Agency Report

U.S. Special Operations Command (Army)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  29  

2016 Index Score
77.2

Change from 2015
1.1 


Parent Agency
Department of the Army (Index Score: 57.8)
Mission
To organize, train, educate, man, equip, fund, administer, mobilize, deploy and sustain Army special operations forces to successfully conduct worldwide special operations across the range of military operations in support of regional combatant commanders, American ambassadors and other agencies as directed.
Website
http://www.soc.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 29 of 305 1.1  77.2 76.1 72.0 65.0 68.3 70.9 70.9
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 25 of 303 1.0  69.1 68.1 63.1 58.6 60.7 61.6 62.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 31 of 303 -1.3  62.4 63.7 58.3 50.8 56.1 54.4 57.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 13 of 303 5.4  70.8 65.4 62.8 56.3 60.8 58.7 63.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 13 of 303 1.5  67.6 66.1 60.6 56.2 57.7 60.4 60.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 76 of 303 -0.5  73.0 73.5 68.2 66.0 66.0 67.8 67.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 11 of 304 -0.3  84.1 84.4 81.6 78.3 81.8 79.4 81.4
Pay 107 of 304 -0.2  65.9 66.1 59.2 52.7 60.6 58.9 63.9
Strategic Management 43 of 304 -1.6  66.1 67.7 62.3 60.1 61.2 59.8 62.6
Teamwork 49 of 304 1.7  75.0 73.3 74.6 71.3 69.9 67.7 69.2
Innovation 17 of 304 1.6  75.9 74.3 68.4 65.7 70.7 68.8 71.4
Training and Development 33 of 304 1.5  72.6 71.1 65.4 58.1 65.0 61.4 65.2
Work–Life Balance 52 of 304 -3.3  70.1 73.4 65.5 62.4 67.2 67.7 70.2
Support for Diversity 19 of 304 4.7  71.9 67.2 70.2 57.6 60.9 62.2 63.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 41 of 303 1.0  57.5 56.5 51.1 46.6 51.8 49.6 52.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 21 of 285 2.0  78.8 76.8 69.4 67.0 68.9 72.3 72.7
Male 19 of 294 1.0  81.3 80.3 77.6 71.0 72.5 74.8 74.6
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 0.0  79.5 75.7 70.9 74.6
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 42 of 299 3.3  79.1 75.8 71.4 68.2 69.9 75.2 73.8
Employees with Disabilities 2 of 194 8.9  84.5 75.6 84.6 60.2 69.6
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 12 of 230 1.9  80.7 78.8 78.4 70.4 73.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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 (2015)
86 ( 5.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
80

Workforce with less than three years of service
10.5%

Employees left (2015)
104 ( 6.5% )

Average left (2010-2015)
100


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics