Agency Report

Department of the Air Force

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

  16  

2017 Index Score
60.7

Change from 2016
1.4 


Mission
To fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.
Website
http://www.af.mil/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 16 of 18 1.4  60.7 59.3 60.0 56.8 57.2 61.5 62.9 64.8 63.6 63.8 62.6 62.3
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 8  of 18 1.5  57.6 56.1 56.6 54.1 54.5 56.0 56.6 58.0 54.5 54.3 53.7 51.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 8  of 18 1.7  51.8 50.1 50.1 47.4 47.3 50.4 52.2 53.9 52.1 52.4 50.7 49.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 6  of 18 1.8  60.3 58.5 58.5 56.2 56.2 56.9 57.0 56.8 51.3 47.5 49.1 47.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 4  of 18 1.8  51.8 50.0 50.4 47.2 48.9 50.4 50.7 52.6 49.8 49.2 49.2 46.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 13  of 18 0.7  64.9 64.2 65.0 63.4 62.9 64.0 64.5 66.1 62.0 63.7 62.2 59.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 14  of 18 1.3  76.8 75.5 75.9 73.7 74.3 77.9 78.2 79.1 78.7 78.5 78.7 79.4
Pay 14  of 18 2.2  58.5 56.3 56.2 52.1 49.3 55.8 58.3 63.5 60.6 62.2
Strategic Management 10  of 18 1.2  55.0 53.8 53.9 51.1 52.3 56.0 57.1 56.5 56.5 56.9 56.5 60.4
Teamwork 11  of 18 1.5  67.3 65.8 66.5 65.2 65.5 66.5 67.0 67.1 71.8 71.7 72.0 69.1
Innovation 6  of 18 1.8  65.5 63.7 64.2 61.8 61.2 64.5 65.1 66.1
Training and Development 9  of 18 1.9  61.6 59.7 60.0 56.3 56.9 62.3 62.0 62.9 63.1 62.3 63.1 59.4
Work–Life Balance 9  of 18 1.3  62.4 61.1 61.4 59.7 59.1 61.7 59.6 61.2 63.6 64.1 64.9 67.9
Support for Diversity 14  of 18 1.9  59.0 57.1 57.5 55.0 53.6 55.4 56.3 56.9 58.9 57.4 56.4 58.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 12  of 18 1.7  46.8 45.1 45.7 42.7 41.3 44.7 46.0 47.3 45.1 46.8 44.2 45.1
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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

Employees joined (2016)
14,334 ( 9.1% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
10,328

Workforce with less than three years of service
16.1%

Employees left (2016)
14,017 ( 8.9% )

Average left (2010-2016)
13,423


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