.
We build our pipeline of top talent to find the individuals who can help make a real difference, together. 
Employee Development
We offer a full range of health and well-being tools and services, a robust learning management system and a program to develop new managers.



Ethics & Integrity

The people of UnitedHealth Group are committed to the highest standards of integrity.


United for Giving

Through our United for Giving program, UnitedHealth Group supports our employees and the causes they are most passionate about by matching their contributions — dollar for dollar — to the nonprofit of their choice.

Pay Equity

UnitedHealth Group is committed to pay equity for all employees.


EEO-1 Data

Find our consolidated EE0-1, representing U.S.-based employees as of December 2021.



Images of employees attending April 26, 2018 Innovation Forum at Optum headquarters in Minnesota.

Awards & Recognition

UnitedHealth Group, Optum and UnitedHealthcare are committed to expanding access to care, improving affordability, enhancing the health care experience and achieving better outcomes for the people and communities we serve. We are honored to be acknowledged for our work with the following awards and recognition.