Agency Report

Air Force Elements - U.S. Special Operations Command (USAF)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  162  

2017 Index Score
66.3

Change from 2016
-11.3 


Parent Agency
Department of the Air Force (Index Score: 60.7)
Mission
To provide Air Force Special Operations Forces for worldwide deployment and assignment to regional unified commands.
Website
http://www.socom.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 162 of 339 -11.3  66.3 77.6 73.5 56.5 61.8 67.3
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 142  of 336 -0.3  61.3 61.6 65.7 53.9 54.9 61.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 88  of 336 3.8  58.3 54.5 58.3 45.8 42.0 53.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 211  of 336 -6.2  57.5 63.7 64.5 51.4 54.8 64.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 69  of 336 0.2  61.1 60.9 63.1 54.0 52.0 58.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 286  of 336 0.0  64.8 64.8 72.7 59.2 64.4 66.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 173  of 338 -1.7  78.6 80.3 81.0 68.5 77.1 77.3
Pay 156  of 338 -7.3  66.5 73.8 71.5 58.8 54.1 62.8
Strategic Management 277  of 337 -8.9  53.0 61.9 63.4 56.4 51.3 61.7
Teamwork 205  of 337 -3.1  69.2 72.3 71.2 66.7 65.6 70.9
Innovation 158  of 337 -1.2  67.0 68.2 71.4 65.8 68.9 68.2
Training and Development 237  of 338 -10.4  59.4 69.8 63.6 49.8 52.5 61.0
Work–Life Balance 75  of 337 3.8  70.6 66.8 67.5 60.2 64.5 67.7
Support for Diversity 264  of 337 3.6  58.1 54.5 59.1 49.2 53.7 61.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 174  of 336 -3.9  50.2 54.1 50.6 44.0 43.2 46.9
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)
64 ( 6.5% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
52

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.1%

Employees left (2016)
70 ( 7.1% )

Average left (2010-2016)
61


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics