Agency Report

Department of the Army


Best Places to Work Rank

  17  
of 19 Large Agencies

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2015 Index Score
57.0
Change from 2014
2.3 

Mission
To defend the nation and its interests by providing expeditionary land forces wherever and whenever they are required. The Army's strategic function is to provide trained and ready forces to support the combatant commanders.
NEW in 2015 Looking at Agencies by Mission
For the first time since we launched the Best Places to Work rankings, we have grouped 75 federal organizations into six mission areas. See how the Department of the Army compares to other organizations responsible for national security.
Website
http://www.army.mil/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 17 of 19 2.3  57.0 54.7 55.6 60.9 64.9 65.6 64.5 64.8 64.9 61.2
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 14 of 19 1.9  52.0 50.1 51.3 54.2 57.3 57.4 56.2 55.9 55.2 48.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 12 of 19 1.7  45.7 44.0 44.4 49.1 53.1 53.8 52.9 53.3 53.5 47.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 10 of 19 1.5  53.7 52.2 52.2 54.1 55.8 56.4 51.7 49.5 49.6 44.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 12 of 19 2.4  44.9 42.5 45.7 48.8 52.4 52.3 52.1 51.1 49.9 43.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 17 of 19 1.7  61.4 59.7 59.9 62.3 65.0 65.0 64.3 65.1 64.1 57.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 14 of 19 1.2  75.6 74.4 74.8 78.8 79.6 80.0 80.2 80.0 79.4 79.7
Pay 16 of 19 4.2  54.6 50.4 48.1 55.0 58.6 61.8 58.8 61.9
Strategic Management 14 of 19 1.8  51.6 49.8 50.4 55.5 58.3 58.8 58.7 59.0 58.9 58.4
Teamwork 16 of 19 1.0  62.3 61.3 62.3 64.6 65.7 66.7 72.1 72.1 72.1 66.9
Innovation 10 of 18 1.8  61.3 59.5 60.1 64.2 65.9 67.2
Training and Development 13 of 19 2.6  57.5 54.9 54.4 60.8 62.2 62.9 63.3 62.5 62.7 57.4
Work–Life Balance 13 of 19 1.1  60.0 58.9 58.1 61.8 62.4 63.3 64.9 63.8 65.2 65.0
Support for Diversity 16 of 19 1.7  54.6 52.9 52.9 55.5 58.5 58.3 62.5 61.1 60.0 57.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 17 of 19 2.5  42.4 39.9 40.4 44.4 47.7 48.5 47.6 48.4 46.9 43.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 17 of 18 2.8  58.1 55.3 56.8 61.8 65.6 64.1 62.1
Male 14 of 18 1.2  60.1 58.9 59.1 65.7 68.0 69.8 65.8
40 and over 14 of 18 1.7  58.0 56.3 60.1 65.0 67.7 67.5 64.7
Under 40 16 of 18 4.5  53.6 49.1 53.3 62.7 65.9 68.1 63.9
American Indian or Native American 13 of 17 4.2  54.0 49.8 58.3 67.8 64.1 59.9
Asian 17 of 18 2.1  63.6 61.5 65.2 67.6 72.2 70.8 65.7
Black or African-American 13 of 18 0.7  61.8 61.1 62.3 65.3 68.3 66.4 66.5
Hispanic or Latino 15 of 18 3.0  59.0 56.0 58.6 64.3 63.8 63.7 69.3
Multi-racial 11 of 18 2.7  53.9 51.2 51.2 57.1 60.6 54.8 58.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6 of 16 4.5  62.8 58.3 58.6 64.0
White 16 of 18 2.0  59.4 57.4 57.9 64.6 67.4 69.4 64.7
Employees with Disabilities 10 of 18 -0.1  56.1 56.2 56.1 60.1
LGBT 16 of 18 0.0  52.1
Senior Executive Service (SES) 16 of 18 -6.1  74.0 80.1 78.9 84.4
Veterans 12 of 18 1.2  59.3 58.1 58.6 64.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 9 of 14 0.0  62.2
Contract Specialist 15 of 17 0.0  51.0
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 8 of 18 0.0  60.1
IT Specialist 17 of 18 0.0  50.7
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 (2014)
13,519 ( 5.7% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
17,468

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.9%

Employees left (2014)
23,349 ( 9.9% )

Average left (2009-2014)
23,392


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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