Agency Report

Air Force Special Operations Command (USAF)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  137  

2017 Index Score
67.8

Change from 2016
-6.7 


Parent Agency
Department of the Air Force (Index Score: 60.7)
Mission
To present combat-ready Air Force Special Operations Forces to conduct and support global special operations missions.
Website
http://www.afsoc.af.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 137 of 339 -6.7  67.8 74.5 68.4 64.9 67.3 70.9 69.0 72.7
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 103  of 336 -3.6  63.6 67.2 65.6 61.6 62.7 63.1 62.9 64.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 74  of 336 -1.9  59.6 61.5 61.1 58.8 55.7 58.6 58.9 61.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 37  of 336 -2.6  68.1 70.7 67.1 65.9 68.4 65.0 65.0 63.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 90  of 336 -2.2  59.7 61.9 63.8 54.9 54.4 59.6 60.1 61.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 250  of 336 -6.3  67.4 73.7 69.0 67.5 71.6 67.9 66.6 68.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 50  of 338 0.7  82.8 82.1 81.3 79.8 81.4 84.2 83.3 83.3
Pay 217  of 338 4.1  62.8 58.7 62.7 50.7 51.8 56.0 55.8 62.6
Strategic Management 118  of 337 1.5  60.9 59.4 61.6 56.7 54.8 58.8 58.0 60.9
Teamwork 137  of 337 -3.8  71.9 75.7 72.4 71.6 68.6 72.3 68.0 70.1
Innovation 71  of 337 -1.1  71.5 72.6 72.6 68.4 66.5 72.4 70.3 73.0
Training and Development 110  of 338 1.5  67.2 65.7 64.4 58.0 61.7 65.6 63.3 65.7
Work–Life Balance 95  of 337 0.3  68.7 68.4 65.7 64.3 66.0 64.4 63.1 64.8
Support for Diversity 216  of 337 -2.4  61.0 63.4 63.7 60.6 60.9 57.4 58.7 60.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 155  of 336 -1.9  51.2 53.1 50.7 49.7 47.4 50.3 47.8 53.2
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)
172 ( 10.5% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
114

Workforce with less than three years of service
18.2%

Employees left (2016)
120 ( 7.3% )

Average left (2010-2016)
116


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics