Agency Report

U.S. Special Operations Command (Army)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  53  

2017 Index Score
75.5

Change from 2016
-1.7 


Parent Agency
Department of the Army (Index Score: 62.4)
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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 53 of 339 -1.7  75.5 77.2 76.1 72.0 65.0 68.3 70.9 70.9
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 45  of 336 0.0  69.1 69.1 68.1 63.1 58.6 60.7 61.6 62.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 45  of 336 1.3  63.7 62.4 63.7 58.3 50.8 56.1 54.4 57.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 55  of 336 -4.3  66.5 70.8 65.4 62.8 56.3 60.8 58.7 63.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 30  of 336 -0.5  67.1 67.6 66.1 60.6 56.2 57.7 60.4 60.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 92  of 336 2.2  75.2 73.0 73.5 68.2 66.0 66.0 67.8 67.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 75  of 338 -2.6  81.5 84.1 84.4 81.6 78.3 81.8 79.4 81.4
Pay 116  of 338 2.7  68.6 65.9 66.1 59.2 52.7 60.6 58.9 63.9
Strategic Management 48  of 337 1.2  67.3 66.1 67.7 62.3 60.1 61.2 59.8 62.6
Teamwork 76  of 337 0.9  75.9 75.0 73.3 74.6 71.3 69.9 67.7 69.2
Innovation 55  of 337 -3.0  72.9 75.9 74.3 68.4 65.7 70.7 68.8 71.4
Training and Development 79  of 338 -3.1  69.5 72.6 71.1 65.4 58.1 65.0 61.4 65.2
Work–Life Balance 56  of 337 2.3  72.4 70.1 73.4 65.5 62.4 67.2 67.7 70.2
Support for Diversity 59  of 337 -2.0  69.9 71.9 67.2 70.2 57.6 60.9 62.2 63.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 74  of 336 -1.5  56.0 57.5 56.5 51.1 46.6 51.8 49.6 52.6
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)
77 ( 4.8% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
69

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.1%

Employees left (2016)
129 ( 8.1% )

Average left (2010-2016)
109


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics